On Monday, Turkish star Celal Al from the hit historical drama Ertugrul paid tribute to UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib has made history with his flawless record of 29-0, after defeating Justin Gaethje. However, his post-fight announcement of retiring from the sport surprised everyone worldwide.
The popular Turkish actor Celal Al decided to honor the Dagestani fighter with a throwback post on his social media account.
Fans worldwide are still reeling from the aftermath of UFC 254. People were thrilled to see the formidable Nurmagomedov win his bout with Justin Gaethje. After the match, the undisputed and undefeated champion announced his retirement from the sport in a graceful manner.
While people were sad to see him retire, people admired his personality and humility and took to social media to pay their tribute to the future MMA legend. Among the notable celebrities, was the Turkish star Celal Al from the hit Ertugrul series.
Khabib is also a huge fan of the Turkish historical series. The Dagestani became a hero in Turkey as well as around the world after his victory against Connor McGregor.
Not only that, he even got a chance to visit the set of the popular show during its final season and take some memorable clicks with the stars of the show.
Taking to Instagram, Celal who played Abdur Rehman Alp on Ertugrul, shared a throwback picture with Khabib after his victory at UFC 254. Check it out:
Khabib’s achievement is indeed a monumental one and we are glad he went out on such a high note.