Young Khabib Nurmagomedov Wrestles a Bear in Russia

Jake SilverSocial Media StaffNovember 14, 2013

via MiddleEasy

-- Update: April 18, 2014 at 10:01 AM PT --

Khabib Nurmagomedov has now come forward to admit that the child in the video is indeed him from his youth. He tells through a translator (h/t

Yes, I was. It was a secret video and I do not know how that got on the internet. That was long ago, I almost do not remember, I was a boy at the time.

-- End of Update --

Two young Russian boys take turns wrestling a bear. Reports that the taller child is MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov in his youth have been denied, so we'll just have to accept that these are merely a few random Russian children looking for some exercise and entertainment. Because Russia. (Video has some NSFW language.)

[YouTube, h/t Bloody Elbow via]