HomeFightsPutin met with Nurmagomedov and appreciated strangling Pore
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin met with the fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Habib Nurmagomedov at the airport of Makhachkala. About it reports “R-Sport”.
The athlete arrived at the airport together with his father Abdulmanap. Putin appealed to Nurmagomedov senior, congratulated him with the victory of the son, and called that “a strong, strong fighter.” After that, the politician praised Nurmagomedov’s win over American Dustin Porge: “I congratulate you, very good match, beautiful, honest. I looked good choke”.
Putin also spoke about the reception with which the Russian fighter made Pore to give up. He called it a “classic” and also noted that Nurmagomedov would not put Americans on the throat. “True, true, no, I saw, from both sides, as it should be, and squeezing. That’s it”, — concluded the President.
Nurmagomedov on 7 September for the second time defended the title of champion of the UFC lightweight title, defeating Dustin Pore. In the third round, the Russians spent suffocating reception, after which the American gave up. Now in the asset Nurmagomedov 28 wins in 28 fights in his professional career.
Putin also met with the fighter after his victory over Irishman Conor McGregor. The fight was held in October last year.