The representative of mixed martial arts Ben Askren said that his fight with the champion of the Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) would be interesting in terms of confrontation between the United States and Russia.
“If people want me to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, who am I to tell them? That is something that would be an awesome fight: great storyline, both undefeated, the USA versus Russia thing always plays. And then you also got like the best wrestler in MMA type of thing playing. So you would have a whole lot of angles to play. That fight would be a lot of fun” – UFC Russia quotes on Instagram.
Askren is a former freestyle wrestler who has no defeats in his professional career in MMA (19 wins in 20 matches, one fight declared invalid).
Nurmagomedov won all his 27 fights. At the moment, Askren is performing in the welterweight division.
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