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The organization “people for the ethical treatment of animals” (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PETA) appealed to the leadership of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) to reconsider relations with the Russian Habib Nurmagomedov. The reason for this became the video in which the athlete is struggling with the bear, reports MMA Junkie.
PETA noted that Nurmagomedov should respect animals and treat them as they deserve. While he never demonstrates the organization drew the attention of the UFC.
Live bear was filmed in 1997, when the athlete was nine years old. Training with the animal Nurmagomedov my dad. The video was published in 2017. In April this year, the fighter again wrestled with the bear, during which he was criticized by animal rights activists.
Nurmagomedov is the belt holder of the UFC in the lightweight division. On account of his 28 victories in 28 fights. 7 September in the main event of UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, the Russians won the American Dustin Pore.
Video, photo All from Russia.