HomeFightsManager Nurmagomedov called his next opponent
Ali Abdel-Aziz, Manager of the Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Habib Nurmagomedov said that the priority for the opponent athlete is canadian Georges St-Pierre. Words Abdel-Aziz cites TMZ.
“If Khabib wants to fight for heritage, the fight against St-Pierre will be a huge event,” thought the Manager. He called the loonie, one of the greatest fighters in the history of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC). In addition, the fight against St-Pierre, according to Abdel Aziz, will bring Nurmagomedova more money.
The Manager noted that the Russian fighter will be ready to conduct this fight until the end of 2019. He assured that St-Pierre will also be able to prepare for that time.
Nurmagomedov on 7 September for the second time defended the title of champion of the UFC lightweight title by defeating American Dustin Pore. Now in the asset Russian 28 wins in 28 fights during his career. Before this game the head of the promotion Dana white said the next Challenger for the belt will be Tony Ferguson.
In late August, Saint-Pierre, retired in February, I speculate about returning to MMA. Canada noted that it is still practicing and feels confident in sparring with younger partners. He twice became the champion of UFC in light-Middleweight weight and won the title in the middle weight category. On account of canadian soldier 26 wins and two losses in MMA.