Is Islam Makhachev related to Khabib Nurmagomedov by blood?

Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov are not biological brothers, but they share a brotherly bond between themselves. The two have been training together since childhood under the tutelage of Khabib’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. Growing up together in Dagestan, Russia, Makhachev and Nurmagomedov became good friends over the years. Islam Makhachev was always a permanent fixture in Khabib Nurmagomedov’s corner for most of his octagon outings. After Nurmagomedov’s retirement, Makhachev became heir apparent to his dominance and ascended to the top of the lightweight division. ‘The Eagle’ has returned to corner his teammate for the UFC 294 title defence against Alexander Volkanovski. (according to Sportskeeda)

Is Islam Makhachev the next Khabib Nurmagomedov in UFC?

Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov have an extremely similar style of fighting in the octagon. As a result, they are frequently compared to one another. When Khabib retired from the UFC last year, he stated that Islam would take his place in the division next. Islam Makhachev is currently one of the most promising fighters in the lightweight division. The fighter is on a winning streak right now and seems to be unstoppable in his stride to the top of the division. Prior to his MMA career, Islam Makhachev was a Combat Sambo World Champion. He is currently ranked fifth in the UFC lightweight division. (according to EssentiallySports)

How does Islam influence the lives and careers of Makhachev and Nurmagomedov?

Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov are both devout Muslims who follow the teachings and practices of their faith. They often pray before and after their fights, and they observe the fasting month of Ramadan. They also avoid alcohol and other intoxicants, and they dress modestly. They have expressed their gratitude to Allah for their success and their respect for their opponents. They have also used their platform to raise awareness and support for various causes, such as the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, the oppression of the Uyghur Muslims in China, and the humanitarian crisis in Syria. (according to various sources)