UFC light champion Khabib Nurmagomedov pocketed a huge bounty after the UFC 254 event. After the battle at UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov surprised everyone when he announced his retirement quickly.
Worth mentioning, according to UFC President Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov has only lost 2 matches during his great career. That achievement has made Dana White regretful praise and claim that Khabib is a GOAT (Greatest Of All Time – Greatest Of All Time).
Not only that, many sources also said that Khabib received a huge bonus after UFC 254. More specifically, Khabib received about 4.6 million pounds after the night of the match. That is not to mention the PPV commissions in the Khabib and UFC contracts, which are secured.
Khabib pocketed at least £ 4.5 million after winning UFC 254
It is estimated that Khabib at UFC 254 received a much larger share than the PPV at UFC 229 (£ 1.5 million), where Khabib defeated Conor McGregor.
As for Gaethje, the American puncher went home with £ 300,000 in his pocket after efforts on Yas Island. Currently, since retiring, the lightweight championship will be quickly found by the UFC. However, the audience still has the opportunity to daydream about Khabib’s return in the future, despite the fragile hope,
Khabib announced his retirement after winning the UFC 254
Immediately after winning UFC 254 over Justin Gaethje announced his retirement. After a moment of calm, the Russian champion suddenly announced his retirement when a few days earlier, he himself denied this rumor.
According to Khabib, his mother was saddened by the death of Abdulmanap, Khabib’s father and she did not want her son to play without his father. Khabib has fulfilled his promise to his mother even though he still has one more game to fulfill his 30-0 goal.
With the way of saying, doing and having no precedent of “bawling”, it is very likely that this will be the real farewell word of “Russian Eagle”. There will be no more Khabib vs Conor McGregor 2, there will be no more Khabib vs Tony Ferguson and no more chances for a superfight with George St.Pierre.
Anyway, Khabib retired with a great legacy that would not be expected for a long time. Khabib thanked his teammates, opponents, and team for this surprising farewell day.