American fighter mixed martial (MMA), Dustin Pare published a post to Instagram in which he thanked Russian Habib Nurmagomedov.
The athlete noted that everything happens “for a reason”. “This is my journey, and it is unique. Thanks, Habib, for another hard lesson,” said Pore. He also said that he does not feel regret, but only going to move forward.
Pore lost Nurmagomedova the match, which took place on 7 September in Abu Dhabi. In the third round, the Russians caught the opponent in a rear naked choke and forced to surrender. Nurmagomedov, thus, defended the title of the champion of UFC in the lightweight division and won his 28th victory in 28 fights.
The Russians after the battle, acknowledged that Pore was “much stronger” Irishman Conor McGregor. The latter yielded Nurmagomedov on the UFC 229 in October 2018. The American said that he expects a match against McGregor. The Irishman has responded to this challenge.