UFC Fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov Relives His Childhood, Wrestles a Bear

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistMay 5, 2014

Khabib Nurmagomedov/instagram

UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov had a blast from the past recently when he squared off against a bear.

If that sounds familiar, you aren't crazy.

As a child, Nurmagomedov held his own against a bear:


Though the Instagram video only offered a clip of the wrestling match, here's to hoping that the Russian sambo specialist took it easy on his much smaller opponent. 

[Khabib Nurmagomedov, YouTube]