Holloway gets people’s champ Nurmagomedov in title fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov, left, faces his opponent, Max Holloway, Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the Barclays Center in New York. The pair face each other Saturday in the UFC 223 Mixed Martial Arts main event for the lightweight championship. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK — Khabib Nurmagomedov put out the call to his fans in papakhas that were crammed inside an indie rock club like they were in a mosh pit buzzing for an encore.