Nurmagomedov is his country’s most popular presence on the social media platform, amassing a whopping 17.3 million followers.
He leads the way ahead of Russian reality TV personality-turned-pop star Olga Buzova (see below) who currently has around 1 million followers fewer than the MMA megastar.
Khabib’s Father Says UFC Champion Wants Rematch with Conor McGregor on Russian Soil in 2020
Speaking on Saturday at the Synergy Global Forum in St. Petersburg, Khabib admitted he “would be lying” if he said his status as Russia’s Instagram ruler meant nothing to him.
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