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Father and trainer of the champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) Habib Nurmagomedov Abdulmanap shared his thoughts on the next opponent, the son of Conor McGregor. His words are quoted by Sport24.
“Of course, we are happy that our next opponent will be Conor. Will it become a surprise for us, the long absence from fighting McGregor? We are not looking at him, we look at ourselves, solve their problems. In the near future, go up in the mountains where we will begin preparations for the battle,” — said Nurmagomedov.
Coach champion was considered the son of the main contender for victory in this match. “Before the last battle, we changed five opponents, and Conor all this time standing in the rack with a raised left hand, but he has no chance”, — he said.
Earlier, on 10 June, UFC President Dana white announced about the upcoming fight between Nurmagomedov and Makihara. Date of the battle is unknown.
Nurmagomedov is defending champion of UFC in the lightweight division. He had 26 fights in the professional career didn’t suffer a single defeat. McGregor is a former champion of the organization in the Featherweight and lightweight. He has 21 wins and three defeats.
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