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Nurmagomedov remained second in the overall ranking of the UFC after defeating Poirier

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© REUTERS / CHRISTOPHER PIKEKhabib NurmagomedovНурмагомедов остался вторым в общем рейтинге UFC после победы над Пуарье

Russian mixed martial arts fighter Habib Nurmagomedov after his victory over American Dustin Poirier remained in second place in the overall ranking of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC), regardless of weight category, published on the official website of the organization.

Nurmagomedov on Saturday defended the champion title UFC in lightweight, defeating Poirier choke in the third round in the Central match of the evening martial arts UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.

Nurmagomedov higher in the rankings is only the American John Jones, who competes in the light heavyweight category.

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