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Khabib Nurmagomedov to buy Dustin Poirier’s ‘Last Dance’ fight kit from UFC 302 for charity – FirstSportz

Fighters are not emotionless fighting machines designed to inflict pain. They are human beings who have feelings and empathy for other people. This comes as the former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov takes steps towards philanthropy. Preparing to buy Dustin PoirierFight set from UFC 302.

This isn’t just any fight set. It’s Poirier’s potential “Last Dance” in the Octagon. The story began when a charity auction for the set was canceled. Poirier, known for his philanthropic efforts, was left in a difficult position. In came Khabib, Poirier’s one-time rival and now playing the role of the philanthropic hero.

Ali (Abdelaziz) reached out to me, Khabib wants to buy it. Tryna figure that out, see if that goes... The highest bid was $25,000.

Dustin Poirier via The MMA Hour

Poirier revealed this surprising development during an interview MMA Time. He seemed both grateful and amused by the turn of events. Poirier explained that someone had passed on the highest bidder at the last second. This resulted in the kit not selling and having to be resold. At this point Ali Abdelaziz It came with a buyout offer from Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The fight set is Dustin Poirier’s first special edition shorts in the Golden Gloves. It’s certainly hard to sell such a memorable set, but Poirier’s dedication to charity has seemed unwavering. He’s known for his work each year to help children in need. Good Struggle FoundationThis organization has helped many people deal with their misfortunes over the years.

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s previous donation to Dustin Poirier’s foundation

Rivalries often end at the final bell in MMA, but sometimes they can turn into something truly remarkable. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier proved that after their UFC 242 bout in Abu Dhabi. Their post-fight exchange wasn’t just about respect. It was a charitable win.

Khabib Nurmagomedov sells Dustin Poirier's t-shirt for charityKhabib Nurmagomedov sells Dustin Poirier's t-shirt for charity
Khabib Nurmagomedov sells Dustin Poirier’s t-shirt for charity (via YouTube)

Undefeated champion Nurmagomedov made Poirier submit in the third round. The fighters swapped jerseys in the octagon, a common sporting gesture. Little did Poirier know, his jersey would soon become a six-figure donation. Nurmagomedov lived up to his nickname, “The Eagle.” He exceeded expectations. He auctioned off Poirier’s jersey and raised an eye-watering $100,000 for charity.

The beneficiary of this donation was none other than Poirier. Good Struggle FoundationThis generous gesture wasn’t just a drop of water. It was the largest single donation the foundation has ever received. It also included UFC CEO Calf White Nurmagomedov’s contribution to the Poirier foundation was the same.

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