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UK Rapper Honors Khabib Nurmagomedov with Viral Rap Song

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Top billboard artiste in the UK Central Cee releases a song with over 12 million views starring UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov.

First, let us give you an in-depth view of the man we are talking about, the Russian origin Mixed Martial Artist who hails from Dagestan, Russia.  Khabib formerly happened to be a lightweight champion as he was the longest-reigning UFC Lightweight Champion, having held the title from April 2018 to March 2021. 

Being one of the all-time most renowned defensive fighters, he has constantly sprung up in the talks of the greatest ever to grace the division. ‘The Eagle’ has become an essential personality to the promotion in and out of the octagon.

Despite being heavily criticized for his fighting tactics and boring grappling skills, the Russian still featured in the biggest selling pay-per-view (PPV) matchup in the UFC’s history when he took on Conor McGregor.

Central Cee Reps Khabib Nurmagomedov in His Latest Rap Single

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a freestyle grappler whose specific expertise is wrestling with a background in Sambo. His style utilizes aspects of Judo, catch wrestling, and jiu-jitsu and helped him amass a finish rate of 65% in his illustrious UFC career, which ended shortly after his father’s passing.

Surprisingly, with his fame and celebrity-athlete stature, he has not established himself as entertaining and catchy but recently caught the attention of one of the UK’s top hip-hop artists, who celebrated his fighting style in a punch line while also naming the track after the former undisputed champion.

“The power’s strong, where am I now?

I been in the charts for eighteen weeks

My bro stay knocking man out

Make man tap out, but he stay on his deen like Khabib

Bro, I know it’s long time no see, but I’m here whenever you need” – Center Cee said in the Chorus to his song “Khabib”

The song released by Center Cee, who is a British rapper born in west London, has reached a peak high of No.22 in UK’s top 50 charts while also amassing over 12 million views, as discussed in a podcast by former UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping.

Nurmagomedov, since his retirement, has established his mixed martial arts promotion company ‘Eagle Fc’, which has been host to some entertaining matchups and recently had UFC big names Kamaru Usman and Henry Cejudo feature in their pre-fight show.

Check out the full video to Centre Cee’s song “Khabib”:

Featured Image Credits to Embed from Getty Images and Central Cee

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