Following the craziest week in MMA history, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov finally met Al Iaquinta – his fifth possible opponent in under a week’s time – in the main event of last night’s (Sat., April 7, 2018) UFC 223 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

And the 26-0 Dagestani showed why he is the most dominant grappling force in MMA by dominating Iaquinta over five full rounds, although it wasn’t without some resistance from a tough ‘Ragin’ Al.’

The fight began according to Khabib’s expected gameplan, with “The Eagle’ grounding Iaquinta before he got back up:


In the second round, Khabib ground Iaquinta again and began raining down punches, but ‘Ragin’ Al’ was able to survive the round:


The fight wasn’t without a few moments from Iaquinta as well, as he nailed ‘The Eagle’ with some big punches in the third round:


And although his wrestling was working in the early rounds, Nurmagomedov seemed to be content to stand and trade in the later rounds:


Finally, Khabib locked up the UFC lightweight title after taking Iaquinta’s back in the fifth yet again: