“I won't give up if there is a choke hold.

Sleep is not scary.

But if I'm destined to die, so be it.

I'm ready, "- quoted by Gatji TASS.

The fight between Nurmagomedov and Gatji will take place on October 24 on "Fighting Island" in Abu Dhabi as part of the UFC 254 tournament. Nurmagomedov won 28 victories during his career and did not suffer a single defeat.

Gaethje has 22 wins and two losses in MMA.

Earlier, Gatzhi promised to show maximum aggression in a battle with Nurmagomedov.