Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks he will gain a stoppage get around Justin Gaethje to defend his lightweight title.
Nurmagomedov and Gaethje are established to headline a significant UFC 254 card. Lots of pundits consider “The Highlight” is the toughest challenge for the undefeated Dagestani winner. Nevertheless, the champ is self-assured he will do what he does to most of his opponents and that is end them.
“I really feel I’m likely to make him weary and I’m going to finish this male,” Nurmagomedov reported on Tuesday throughout an appearance on First Acquire. “This is my impression. But I’m completely ready for all rounds. All five-round war. But my purpose on this struggle, make him fatigued and choke him out.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov is familiar with Justin Gaethje is a pretty tricky opponent and the champ suggests he was even impressed by his acquire around Tony Ferguson.
“Justin is a extremely fascinating fighter,” Nurmagomedov reported. “Very thrilling. About his final struggle, I was really amazed. It was a great performance. He appreciates how to wrestle, how to kick, how to punch. He has good practical experience.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov is coming off a submission win more than Dustin Poirier to defend his belt. For his initially title protection, he submitted Conor McGregor to protect his belt.
Justin Gaethje, in the meantime, claimed the interim light-weight title at UFC 249 with a fifth-spherical TKO acquire about Tony Ferguson.