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Following his victory over Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov met with Russian president Vladimir Putin. The head of the Republic of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasiliev, was also present at the meeting.
A resident of Dagestan and the UFC’s first Muslim champion, Nurmagomedov has been making the rounds with world dignitaries after he kept his undefeated streak intact. He is currently 28-0, awaiting his next match-up, which will likely be against Tony Ferguson either later this year or in early 2020.
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