Khabib’s new rival

Fights for a temporary title of the champion of UFC, and the following rival of Khabib Nurmagomedov. Dustin Poirier – a serious threat or “another crook”?

Fights for a temporary title – the new trend of UFC. Main event UFC236 was held 14-april, Where was round 2 interim belt. Perhaps, fight Holloway – Poirier one of the most important in light weight category. This fight defined the following rival for the champion of UFC Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Dustin Poirier – Max Holloway

Dustin and Max had a crazy fight. It was evident that neither wanted to give up, and both gave their all till the end. It is fair that everyone received 50 thousand dollars for beating an abrasions.

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As expected, Poirier is a very strong striker.In the first 2 rounds Dustin had a nifty strikes. Then in 3-4 rounds Max Holloway began put pressure. His all past rivals could not stand this style and gave up (or lost on points), but not this time. At stake the fight for the title and chance – fight with champion, therefore, no one doubted that the battle will be competitive. With a small point margin on points, the judges preferred Poirier Dustin 49:46


After the fight Nurmagomedov commended the American man on his Twitter:

“I do not agree with the judges’ assessment. In my opinion, there was a draw. My respect to both fighters. But, Poirier achievements can not deny. Congratulations, Dustin. See you in September”

Certainly, Khabib will be the favorite of the forthcoming fight, but let’s not forget, Poirier has a excellent jiu-jitsu and kick.

What do you think?, who will be the winner of the upcoming match Khabib-Poirier? Melbet offers to make bets.

According to “Eagle” and the President Dana White, fight will take a place on September 7. But not everything is so simple. Even Conor McGregor hinted that the battle of Khabib-Poirier will not take please. “For you next Nathan Diaz as planned”.
What is it? another theatrics or a massage for the second fight of McGregor-Nurmagomedov? We can not say for sure. Only time will tell.

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