Khabib Nurmagomedov Photo: Sergei Karpukhin / TASS
The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov talked about training during Ramadan. Video published in the YouTube channel of the athlete.
Nurmagomedov began training to fight against American Dustin Pore. While Russia notes that the fight is not officially confirmed, although the probability of the match “90 percent”. The fighter told that during the post conducts two training sessions a day. “I try to work carefully, as the whole day don’t eat or drink. The body is dehydrated. The main emphasis is put on grappling, stretching, swinging. Try to be less of sparring,” said Nurmagomedov.
30-year-old fighter is the reigning champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) lightweight champion. In September he will fight with Parle, which is the interim champion in the division.
The fight will be the first to Nurmagomedov after a nine-month disqualification which was imposed on the athlete for his participation in a fight after the UFC 229. The tournament, held in October, 2018, the Russians defended the title in a match against an Irish fighter Conor McGregor, and after the victory attacked the coach, which caused the mess in the octagon and outside of it.
The assets of a Russian 27 wins. Nurmagomedov has never lost in MMA matches and occupies the third place in the ranking of the UFC without taking into account weight categories.
Video, photo All from Russia.