UFC lightweight champion Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov will next land in the octagon to defend his title within the first few months of next year, according to one of the Russian fighter’s managers.

Nurmagomedov was most recently in action on September 7, when he submitted interim champion Dustin Poirier in their title unifier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.

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The Dagestani is aiming for what will be his third title defense in March or April of next year, according to Rizvan Magomedov, who helps manage the unbeaten star.

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