Putin had a meeting with Khabib and his Father just a couple of days following his victory at UFC 229.

Khabib congratulated by Putin after win (and brawl) against McGregor

In the post fight Press Conference Khabib stated that Vladimir Putin called him and congratulated him and claimed he was very proud of him.

Despite what Conor Mcgregor said about Khabibs relationship with Putin, it seems they are comrades after all.

-Noah Harte