This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov.

On October 24, Khabib Nurmagomedov won his 29th career victory - he ended the fight with American Justin Gaethje with a choke hold in the second round and defended the UFC lightweight title for the third time.

Immediately after the end of the fight, Nurmagomedov announced his retirement.

The UFC press service showed a video of the key moment of the title fight between Nurmagomedov and Gatji.