“Habib is a great fellow. A very good fight, showed strength, ”Sport24 quotes Kadyrov.

On the night of September 7-8, Nurmagomedov defeated Porrier with a strangulation in the third round and for the second time in his career defended his UFC lightweight champion title.

Earlier, ex-MMA fighter Oleg Taktarov expressed the opinion that Nurmagomedov was close to losing to Porrier.