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PLEKHANOVRussian University
of Economics

Founded in 1907

New victory: PRUE student is the winner of the UFC Vegas 31 tournament
20 July
Campus news

pobeda-ufc-gl.jpegIslam Makhachev, a master's student of the Pyatigorsk branch of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, a Russian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, won a triumphant victory in the main fight of the UFC Vegas 31 tournament.

The tournament was held in Las Vegas (USA). Islam Makhachev defeated Brazilian Tiago Moises ahead of schedule, having passed the test of fortitude, skill and fortitude.

Islam performs under the auspices of the UFC in the lightweight division and is the successor and disciple of former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is now building a career as a coach.

"The whole team did a phenomenal job, and, of course, we should mention Islam himself, who followed all the tips and instructions during the preparation", - Khabib Nurmagomedov said.

We are confident that Islam Makhachev will be able to continue to achieve his goals and adequately represent our country at the most prestigious international competitions.

We congratulate Islam Makhachev and wish him further victories!