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American fighter mixed martial (MMA) Justin Gati spoke about the strategy in a duel with the Russian Habib Nurmagomedov. Interview of Americans took to the YouTube channel Joe Rogan.
31-year-old American believes that the attacks on the calf muscle will affect the ability of Nurmagomedov to undergo at his feet. “I have enough for four hits, and Habib will be difficult. He can make the takedown — but he will need a cage. Without a cage next to nothing happens,” he said.
Gati stressed that the strikes in the calf muscle is very dangerous in MMA. While the attacking fighter can apply them with various distances, which makes them less risky.
Gati is considered the main Challenger to fight with Nurmagomedov for the belt the ultimate fighting championship (UFC). The American defeated compatriot Tony Ferguson at UFC 249.
Video, photo All from Russia.