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The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov has risen to second place in the ranking of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) without taking into account weight categories. This was reported on the website of the organization.
The top position is the former light heavyweight champion and the current champion among the American heavyweights Daniel Cormier. In third place has dropped his compatriot John Jones owning the title of champion in the light heavyweight division.
In January of this year Jones was ahead of Nurmagomedov in the ranking of the organization. At the final tournament of the UFC in 2018, the American has won the title of champion, defeating Swede Alexander Gustafsson.
Nurmagomedov — undefeated fighter. He has 27 victories in MMA. Russians will spend the following match on September 7 against interim champion at lightweight Dustin Pore.
Video, photo All from Russia.