Habib Nurmagomedova: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov shared his thoughts on the application of martial arts on the street. Video from the meeting of the fighter with the fans posted on YouTube channel RT.
31-year-old Nurmagomedov said that the fighters have to use their skills in conflicts with those who “cannot defend themselves”. “I think if you use martial arts on the street, it should be equated to the use of bladed weapons,” — says the fighter. He noted that the untrained person can not even be insured in the fall, which can lead to serious consequences.
In August it became known that Irish fighter Conor McGregor had struck a 50-year-old visitor to the bar in Dublin for refusing to try a whisky brand athlete. The Irishman had to answer for the attack in court: he received a fine of 1114 dollars, as well as compensation to the victim, the amount of which is not disclosed.
Nurmagomedov known for her performances in the ultimate fighting championship (UFC). In September he again defended the belt of the champion of the organization lightweight title by defeating American Dustin pare the tournament in Abu Dhabi.
Khabib Nurmagomedov takes the second place ranking UFC fighters without taking into account weight categories. Russian is second only to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
Video, photo All from Russia.