Ritu Phogat called ‘Female Khabib’, says she’s humbled with Khabib Nurmagomedov comparison

first_img 9 months ago UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov says McGregor needs 10 wins before rematch Written By Also Read- Over In Minutes! Ritu Phogat Knocks Out South Korea’s Kim Nam-hee On Her MMA Debut; WATCHRitu Phogat: ‘The Female Khabib’Before taking a step into MMA, Ritu Phogat has achieved the sky in the wrestling universe. The gold medallist of Commonwealth 2016 games is a world-class wrestler and her wrestling abilities helped her to get a victory in MMA debut. It was one-sided show, as Ritu took down Nam Hee Kim in the first round with a superb clinch and ended the match by landing bombs over the South Korean’s face. Ritu’s superior wrestling skills have made a lot of fans call her as the ‘Female Khabib’ and Ritu Phogat is humbled to be compared with the UFC lightweight champion. In a recent interview with MMA India, Ritu Phogat said that Khabib Nurmagomedov is a great fighter and being compared to him will motivate her to work hard and bring a One Championship belt in India. Also Read- UFC News: Khabib Nurmagomedov Is Ready To Fight Georges St-Pierre After Tony FergusonRitu Phogat: One Championship JourneyMiss Phogat is just one fight old in MMA and she already eyes towards a title shot. According to Ritu, she wants to be the first Indian to get her hands on an MMA gold, since a lot of Indians expect a lot from her and she hopes to live up to the expectation of Indian fans. 9 months ago Ritu Phogat to make mixed martial arts debut on Nov 16 First Published: 20th November, 2019 19:38 IST Ritu Phogat set the Cadillac Arena alight in Beijing by blowing out South Korea’s Nam Hee Kim a.k.a Captain Marvel in her MMA debut. The Indian finished the fight within three minutes and she looked absolutely comfortable with her punches that forced the referee to intervene and stop the fight. Ritu Phogat was successful with her MMA debut and the Indian is already being called ‘The Female Khabib’ of the sport. 9 months ago Over in Minutes! Ritu Phogat knocks out South Korea’s Kim Nam-hee on her MMA debut; WATCH “I don’t take the pressure negatively, I always think positive and hope to live up to their expectations,” said Ritu Phogat. WE RECOMMEND COMMENT 9 months ago UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov considers Mohamed Salah as perfect role model Last Updated: 20th November, 2019 19:38 IST Ritu Phogat Called ‘Female Khabib’, Says She’s Humbled With Khabib Nurmagomedov Comparison Indian wrestler and martial artist Ritu Phogat is being compared with the Dagestani UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after a successful MMA debut. Know more Also Read- Ritu Phogat To Make Mixed Martial Arts Debut On Nov 16Also Read- UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov Considers Mohamed Salah As Perfect Role Model FOLLOW US LIVE TV Raj Sarkar WATCH US LIVE SUBSCRIBE TO US 🇮🇳 DOMINANT DEBUT 🇮🇳Indian phenom Ritu Phogat scores a Round 1 TKO against Nam Hee Kim to pick up her first victory in mixed martial arts! @PhogatRitu#WeAreONE #ONEChampionship #AgeOfDragons pic.twitter.com/J2WCjwAhBT— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) November 16, 2019 9 months ago UFC news: Khabib Nurmagomedov is ready to fight Georges St-Pierre after Tony Fergusonlast_img

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