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American fighter mixed martial (MMA) Jorge Masvidal admitted that he is interested in the confrontation with the Russian Habib Nurmagomedov. It is reported by MMA Weekly.
35-year-old American, who competes in the ultimate fighting championship (UFC), said he likes sports quality Nurmagomedov and behavior of Russians outside the octagon. Masvidal said he was ready to go down the lightweight division to fight the Russians. However, as emphasized by the American, for this to happen, he negotiated with the UFC on a new contract on his terms.
Masvidal — “main villain” of the UFC. He won a unique promotion zone thanks to a victory over compatriot Nate Diaz in a special match. In addition, Masvidal — author of the fastest knockout in the organization’s history. He managed to finish the fight with Ben Askren in five seconds. Despite the star status of Masvidal, his negotiations with UFC for a new contract is not yet completed. Fighter wants to increase fees.
Nurmagomedov, the current UFC champion in the lightweight division. On account of his 28 victories in 28 fights.
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