Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently deep in training for his next big title defense. Now nearing the end of his current training camp, “The Eagle” has come forward to reveal which fighter he believes currently has the best top game in the sport.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently set to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 229 on Oct. 6, live on pay-per-view. Speaking to Khabib.com in a recent interview, as seen within the video above, Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed that he believes former UFC middleweight champion and current AKA teammate Luke Rockhold has the best top ground game within the sport.
“For example I took very much from Luke how to work on the ground from above.” Nurmagomedov said. “I think that he is the best in this aspect.”
Check out the Dagestan native’s full thoughts within the video provided above.