A WATER POLO coach launches a shocking ‘Khabib-jump’ on a rival player after having a ball launched at him, sparking an underwater skirmish.
The amateur game in Russia had to be stopped following the boss’ attack, which mimicked UFC star Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 ‘eagle jump’.
Khabib performed the two-footed lunge when he brawled with Conor McGregor’s trainer Dillon Danis in the aftermath of their fight last October.
Footage showed Khabib, who is from Russia, go flying from the Octagon with both feet aimed at McGregor’s mate.
And this water polo expert mimicked the move perfectly.
Tempers flared in the clash between Moskvich and Kazan.
The one swimmer had a bit of back and for with the coach, who allegedly swore at him after something took place in the water.
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He then launched a ball at him from inside the pool, only for it to hit a female official.
The coach then jumped in both feet first, appearing to make contact with the player’s head.
What follows is an underwater skirmish between players of both sides, with fists flying, before it eventually calms down.