UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his coach Javier Mendez have made a bet for the UFC 248 main event this weekend.
The eagerly awaited UFC Middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero at UFC 248 has everyone excited. From MMA fans to media and beyond, everyone is eager to see and talk about what’s going to happen when the two men meet in the Octagon.
Nurmagomedov and his head coach, Mendez recently discussed their thoughts regarding the outcome of the fight in a video his Youtube channel. The two men shared who they think will win in the main event of UFC 248 and made an interesting wager.
“How much? Dinner?” said Javier. “Gucci sunglasses that Islam’s (Makhachev) has got. If you lose you got to get them for me.” Javier continued.
“If I lose, I don’t need nothing” Khabib said about his side of the bet. Javier Mendez said that he has to give Khabib something. “5 round?” Khabib suggested.
Nurmagomedov confidently sided with Yoel Romero, an old friend of his to finally capture the UFC Middleweight title. On the hand, Mendez said that he is backing “The Last Stylebender” to successfully defend his belt.
Mendez wanted Khabib to get Islam Makhachev’s Gucci sunglasses for him if Adesanya beat Romero, but Khabib would much rather just buy him a new pair than become a ‘thief’.
If Romero is able to takes the title and Nurmagomedov wins the bet, he wants to spar with Mendez for 5 rounds.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has worked with Javier Mendez for years now, maintaining a friendly and loyal relationship. In terms of picking the winner of the main event, they are definitely split down the middle with who they’re backing.
This article first appeared on CLOSEDGUARDMEDIA.com on 6th March, 2020.