Here's a video of Khabib Nurmagomedov wrestling a bear with giant claws

http://instagram.com/khabib_nurmagomedov

This is ... SPARTA! DAGESTAN!

Okay, so it's only like three feet tall, is wearing a muzzle and still attached to a chain-link leash, but it does have those giant claws, which could do some serious damage to a pair of Russian track pants if it really wanted to.

Khabib Nurmagomedov takes to his Instagram account to share the reunion:

"Met my friend from childhood and my best sparing partner ever, and now my hunting belt started."

See for yourself:

Let them fight.

Nurmagomedov, a practicing Muslim who observes Ramadan, was unable to accept a fight against Donald Cerrone at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 45 event in New Jersey, which falls on July 16 when "The Eagle" would be fasting and unfit to compete.

Jim Miller was more than happy to take his place.

The Sambo champ is expected to get back into the thick of things this August and with a 22-0 record (6-0 UFC), you can bet he'll be at (or near) the top of the pecking order when it comes time to find him a suitable opponent.

No word yet if that grizzly can make 155.

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