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Martial Arts

Khabib’s hat – The story behind traditional papakha

Khabib Nurmagomedov is the all-time greatest, an undefeated Russian mixed martial artist known for great MMA wrestling and his perfect record.

But the dominant ground and pound mauling specialist caught the public eye’s attention thanks to another detail – a big, wooly, fuzzy white hat on his head during the walk towards the Octagon.