Fighting in the UFC is finally starting to pay. 
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will bank the biggest payday of his career, the Russian superstar set to earn more than $6 million for his UFC 242 fight with Dustin Poirier.

Khabib’s father Abdulmanap has told TASS that his son is set for a huge payday after proving himself to be the world’s best 155lb fighter and demonstrating his huge popularity.

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Khabib is set to earn more than three times the $2 million he picked up for his win over Conor McGregor at UFC 229 last year.

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