Khabib Nurmagomedov and Jay Iaquinta. Screenshot from YouTube video posted by Artem Tarasov MMA, www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CHscAUDIZI

08 April 2018, 10:08

Nurmagomedov is the first Russian UFC Champion

Khabib Nurmagomedov, a Russian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, a native of Dagestan, has won the champion title in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after he defeated Alexander Jay Iaquinta New York.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that in November 2016, Nurmagomedov set a record in the number of consecutive victories in the UFC. He conducts his fights within the UFC system in the lightweight category.

After defeating Iaquinta, Khabib Nurmagomedov became the first Russian champion in the history of the UFC, after the referees unanimously awarded him a victory with a great advantage, the RBC has reported today.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

All news

March 19, 2019 12:59

March 19, 2019 11:56

  • AI condemns sentence to Oyub Titiev

    The trial of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", held in Chechnya, has demonstrated all the evils of the Russian justice, Mary Struthers, Director of the Amnesty International (AI) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

March 19, 2019 07:34

March 19, 2019 07:33

  • Armenia agrees to meeting of wounded Azerbaijani with his family

    The National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia has expressed its readiness to ensure Alvin Ibragimov, detained at the border with Azerbaijan, to meet his relatives, guaranteeing their safety. The detainee was operated on after receiving his wound and is in satisfactory condition, Arman Tatoyan, the Armenian Ombudsman, wrote on his Facebook.

March 19, 2019 07:31

  • Brother treats sentence to Oyub Titiev as cruel

    The trial of Oyub Titiev was a great stress for the family, Yakub, a brother of the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre "Memorial", has stated. Yakub told about the pressure at the start of the trial.

News archive