Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov (left)Photo: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and coach of the Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Habib Nurmagomedov called the condition of holding a rematch between the son and the Irishman Conor McGregor. Words Nurmagomedov senior leads “R-Sport”.
“We also want a rematch with Conor, just give 100 million dollars. The next day after the battle with Ferguson give this amount and why not rematch? Don’t know, maybe Dana white will want to arrange, once he needs this fight,” said the father of the athlete.
Earlier on January 19, McGregor returned to MMA after more than one year of inactivity. In the main fight of the UFC 246 he knocked out 36-year-old American Donald Serrone. Commenting on the outcome of the fight, Nurmagomedov elder said that serron can not be attributed to serious athletes. Before the fight the head of the UFC, Dana white said that if McGregor wins he will be one of the main contenders to meet with Nurmagomedov.
McGregor and Nurmagomedov had a fight in October 2018. At stake was the title of the champion of UFC in the lightweight division. The Russian fighter has won a victory in the fourth round. Before the match, the rivals have repeatedly exchanged unflattering remarks, which after the battle between the athletes and the members of their teams scuffle. As a result, the McGregor and Nurmagomedov was punished with a suspension, but the Russians also paid a record in the history of the UFC, the penalty of 500 thousand dollars.
Nurmagomedov — undefeated fighter, he has 28 victories in his professional career. On account of the MacGregor 22 wins with four defeats.
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