Nurmagomedov refused to shake hands with Kandelaki and explained


Photo: @tina_kandelaki

The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov shaken hands with the General producer of “Match TV” Tina Kandelaki before the interview at Synergy Global Forum and apologized. The athlete left a comment under the post in Instagram account Kandelaki.

“The refusal of the handshake, in any case can not be regarded as a disrespectful gesture. However, in the public space of the person who is not a clergyman, could shake hands, because no sin in that for him there except the necessary washing, which is done during the day, repeatedly,” wrote Kandelaki, posted a video of the meeting with Nurmagomedov.

She led as a reverse example, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, who, according to Kandelaki, greet her with a handshake.

Nurmagomedov reacted to the post with his foot. “Tina, that I don’t shake your hand, and pay their respects to you. In any case, if something’s wrong, I’m sorry,” he said.

Nurmagomedov is the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) and ranked second in a rating of fighters of the organization without taking into account weight categories. 7 Oct 30-year-old Russian has protected a title of the champion of UFC in lightweight, winning the Irish fighter Conor McGregor. Nurmagomedov has not suffered a single defeat, having won all 27 fights in his career.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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