Bellator symptoms Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin Usman Nurmagomedov
LOS ANGELES — Bellator MMA not too long ago introduced that undefeated, remarkably touted prospect Usman Nurmagomedov (11-) has signed an unique multi-12 months, multi-fight contract with the ViacomCBS-owned promotion.
Unbeaten to begin his blended martial arts vocation, a operate that has taken location in regional promotions about the globe, the younger cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov has been lauded by those near to equally fighters as an elite expertise that is able of eclipsing the present planet winner.
Education below the tutelage of Javier Mendez at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, Calif. as very well as Khabib’s late father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov in Dagestan, Russia, Usman has utilized his stellar wrestling and Muay Thai qualifications to breeze as a result of his first 11 expert contests, with finishes in all but a person outing.
“With (the) signing of Usman Nurmagomedov, we are producing it very clear that Bellator is dwelling to the ideal fighters on the earth and an firm in which the sport’s long term stars are coming to compete,” Bellator President Scott Coker stated.
“I am thrilled to have Usman be part of the promotion and he will be put in an rapid place to showcase his capabilities and contend at 155 lbs. We hope to have him in motion inside of the Bellator cage by December or January.”
Nurmagomedov will contend in Bellator MMA’s lightweight division, a fat course at present championed by double champ Patricio “Pitbull” and consists of other best athletes, such as brother Patricky “Pitbull,” Sidney Outlaw, Brent Primus, Benson Henderson, Goiti Yamauchi and Chris Gonzalez, among other people.
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