He defeated American al Iaquinta in the tournament in new York
Khabib Nurmagomedov (top) after the meeting in new Yorkiepoo: AP/TASS
Russian mixed martial arts fighter Habib Nurmagomedov won a victory over American al Iaquinto and won the title of champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) lightweight champion.
The fight took place in new York in the tournament UFC 223. It consisted of five rounds, after which referee awarded the victory to the Russians unanimously. Nurmagomedov has become the first Russian fighter who won the title in UFC history.
On account of 29-year-old Nurmagomedov 26 fights, every one of them he won and still retains the status of undefeated. As for the 30-year-old Iaquinta, he has 13 wins in 18 matches.
5 rounds for 15lbs of gold#UFC223 pic.twitter.com/qWzi4RgUWn
— UFC (@ufc) April 8, 2018
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