It was announced yesterday that top featherweight and famed Abraham Lincoln impersonator- Zabit Magomedsharipov had decided to retire from mma. That article is listed below
Zabit has finally spoken out on his reasoning via Instagram, here is his quote
Assalamu alaikum friends! I know that many of you were waiting for my return, there was not a single day that someone did not ask when is my next fight was. But I decided to end my pro sports career.”
“Disruptions of fights, and then health problems – all this did not allow me to perform/fight earlier. I have recovered now, but I don’t feel the way I used to.”
“Thank you to everyone who has supported me for such a long time. I didn’t have time to become a champion, but I think, even without this, I hope I was able to please/entertain you.”
Zabit finished his career 6-0 in the UFC and 18-1 overall.