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NEED TO SUBSCRIBE! Instead of Ferguson, Nurmagomedov will fight Holloway

03.04.2018 115 просмотров

According to the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Dane White, the fight will take place in New York on April 7th. White announced this on his Instagram page. 


Max Holloway agreed to fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov instead of the American Tony Ferguson, who suffered a knee injury. According to Holloway, he could not refuse the offer to fight the Russian.

“My manager called me and said that Tony was injured, and the UFC wants to fight between me and Khabib,” reports SportExpress, citing BJPenn. - I thought, how can I refuse this opportunity? Such an offer comes once in a lifetime. 

According to the father and coach of the Russian fighter Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Holloway is "a very dangerous opponent, on the move, which Jose Aldo dropped in the last fight," TASS reports. Nevertheless, according to Nurmagomedov Sr., the Russian fighter should become the owner of the UFC belt, regardless of the opponent's change: "... we need to fight and take this belt." 

In the asset of 29-year-old Khabib Nurmagomedov , speaking in lightweight, - 25 wins and not a single defeat. On account of the 26-year-old Hawaiian Max Holloway - 19 wins and three losses. 

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