Rotenberg admitted that he remembers the conversation he had with Nurmagomedov after the Avangard match.
st. PETERSBURG, September 7 – RIA Novosti, Dmitry Edigarev. st. Petersburg SKA Roman Rotenberg’s head coach compared his team’s pre-season training to that of Russian mixed martial arts fighter (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov after defeating Avangard Omsk in the regular season match of the Continental Hockey League (KHL). Before he got into a fight with the Irishman Conor McGregor.
st. The match, which took place in St. Petersburg, ended with a 4:1 victory by the hosts.
Nurmagomedov retired in October 2020 after defeating US Representative Justin Gaethje. The Russian left the sport without losing a single fight (29 wins in 29 fights).
SKA has six points and ranks fourth in the Western Conference. st. Petersburg will play its next home match against Dynamo Moscow on September 9th.
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