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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov Comments on Justin Gaethje’s “Impressive”, UFC 249 Win

Nurmagomedov (photo via YouTube)

By FCF Staf

After Justin Gaethje secured the UFC’s interim lightweight title and a bout with the champ, Khabib Nurmagomedov, the latter was quick to comment on his win.

Gaethje battered Ferguson with thumping punches throughout the UFC 249 headliner, and the fight was stopped in round five. With the win, Gaethje is expected to face Nurmagomedov later this year.

After the thrilling victory, at first, Nurmagomedov tweeted out he had “no comment”. But after that, he followed up with this.

@Justin_Gaethje it was so impressive, congratulations. Very smart fight.

In another tweet, which Nurmagomedov posted in Russian, he said this (translation via RT Sport).

“In this sport, and especially in this weight there will always be hungry lions that will breathe down your neck, if you relax, then you’re finished,” Khabib wrote.

“Some leave and others arrive, that’s nothing to be surprised about. But I won’t fall before the shot. We will still fight.”

Nurmagomedov, meanwhile, is coming off a submission win over Dustin Poirier in September.

posted by FCF Staff @ 1:45 pm
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