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15 May 2020 00:30

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father, Abdulmanap, suffered a heart attack after contracting coronavirus, it's claimed.

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father, Abdulmanap, suffered a heart attack after contracting coronavirus, it's claimed. The father and trainer of UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov was placed in a medically induced coma following heart surgery. And according to TV channel 'Baza', Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov suffered a heart attack after contracting coronavirus. Nurmagomedov, 57, is said to be in a serious but stable condition in a Moscow hospital. Abdulmanap was initial treated in his native Dagestan, however, he was flown to a military hospital in Moscow when his condition worsened.

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father suffered heart attack after contracting coronavirus

UFC president Dana White issued a statement on Abdulmanap's hospitalisation late on Wednesday night, which read: "Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov is a true martial artist who lives a life of pride, honour and respect.