Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said at a recent press conference that he is not a fan of ringcard girls and called them “the most useless people in the martial arts.”
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Many of the girls who perform as exotic dancers in upscale men’s clubs Rick’s Cabaret New York and Vivid Cabaret New York have often worked as round-card girls at various fighting, MMA, and boxing events.
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Some of the girls commented on Khabib Nurmagomdeov’s remarks.
Rick’s cabaret girl Katina, who was a round card girl at several boxing events, said:
“Look, he has a right to be heard and he is undoubtedly a great fighter, but I’m pretty sure the fans love us girls too.”
The lively cabaret girl Brittany said:
“I respect his talents, but I don’t think he knows that we girls are promoting the events through our social media and supporting the actions in a variety of ways.”
Rick’s cabaret girl Justine said:
“Khabib should keep in mind that we girls are part of the excitement and we always get a lot of positive feedback from the audience.”
I’m pretty sure there is plenty of room for ring girls in fights. They’re basically the martial arts cheerleaders.
Khabib just doesn’t get it.
Let the girls do their thing, champ.
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