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Khabib Nurmagomedov said that Mahachev has already made his mark in mixed martial arts history.

MOSCOW, February 12 – RIA Novosti. Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov, former champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), said that Islam Makhachev has already made his name in mixed martial arts (MMA) history.

Makhachev defeated Australian Alexander Volkanovski and defended the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title in lightweight for the first time. The bout was run by UFC 284 in Perth, Australia, with all five rounds gone. Makhachev won by unanimous decision.

“Absolutely the best. He proved it in a tough and competitive fight against the best active fighter on the planet. There is always something to work on. But this story will stay in this sport for a long time. For the entire history of mixed martial arts, regardless of weight category, it is the best that has come from Eurasia. good fighter. Only a few fighters. Islam is already on this list. You are already history bro, “Khabib wrote on Instagram * (banned in Russia as: extremist).

In October 2020, Nurmagomedov announced the end of his professional career. The Russian left the sport undefeated with 29 wins. After that, Khabib started coaching. Under his leadership, Mahachev became the UFC lightweight champion in 2022.

* The activities of Meta* (social networks Facebook* and Instagram) are banned in Russia on the grounds that they are extremist.

Source: Ria

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