“5 hours on Whatsapp” – Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals how social media has taken control of his life


“5 hours on Whatsapp” – Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals how social media has taken control of his life

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Khabib Nurmagomedov admits to being addicted to social media. The former UFC fighter reveals the amount of time he spends on social media apps every day.

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Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, ever since retirement has been heavy on taking care of his businesses, and MMA promotion. The UFC legend can’t help but stay on the phone for most of his day. In a recent episode of the Muslim Money Guys podcast, “The Eagle” believes social media has become an integral part of his life.

“For me, it is very hard to deal with it. Have to stay away from social media. I talk about my personal life,” said Nurmagomedov on the podcast. “Like Instagram, maybe one hour a day, like at least minimum…and Whatsapp, for sure 4-5 hours, maybe 4 hours,” added Nurmagomedov on his social media consumption.

The UFC legend reveals he has a well-thought schedule every day to make sure he doesn’t let his social media consumption take most of his day. The fighter, even after retirement still trains every day. Adding to his training, Khabib now also has a lot of business to take care of.

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How many followers does Khabib Nurmagomedov have on social media?

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Nurmagomedov is arguably the greatest lightweight champion in the history of the promotion and was one of the most dominant fighters ever. He went 29-0 in his career before he decided to retire in the year 2020. Despite calling retirement from professional fighting, Nurmagomedov is still very relevant in the fighting world.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is a very active user of Instagram and has over 30 million followers. The fighter is constantly posting updates about his promotion, Eagle FC, or about his teammates, helping gain more attention to their fights. On Twitter, the fighter has over 2 million followers despite not being very active on that social media platform.

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Khabib is a household name in the MMA fraternity and is one of the main reasons for the growth of mixed martial arts. Where do you rate Khabib Nurmagomedov in terms of influence on the sport?

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