Habib, Nurmagomedova: USA Today Sports
Champion Absolute fighting championship (UFC) lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will get a title fight against Irishman Conor McGregor more than 10 million dollars. It is reported Tofight with reference to the Russian fighter agent Ali Abdel-Aziz.
It is noted that this amount will be a record for any Russian fighter competing in mixed martial arts.
August 19, Nurmagomedov shared his expectations of the match. “This will be the biggest fight in UFC history. The fans expect me to win. The fight will gather a lot of money, because Conor is very popular,” said the Russian.
McGregor and Nurmagomedov prepare for battle, which will be headed by the UFC 229. The fight is scheduled for October 6 and will be held in Las Vegas. The Russians will defend the world title belt in the lightweight division. Nurmagomedov has not suffered a single defeat in his professional career, he has 26 wins. McGregor is a former champion of UFC in semi-lightweight and lightweight. He has 21 wins and three defeats.
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