'A king, now and always': Khabib Nurmagomedov says it was his last fight after winning over Gaethje

'A king, now and always': Khabib Nurmagomedov says it was his last fight after winning over Gaethje
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On Saturday, Russian Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Khabib 'The Eagle' Nurmagomedov defeated his American opponent, Justin Gaethje, with a triangle choke submission technique in the 2nd round, scoring his 29th win, APA reports.

Khabib Nurmagomedov announced on Saturday that, after defeating Justin Gaethje, he had performed the last fight of his professional Ultimate Fighting Championship career.

The main fight of the UFC 254 tournament, which took place in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, ended with a victory by the Russian through the use of a rear-naked chokehold in the second round. 

"God gave me everything. These guys are with me. Today was my last fight," Nurmagomedov said after the fight, adding that he was not going to fight without his father, who died of COVID-19 complications this year.

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