Khabib Nurmagomedov: “Ring girls are the most useless people in martial arts”
Khabib Nurmagomedov recently bought the Russian MMA promotion called Gorilla Fighting Championship and he renamed it to the Eagle Fighting Championship. He did state he won’t be having any ring girls in his newly branded promotion. He did purchase the organization for $1 million.
“Look, I don’t want to offend anyone: Ring girls are the most useless people in martial arts,” Nurmagomedov said at a Moscow press conference. “What is their function? I have a question. You can show that it is the second round on the screen.
Eagle Fighting Championship 39 took place on Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Below you can find the complete and official results. Stay tuned to FightBook MMA for the complete fight card for EFC 40.
EFC 39 Results:
- Artur Guseinov vs. Márcio Santos Ends in a Draw
- Dmitry Mikhailidy def Andrey Odintsov by Unanimous Dec
- Magomed Kurbanov def Denis Sulimov via Sub, 3:27 R1
- Irgit Oveenchi def Riza Rizaev via Sub, 1:16 R1
- B. Orazgeldyev def Dmitriy Saving via TKO, 2:44 R1
- Mavlet Amirov def Y. Zubariev via Split Dec
- Murad Umachiev def G. Purtiev via TKO, 2:44 R2
- Nikolai Kudrinsky def Ruslan Goncharov by Unanimous Dec
- Radzhab Ramazanov def Imran Dzhavadov via TKO, R1
- Tariel Abbasov def Aslan Unezhev via Sub, 2:17 R2
- Imran Zhulagov def D. Dzhabborov via Sub, 2:02 R3
- Anis Ekubov def Ruslan Kuliev by Unanimous Dec
- Magomed Magomedov def Dinislam Mayorov by Unanimous Dec
- Chayan Oorzhak def S. Abdusaidov by Unanimous Dec
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