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Is Hasbulla Fighting Abdu Rozik In The UFC?

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Is Hasbulla Fighting Abdu Rozik In The UFC?

19-year old social media superstar Hasbulla Magomedov is set to fight fellow social media celebrity Abdu Rozik in a UFC bout as Dana White teases a potential date for the much anticipated exhibition.

Hasbulla, nicknamed ‘the mini Khabib’ and Rozik both suffer from Growth Hormone deficiency, due to faulty pituitary glands, and as a result Hasbulla stands at just 3’ 4” and possesses childlike features which have endeared him to his social media followers.

Having already turned down an offer of 7 million Rubles to fight fellow Russian entertainer Abdu Rozik (apparently demanding 21 million), Hasbulla has confirmed he still wants to make the fight happen, describing himself as ‘eager’ in a recent interview. Since emerging as an internet celebrity, he’s struck up a friendship with fellow Dagestani Khabib Nurmagomedov, and numerous videos have been posted of him honing his fighting skills with various Russian fighters.

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There’s clearly bad blood between the two, with a video of an altercation between the two at UFC 267 late last year going viral. Hasbulla recently spoke to Barstool Sports to challenge claims he was ducking his opponent. ‘When I’m in Dubai, his home,’ the TikTok star claimed, ‘he’s nowhere to be seen. But when I go home to Dagestan he talks the talk.’

Asked recently on the Barstool Sports Spinnin Backfist podcast whether the fight was ‘on the radar’, Dana White not only confirmed it was, but floated August 20th as a potential date for the two to fight.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram @hasbulla.hushetskiy / Instagram @abdu_rozik

Topics: Dana White, Hasbulla Magomedov, Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC

James Grimditch
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