Sports columnist Azamat Bostanov reported that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has acquired the Gorilla Fighting Championships promotion. Bostanov told about this on his page on Instagram.
The deal is estimated at approximately $ 1 million. According to available information, the league will be renamed the Eagle Fighting Championship. After purchase, tournaments will be held not only in Russia and the CIS countries, but also in the Middle East and possibly the USA.
This information is expected to become public on December 2, when Nurmagomedov holds a major press conference in Moscow.
Previously, the position of honorary president of the Gorilla Fighting Championshps league was held by Khabib's father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.