Cousin of the former champion of UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Usman Nurmagomedov made it clear that in Bellator he hopes to face the best. After beating Patrik pietila on Bellator 269, the Russian asked the organization to meet a member of the Top 15 of light weights.
The request was made in the interview after the event.
“I certainly want a Top fighter. A Top 10, maybe Top 15. That doesn’t really matter to me, but he has to be a Top fighter. I need to rest a bit because I do preparation camps every two and a half months. I really need to rest, but that’s only going to be a week. Just a week off and I’ll be back intact ”, he claimed Nurmagomedov.
Contract for Bellator at the beginning of this year, Nurmagomedov he won his three bouts in the organization. The Russian already beat Mike Hamel, Manny Muro and Patrik Pietila. Undefeated in the MMA, Usman has 14 wins, 8 won by KO / TKO and 4 for completion.