Friday 23 August 2019

'Hon the Cats' - Kilkenny recruit unlikely fan in Conor McGregor's old foe Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov with Kilkenny jersey. Pic: Myles Price, Instagram
Khabib Nurmagomedov with Kilkenny jersey. Pic: Myles Price, Instagram

Kilkenny have recruited a high-profile fan ahead of Sunday's All-Ireland final clash with UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov firmly in the Cats' corner.

The Russian might be familiar to fans here after he beat Dubliner Conor McGregor in the octagon last October, to retain his lightweight title, and is currently in training ahead of his fight with Dustin Poirier next month.

In preparation for that fight he was sparring with Kilkenny fighter Myles Price who posted a snap of Khabib on social media with the caption: "Hon the cats!!"

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