Oleg Taktarova: Cyril Kallinikov / RIA Novosti
A former fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Oleg Taktarov commented on the conflict between the Russian fighter Habib Nurmagomedov and rapper, the founder of the label Black Star Timati. The word athlete leads the TV channel “360”.
“Usually, if an athlete is distracted, so he was worried, not confident. It is impossible for one person to solve all of one nation,” says Taktarov. In his opinion, the behavior Nurmagomedov is connected with preparation for the upcoming battle. “People can flare up at any moment, like a pregnant woman. The body does not get food, nervous stress before the fight. Another thing, why focus on this case, if the athlete started, it’s very bad,” he added.
The conflict in social networks between the fighter and the rapper broke out after Nurmagomedov has approved the cancellation of another representative of the Black Star — Yegor creed. After that, Timothy has recorded a video message to the fighter, where he pointed to a wrong. Nurmagomedov responded with an emotional post on Instagram, noting that “every creature will answer for their words.”
On 9 September it became known that the creed will not serve in Dagestan. The concert was cancelled due to numerous threats in the address of the musician.
Nurmagomedov is the reigning champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC). 6 October, he will fight for the title in a bout against McGregor.
Taktarov — the first Russian who won the tournament UFC. In the finals of UFC 6 in 1995, the Russians defeated Frank Abbott.
Video, photo All from Russia.