Khabib Nurmagomedov

Fight fans and fighters had a lot to say about the impressive win that Khabib Nurmagomedov picked up against Dustin Poirier when he tapped him out. 

As seen in the fight, which served as the headliner of the UFC 242 pay-per-view event, Khabib was able to lock in the rear-naked choke for the win in the third round of this championship fight. As a result, Khabib retained the UFC lightweight title as well as extended his pro-MMA record to 28-0.

This fight took place on Saturday afternoon (August 7, 2019) from The Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. While many were pumped up to see this fight and excited about the finish, fight fans are already looking towards Khabib taking on former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. 

Twitter Reactions To Khabib Nurmagomedov Submitting Dustin Poirier

You can see how people on social media reacted to Nurmagomedov’s performance here:

https://twitter.com/SandhuMMA/status/1170437874250125315
Andrew Ravens has been writing about combat sports since 2013 and has been a fan for over ten years! Andrew brings a different style to his work with an insider look into the fighters themselves.