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The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov in UFC Instagram reminded about his record in the fight against American Abel Trujillo.
Nurmagomedov said that a month before the fight has damaged the lateral ligament of the knee, which changed tactics and set a record for the number of takedowns. “You just grab and leave within 15 minutes of battle without stopping. If you have the desire, there is always a way”, — he wrote.
Russian — the acting champion of UFC in the lightweight division. He had scored 28 victories in his career (12 of them under the auspices of the UFC). The athlete defended his belt twice in October 2018 Nurmagomedov defeated former champion Irishman Conor McGregor, and a year later defeated interim champion American Dustin Pore.
The fight between Nurmagomedov and Trujillo took place in 2013. The Russian won by unanimous decision, after the fight 21 takedown, which is a UFC record.
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