‘They will definitely meet’: Vladimir Putin will personally congratulate Khabib Nurmagomedov on his historic achievement

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“Yes, the president said he will definitely meet Khabib when the fighter is ready and the pandemic situation won’t be at the peak,” said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. 

“They will definitely meet. But so far there are no concrete dates of the upcoming meeting,” 

Right after Khabib’s triumph, Putin congratulated him on his victory via telephone call hailing the champion fighter for his remarkable achievement and adding that “the rest is his choice,” referring to Nurmagomedov’s decision to retire.