Gaethje won the first round
At UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje via a triangle in the second round. This is the third time he has defended the World Lightweight Championship belt. His record was 29-0.
Interim referee notes of the fight between Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov and American Justin Gaethje have been published. The first round of the main fight of UFC 254 went to the American by a split decision of the judges – 10-9, 9-10, 10-9.
Khabib lost only the second round of his career. Nurmagomedov’s first lost round came on October 6, 2018, when the judges gave Irishman Conor McGregor the third round of their title fight.
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