In the lead up to UFC 229, Conor McGregor held no prisoners with his new brand of trash talk. His tactics of attempting to mentally get the wood over his Russian opponent included dissing his religion as well as his ability in the ring.
Obviously, Khabib had the last laugh, letting his fists do the talking. The Russian seemed to make relatively light work of McGregor who many tipped to easily win the showdown. After all the rubbish and carry on that occurred in the wake of the Las Vegas fight, a rare photo of Nurmagomedov and his wife was snapped.
Being of the Muslim faith, his wife chooses to wear a veil. Photos from the couple’s wedding show her in a full traditional white covering. Make no mistake, respect should be given to whatever decision the couple make with regards to their religion and associated attire.
The couple has two children, a boy and a girl and resides Makhachkala in the Republic of Dagestan. They married in a traditional ceremony in 2013. As you can see from the pictures, Khabib’s wife donned the traditional Muslim wedding attire for the ceremony and the reception.
Khabib and his management have kept his wife’s identity secret since they married allowing him to concentrate on his fighting and her to stay out of the limelight. It was reported last month that a rare photograph on an unveiled Mrs Nurmagomedov was taken.
However, despite being reported by many leading publications, the photos were proven to be a hoax, the women being Russian TV personality Olga Buzov. Other than that, Khabib keeps most of his interviews strictly on the topic of fighting, or his upcoming bouts, rarely deviating to disclose personal information.
His focus relative to McGregor’s showmanship was seen as a leading reason for his clear dominance when the pair met in October. Check out the video below with a montage of pictures from Khabib’s wedding: