The photo was posted on the UFC Russia Instagram account with the caption: “Respect Above All”.

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, the president of the promotion company Fight Nights Global Kamil Gadzhiev said that Nurmagomedov has no competitors in his weight category in the UFC.