By Sean O’Brien
24th October 2020,
11: 58 am
Khabib Nurmagomedov weighed in at 155 kilos sooner than his lightweight title defence against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.
Or did he? MMA experts are sceptical after the Russian’s appearance on the scales the old day.
The 28-0 champion looked anxious and worried as he called for a towel to quilt him so he may perchance per chance well per chance recall away the further weight of his attire.
Khabib then let out a enormous whisper of relief and buried his face in his hands as he obtained the all-clear for Saturday’s essential occasion.
However, there are strategies that Khabib’s feeling used to be in spite of all the pieces despair.
One of the foremost fighter’s guests earn argued that the 32-yr-frail used to be brushed aside slightly swiftly by the legit overseeing the weigh-in, whereas the size’s bar looked as if it would be tilting upward.
It’s all piquant conspiracy theories, in spite of all the pieces, and formally, Khabib hit the scales at championship weight reverse Gaethje.
However that didn’t discontinue the experts from speculating…
Appears relish He missed weight to me!
— Tim Elliott (@TElliott125) October 23, 2020
FYI the @ufc makes you step on the size in a help room sooner than you jog for the legit weigh in. You don’t procure to step on the legit scale except you’re on weight and namely whenever you occur to may perchance per chance well per chance also be the essential one on the size 🤷🏾♂️
— Deron Winn (@DeronWinn) October 23, 2020