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The owner of the belt of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) heavyweight Daniel Cormier described the communication with the Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Habib Nurmagomedov. The words of the athlete are presented in Instagram account promotion.
“Conversations with Habib and his team is always crazy. They are cheerful and hard-working guys,” said Cormier.
He remembered how during one of the exercises Nurmagomedov said that Cormier injured his neck. The American fighter told the Russians to rise, and at this moment behind him came the “seven dudes from Russia”. “These guys better not to joke”, — said the athlete.
Nurmagomedov and Cormier together in the gym American Kickboxing Academy (AKA). 11 Aug American, speaking about the success of the Russian fighter, said his “faith, devotion, family, team, himself.”
Cormier tops the ranking of athletes by the UFC no weight categories. The American former light heavyweight champion and current holder of the belt in the heavyweight category. 17 August Cormier will have another title defense in the fight against Stipe Miocici.
Nurmagomedov — UFC champion at lightweight. On account of his 27 wins in 27 fights. Russian occupies the third place in a rating of fighters of the organization without taking into account weight categories. On 7 September he will fight against Dustin Pore — interim champion in the lightweight division.
Video, photo All from Russia.