Russian mixed martial artist (MMA) Usman Nurmagomedovwho is the cousin of the former UFC champion Khabiba Nurmagomedova, appreciated the ban on the Russian flag in Bellator. His words lead “Sport-Express”.
“They may or may not put up Russian flags. It probably upsets them that the belts fly into Russia. And so it’s a fact that the belts are in Russia, whether they put up flags or not, ”said the athlete. He emphasized that performances without a flag do not make much difference.
November 19 Usman Nurmagomedov won defeated Brazilian Patrick Freire at Bellator 288 by unanimous decision to become the Bellator lightweight champion. He is an undefeated fighter. The athlete has a series of 13 victories.
April 18 Russian fighter Vadim Nemkov told, why the organizers of the tournament Bellator 277 refused to use the flag of his country. The athlete explained the absence of the tricolor by the unwillingness to escalate the situation.