The cousin of the owner of the belt of the Absolute Fighting Championship (UFC) Khabib Nurmagomedov Umar Nurmagomedov was hospitalized in Dubai, TASS reports.
The 24-year-old athlete is admitted to a Dubai hospital with flu, fever and vomiting. Later it turned out that the fighter had staphylococcus aureus.
On October 24, Nurmagomedov was scheduled to fight with Kazakhstani Sergey Morozov in Abu Dhabi. The fight was canceled due to the health condition of the athlete.
Earlier it was reported that Ankalaev's fight in the UFC was postponed due to the detection of COVID-19 from his opponent. In March, Ankalaev defeated Kutselaba by technical knockout.