The champion of UFC in light weight Habib Nurmagomedov will receive more than 10 million dollars for title fight against Conor McGregor.
Thus, Habib’s fee will be a new record. Previously no, Russian fighter, acting in mixed martial arts, has not received such a big amount of money.
On August 19, Nurmagomedov gave an interview in which he told what he expected from the fight with McGregor. “We will have a big fight. Probably the biggest in the history of UFC. My fans support me and wait for my victory. We will earn a lot of money, because Conor is very popular,” – said the Russian.
Now McGregor and Nurmagomedov continue to prepare for the final fight of the UFC 229. We remind, that it will take place in Las Vegas on October 6. The Russians will defend the belt of the world champion in the lightweight division. Nurmagomedov has never failed in his professional career, he has 26 wins. McGregor is a former champion of UFC in semi-lightweight and lightweight. He has 21 victories and 3 defeats.