The head of the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev has evaluated the possibility of the organization of the fight of the Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Habib Nurmagomedov in Russia. His words leads owned by Grigory Berezkin the RBC.
Dmitriev said that Russia UFC co-founder of which is the RDIF, wanted to conduct a home fight Nurmagomedov in September, but plans were prevented by the pandemic coronavirus. “We will try to match with Habib just passed in Russia, the question of with whom, when and how”, —he added.
Nurmagomedov, the current UFC champion 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.
After defeating Pore the athlete said that his team is in talks with the UFC about the fight in Russia. Then he said he was 80 percent sure that it is possible to organize a fight in Moscow or St. Petersburg.
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