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Khabib Nurmagomedov latest UFC fighter to ink solo sponsorship with Reebok


Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) titleholders Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor will be welcoming a new member to the Reebok family, as top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov recently inked a solo sponsorship deal with the sports apparel giant.

The Dagestani fighter hasn't competed in nearly 17 months due to injury.

And while he isn't a current or former champion, Nurmagomedov is the No. 2-ranked lightweight in the world and happens to be a big star in his home town. That means the grappling machine can help Reebok penetrate the Russian market.

"The Eagle" joins the likes of Anthony Pettis, Paige VanZant, Johny Hendricks, and the aforementioned tandem of Rousey and McGregor as fighters with exclusive sponsorships.

Khabib, undefeated at 22-0 (6-0 UFC), will make his-much anticipated return to action when he faces Tony Ferguson at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale on Dec. 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

For more on that lightweight scrap click here.

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