That led to suggestions in the Russian press that Taktarov was linking Khabib himself to the radical branch of Islam, although the 52-year-old later distanced himself from those claims, insisting he maintains a good relationship with the UFC lightweight champion while accusing members of Khabib's team of attempting to stir up trouble.
He has strained relations with brother Fedor, following a string of run-ins with the law which include a conviction for the 2015 rape of a house maid, for which he received a four-and-a-half year prison sentence.
That may make him seem la strange ally to Khabib, who is a devout Muslim, although he at least appears to have the UFC lightweight champ's support in his comments about Taktarov. That seems to have prompted the attack from Emelianenko - to which Taktarov himself responded by claiming on Instagram that the MMA fighter was now "dead" to him, bizarrely telling people "not to touch John Rambo" and posting a clip of the all-action US movie hero played by Sylvester Stallone.
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