Habib, Nurmagomedova: John Locher / AP
Russian-Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Artem Lobov said the Russian fighter Habib Nurmagomedov shall provide Conor McGregor rematch. His words are quoted by MMA Junkie.
“I think an immediate rematch makes sense. Thanks to Conor earned the ultimate fighting championship (UFC), Habib actually earned as many as would not earn never. So why not organize a rematch?” — said Lobov.
23 Oct McGregor said that if you do not get an instant rematch with Nurmagomedov, he is ready to fight, “next in line”. In the camp of the Russian fighter of the supporters of no revenge: the Manager of the fighter Ali Abdel-Aziz advised the Irishman to find another opponent.
October 20, UFC President Dana white said that there are more worthy candidates for my next fight with Nurmagomedov than McGregor. He mentioned American fighter Tony Ferguson.
October 7, Nurmagomedov has successfully defended the champion title UFC in lightweight. Fighter forced McGregor to be commissioned in the fourth round. Thus Nurmagomedov remained undefeated with a 27-0-0 record. For McGregor, whose assets 21 victory, defeat became the fourth in career.
Video, photo All from Russia.