19th September 06:13 AM
Nurmagomedov remains the UFC Lightweight world champion
By Naveel Krishant
Sunday 08/09/2019

UFC Lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated interim champion Dustin Poirier in their UFC 242 title unification bout in Abu Dhabi.

Nurmagomedov, submitted America's Poirier in the third round to make it 28 wins from 28 fights.

The Russian out-wrestled Poirier over the first two rounds before securing a rear naked choke to cement his status as the UFC's number one 155lb fighter.

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