Russian mixed style fighter (MMA) Pyotr Yan named the favorite of the fight between compatriot Khabib Nurmagomedov and American Justin Gaji. He told about this on the YouTube channel “Arip Ibragimov”.
In his opinion, Nurmagomedov has more chances to win, since he is more enduring than his opponent. Yang also added that much about the outcome of the fight will become clear after the first round. He estimated the chances of the fighters as 60 to 40 in favor of Nurmagomedov.
The fight between Nurmagomedov and Gatji will lead UFC 254. The tournament is scheduled for October 25. At stake will be the UFC lightweight championship title.
Nurmagomedov is the reigning UFC lightweight champion. Gaethje is the interim champion of the organization. The Russian has 28 victories in 28 matches. The American spent 24 fights, in which he won 22 victories and suffered two defeats.
UFC bantamweight champion Jan has 15 wins and one loss in mixed martial arts. At the same time, the fighter knows no defeats within the framework of the American organization and has a series of seven victories.