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'Ronaldo Looks Like an Athlete' - UFC Legend Khabib Didn't Like Mike Tyson's Look as Compared to Juventus Star

Arjun Singh Devgan
UFC great Khabib thinks Ronaldo looks more of an athlete than Mike Tyson
UFC great Khabib thinks Ronaldo looks more of an athlete than Mike Tyson / Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Getty Images

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legend, Khabib Nurmagomedov has opened up on his appearance on Boxing legend, Mike Tyson's podcast, where he discussed his career and other topics.

The former UFC lightweight champion recently appeared on Tyson's podcast and the Hotboxin' studio, with the 32-year-old revealing that he did not like the former boxers "look" - while going on to call footballing superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo more of an "athlete".

"I didn't like his look. I told him right away to get rid of all the things like smoke on the table. I didn't like being there. I liked more the way Cristiano Ronaldo looked. He looks like an athlete," Khabib said.

Khabib and Ronaldo are known to be friends, with the former UFC star understood to be a big fan of the Juventus superstar. The Portugal skipper is known for his intense dedication to diet and fitness, and is considered to be arguably the "fittest" athlete across all sports at present.

Khabib for his part recently signed for for a third-tier Russian side FC Legion Dynamo, though no terms of the deal were released to the media, while it also remains unclear as to what position Nurmagomedov will play.

The 32-year-old is not the first international superstar to athlete to make the transition to football, as he follows in the footsteps of eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt - who played for Australian side, Central Coast Mariners for two months.