The UFC confirmed the work on the organization of the fight Nurmagomedov in Russia
The UFC is working on the organization of the fight Habib Nurmagomedov on the territory of Russia. This was stated by Vice-President of promotion David Shaw.
«This is <…> It [the conduct of the battle] is possible,» he said.
Shaw noted that the process of holding the UFC tournaments in Russia is successful, despite the time difference with the United States.
The afternoon of 9 November, the head of the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev saidthat the organization is actively working for one of the upcoming fights Nurmagomedov held in Russia. «Currently the RDIF is actively working on the organization of the first home battle of Habib on the territory of the Russian Federation», — he said.
According to him, deals with several arenas for this match, which are located, in particular, in Sochi, St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is the current UFC champion in the lightweight division. Next fight Russian fighter will have to take place in spring 2020 against the American Tony Ferguson.