Khabib Nurmagomedov could become Makhachev’s second in the fight with Poirier

Russian UFC fighter Islam Makhachev I haven’t ruled that out. Khabib Nurmagomedov could become his second in a fight against an American Dustin Poirier .

The fight between Makhachev and Poirier will take place on June 2 at the UFC 302 tournament in New Jersey (USA), the Russian holds the lightweight championship belt.

— Khabib joined the team, he flew to Jersey, and now there are rumors that he might be in your corner again. Can you comment?

— We will probably leave it without comment. Everything is possible, we will see. But of course, if he’s around, it’s much better.

– Well, do you already understand approximately what kind of seconds you will have?

– Yes. There are exactly three seconds left. Muslim, who is with me in all fights, Javier Mendez and Mamedov Islam,” Makhachev told Sport24.

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