Habib Nurmagomedova: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
The head of the Dominance MMA and Manager of the Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Habib Nurmagomedov, Ali Abdel-Aziz spoke about the future of the athlete on the background of the recent death of his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. The representative of the Russian cites TMZ.
Abdel-Aziz assured that the 31-year-old Nurmagomedov will face American Justin Gati in 2020, despite the tragedy in his family. “Habib’s heart is broken, but in the end, his father hoped that he will continue to fight for legacy in the sport,” says the Manager.
The head of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC), Dana white expressed his condolences Nurmagomedov. The functionary said that the organization deliberately did not raise the issue of future interventions, to give the Russian soldier a time survive the loss.
It is planned that in the autumn of 2020, the champion of UFC in lightweight Nurmagomedov will fight with the Challenger for the belt Gati. American, in turn, has a temporary title. Gati won through his victory over Tony Ferguson.
Nurmagomedov — undefeated fighter. On account of his 28 successful matches. He has twice defended his UFC belt.