He used to wrestle. These days, he is best known for his striking skills, but it was amateur wrestling where he first honed his combat skills. The young Iaquinta started out in the discipline at Wantagh High School. And he continued wrestling while studying for his associate degree at Nassau Community College.Dec 14, 2018
Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor On Friday, 3 August 2018, the UFC announced that Nurmagomedov would make his first defence of his lightweight title against Conor McGregor at UFC 229 on 6 October in Las Vegas. In the fight, Nurmagomedov won the first two rounds, but lost to McGregor in the third round.