Twitter Poll: Who Khabib Nurmagomedov Should Fight

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Let’s hope the end is near. UFC 223 fight week has been an absolute sh*t storm and it should hopefully be over soon. We at MMASucka took to Twitter to find out who you think Khabib Nurmagomedov should fight in the UFC 223 main event.

The numbers were outstanding and leading the way was an unlikely opponent — Al Iaquinta.

The options we gave were, Iaquinta, Anthony Pettis, Paul Felder or other. “Ragin’ Al” came in with an impressive 62% of the votes at the time of this post.

Nurmagomedov (25-0) is 9-0 under the UFC banner and undefeated in his entire MMA career. After a one-year hiatus, the Russian returned to the Octagon at UFC 219. He earned a decisive victory over Edson Barboza and won ‘Performance of the Night’ honors.

Iaquinta (13-3-1) is riding a five-fight winning streak dating back to 2014. “Ragin’ Al” was out of action for the entire 2016 calendar year, but came back to fight in 2017. At UFC Fight Night 108, Iaquinta knocked out Diego Sanchez. Iaquinta was expected to take on Paul Felder at UFC 223.

UFC 223 goes down on April 7, 2018, from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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Jeremy Brand is an experienced MMA writer and columnist. He is the founder of MMASucka.com, and has represented the company with media credentials at many mixed martial arts fights. Jeremy is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, training in BC, Canada.

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