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The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov will not take steps to reduce the nine-month disqualification. About it reports a “Match TV”.
The Manager of the fighter Rizvan Magomedov said that 30-year-old athlete refused options for reduction of penalty in solidarity with my seconds —the soldiers and Zubair Abubakar Nurmagomedov Tuhugov. Both suspended for a year. Also fighters have to pay 25 thousand dollar fine.
Nurmagomedov on the disqualification became known on January 29. The athlete has the option of reducing the sentence to six months, for this the athlete must participate in various social activities. McGregor received a six month disqualification.
Nurmagomedov punished for a scuffle that occurred after his fight with the Irishman Conor McGregor, on 7 October 2018. After his victory over Russian opponent jumped over the cage and attacked the coach of the Irish JIU-jitsu Dillon Denis. The seconds Nurmagomedov and Sam McGregor took part in a mass brawl.
Nurmagomedov is defending champion of UFC in the lightweight division. His professional record includes 27 wins and no defeats.
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