Hasbulla Magomedov was already causing a stir in the combat sports world, but it seems his popularity has spread to Hollywood as well. US actor Mark Wahlberg apparently wants UFC President Dana White to set up a meeting with blogger from Makhachkala, Russia.
At a post-fight press conference for the Competitor series, Dana White has revealed that he received a face-to-face call from Mark Wahlberg, asking if he could arrange a meeting between his daughter and Hasbulla. It comes after Hasbulla’s appearance at the recently concluded UFC 267 event in Abu Dhabi.
White said Hasbulla’s popularity is currently off the charts. He pointed out that although Wahlberg’s daughter is not an MMA fan, she asked her father to contact the UFC supremo to try and set up a meeting with the internet sensation.
âSo Hasbulla stuff is off the charts. It’s huge. It’s crazy. Today I get a facetime from Mark Wahlberg asking if I can meet his daughter to meet Hasbulla. ‘is crazy? and i’m guess wahlberg’s daughter isn’t a big MMA fan you know but she knows who hasbulla is and loves her enough for her dad to contact me to try and see if i can install it, âsaid Dana White.
Hasbulla and Khabib Nurmagomedov literally faced off at UFC 267
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Hasbulla were present on the Octagon side, cheering on Islam Makhachev during his fight with Dan Hooker at UFC 267. After Makhachev’s outright first-round victory, the pair entered the Octagon to celebrate.
Hasbulla was comfortably seated on Khabib’s shoulders as they walked through the octagon much to the delight of the crowd. The pair first went to Dan Hooker’s corner and showed him respect for showing an incredible heart during the fight. They then posed for photos with Islam Makhachev and were seen head butting each other.
Check out the hilarious moment between Nurmagomedov and Hasbulla below:
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