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Nurmagomedov, MMA champion, insists on fighting Mayweather

Nurmagomedov, MMA champion, insists on fighting Mayweather

The Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov, 30, a lightweight mixed martial arts (MMA) champion, insisted on the presentation of his autobiography on his desire to fight with the legendary American Floyd Mayweather, 41 years old.

“Our fight will be twice as interesting (as the UFC lightweight title against Conor McGregor of Ireland). Two undefeated fighters, it will be interesting to see which of the two falls or recoils, “said the Dagestani during a press conference in Moscow.

“I know that some media and even guys on my team do not give me any options against him (Mayweather), which motivates me even more,” continued the Russian, who retained his title of lightweight world champion in the UFC. MMA professional) by defeating Irish star Conor McGregor on October 6.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov also referred to his relations with the Irishman, while their fight ended with incidents and a massive fight in Las Vegas.

There is no dialogue. I usually speak normally, you have seen it, but he, maybe he lost his tongue, or something else, but he didn’t want to talk to me at all, “she declared.

Nicknamed ‘Money’ for his immense fortune amassed in the ring, Mayweather knows no defeat, with a record of 50 wins, 27 of them before the limit.

Proclaimed world champion in five different weight classes, he ended his career in September 2015, before returning for a controversial and lucrative fight against Conor McGregor in August 2017 in Las Vegas. AFP

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