Joe Rogan always praised Khabib Némagomedov his dominating fighting style and humble nature. Most fight fans and analysts rank Khabib among the five greatest fighters. Rogan discussed Khabib’s dominance in the ring on his podcast.
Joe Rogan argued the 145lbs, 155lbs, and 170lbs are the most competitive weight categories in MMA. He praised Khabib Numagomedov, for his dominance and victory over the other Lightweight fighters. Joe Rogan stated that Nurmagomedov is the most dominant fighter in the weight class with the highest level of competition.
Rogan added, ” when he wrestles with guys and he grabs their hands, you can see in their faces like, Oh my god, this is different.”Khabib dominated the competition, retiring in 2020 after defending his title against Justin Gaethje. Khabib Nurmagomedov has been inducted into UFC Hall of Fame class of 2022.
He retired with a record of 29 wins, zero losses. He won notable victories against Conor McGregor Dustin Pourier Justin Gaethje and Rafael dos Anjos. Few fighters have retired from MMA with an undefeated track record. Khabib joins RicksonGracie on the list of fighters who retired with an undefeated track record.
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Alexander Volkanovski
Khabib and Islam Makhachev have a strong bond. Khabib was Makhachev’s coach after his retirement. They had trained together previously. Khabib played a key role in Makhachev’s victory over Charles Oliveira for the UFC Lightweight Title. Khabib Nurmagomedov was reportedly worried about Islam Makhachev before facing featherweight Alexander Volkanovski in UFC 284. This is according to Khabib’s former coach Javier Mendez.
Nurmagomedov announced last year that he was retiring from coaching. He wanted to spend time with his Dagestan family. Khabib Nurmagomedov is a man of family who has spoken about his desire to shield his family from the media. Khabib Nurmagomedov, despite this, closely watched Makhachev during the days before his fight with Volkanovski. Islam Makhachev defeated Alexander Volkanovski via unanimous decision in Australia.
Since losing the fight, Volkanovski pushed for another match, and Dana White recently backed it up. Before a rematch, both fighters have to defend their titles in their respective divisions. Dana said, “Yair versus Volkanovski; Islam versus someone and then the rematch.”