Habib, Nurmagomedova: Pavel Golovkin / AP
American fighter mixed martial (MMA) Justin Geydzhi defeated by Brazilian Edson Barbosa at the tournament of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) and talked about future plans. His words reports MMA Junkie.
“I need to become a champion. I want to fight with Nurmagomedov, consider yourself one of the main threats to his belt. That is my goal, no matter with whom, before this, have to fight,” said 30-year-old American.
The UFC on ESPN 2 took place on the night of March 31 in Philadelphia. Geydzhi was scored 20th career victory and two defeats.
Nurmagomedov is defending champion of UFC in the lightweight division. The organization has planned a fight for the WBC interim champion in this division. On 13 April at UFC 236 for the title will fight the Americans Dustin Pare and Max Holloway. 30-year-old Russian, meanwhile, is serving a nine-month suspension for the riots after his fight with the Irishman Conor McGregor at UFC 229. According to the head of the UFC Dana’s p. E. white, Nurmagomedov back in September of 2019.
Russian fighter knows no defeat. On account of his winning 27 matches. Nurmagomedov takes the third place in the ranking of the best UFC fighters no weight categories.
Video, photo All from Russia.