Abu Dhabi: The Russian UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Dustin Poirier at the UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.
The UFC fighter seemed happy with UAE and made it clear that he'd be happy to be back for another fight.
More than 13,000 people attended the fight in Abu Dhabi
Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, welcomed both the UFC fighter and his father at Qasr Al Bahr, on Monday.
محمد بن زايد يستقبل البطل العالمي حبيب نور محمدوف ويهنئه بفوزه في بطولة أبوظبي للتحدي. pic.twitter.com/MGC7wy8iEL— محمد بن زايد (@MohamedBinZayed) September 9, 2019
Nurmagomedov's team also attended the event.
"It was a great meeting with HH Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Thank you for inviting us, it was an honour," the UFC fighter, wrote in a caption on Instagram.
Sheikh Mohamed congratulated the Russian mixed martial artist and even shared a few posts on his official social media channels.