According to his father, Abdulmanap, he grew up among the students of his wrestling school and as a birthday present he had to face a chained bear cub.

Now there’s even more bear talk from Khabib, who recently went on a talk show and discussed what it was really like to fight a bear. 

Watch below: 

Khabib is definitely a bit different. How many kids do you know that have wrestled a bear I don’t want to give the bear too much credit, but man, this is what makes a champion.