UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father ‘dies aged just 57 of complications from coronavirus’ in Moscow hospital after undergoing emergency bypass surgery for heart attack suffered at hands of Covid-19
- Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father suffered heart attack after getting coronavirus
- He then had complications stemming from infection and has died aged 57
- The news was revealed online by controversial Cechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov
- He wrote: ‘Sad news reached me, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov left this world’
The legendary trainer had been hospitalised in Moscow for weeks after suffering a heart attack following his contraction of Covid-19.
His death was announced by Cechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov with a message which read: ‘Sad news reached me, friends, that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov had left this world.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov (left), father of UFC star Khabib (right) has ‘died in hospital’
‘From all Chechen people I offer sincere condolences to the family of Abdulmanap Magomedovich!
‘He left us, leaving behind a good name and raising a worthy generation!’
Abdulmanap fell ill back in April with pneumonia-like symptoms and his condition deteriorated.
He was then flown to hospital in Moscow where he tested positive for coronavirus and then suffered a heart attack.
The veteran coach was then put into a medically induced coma and when he regained consciousness was reportedly struggling with his speech and according to Kadyrov, has since died.