Fresh off a dominant victory over his first top-10 ranked foe, Khabib Nurmagomedov is already eyeing his next victim.
According to Nurmagomedov's manager, Sam Kardan, the Dagestani born lightweight favors a match-up against the winner of Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller -- a bout which is scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night 45 on July 16, 2014.
Nurmagomedov (22-0), the No. 4 ranked UFC lightweight, was actually approached to fight Cerrone at the same July event, however he had to turn the offer down due to conflicts with the Muslim holiday Ramadan.
Ramadan requires its practitioners to fast from sunrise to sunset for an entire month, a tradition which would significantly impact Nurmagomedov's nutrition and training.
Affectionately known as "The Eagle," Nurmagomedov holds a perfect 6-0 record since debuting in the UFC in early-2012. In his most recent performance, the 25-year-old Sambo savant outclassed Rafael dos Anjos en route to a lopsided unanimous decision win.