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'I don't understand why you guys keep asking me this... what do you think?': Khabib Nurmagomedov takes a swipe at journalist for asking how 'difficult' it is preparing to face Justin Gaethje without his late father in his corner Khabib Nurmagomedov has vented at a journalist over a question on his father  Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov died of coronavirus earlier this year aged 58 Khabib's father was an important figure in his development as a UFC star  The lightweight champion said he is 'human too' and 'of course it is difficult' 

By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline

Published: 10:02 BST, 3 October 2020 | Updated: 10:05 BST, 3 October 2020

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Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a swipe at a journalist after being questioned about the impact of losing his father as the lightweight champion insisted he is 'human too'. 

The undefeated star, 32, goes into his title fight with Gaethje without his father, Abdulmanap, in his corner after the 58-year-old died from coronavirus earlier this year.

Abdulmanap was a key figure in Nurmagomedov's rise to the summit of the UFC, and this month's match-up with Gaethje will be the first time he competes without his father's support. 

Khabib Nurmagomedov has hit out at a journalist over continuous questions about his father

Khabib Nurmagomedov has hit out at a journalist over continuous questions about his father

Khabib's father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, 58, died of coronavirus earlier this year

Khabib's father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, 58, died of coronavirus earlier this year 

The Dagestani star is back in action on Fight Island and is determined to fulfil his late father's wish for him to take on UFC legend Georges St-Pierre

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