The awaited unannounced news of UFC lightweight champion Khabib and Dustin Porier the interim champion, has officially been scheduled for UFC 242. Following a report by Okamoto, from ESPN, after speaking with Khabib’s manager, Ali Abdelziz, said the match was going to create an evolution which would birth a new UFC contract for Khabib. But more intriguing, the contract was supposed to come with an … Continue reading Khabib Nurmagomedov inks new deal with UFC… GSP fight included in terms!
During the Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show on Monday, Nate Diaz gave his reason for his unprofessional act, slapping Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC lightweight champion in the face. “He was not humble and not this nice guy,” Diaz began. “He was sitting there with his friend trying to making a fight with me, taking a picture of me making fun of me. So I capitalized and said … Continue reading Nate Diaz details the reason behind slapping Khabib Nurmagomedov
Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC’s lightweight current champion has his next match scheduled for the 7th of September in Abu Dhabi — this is almost a sure event. But at the moment the identity of his opponent is still unknown to us. Majority are of high expectations that “The Eagle” in the person of Nurmagomedov would be opposed by Dustin Poirier, but following Abdulmanan ,Nurmagomedov’s father, who … Continue reading Khabib’s father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov says Khabib is training for UFC 242
Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson remains focused on facing Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC 238 on June 8, however, there is still some bitterness towards Khabib Nurmagomedov and his crew, particularly Khabib’s manager Ali Abdelaziz. Tony Ferguson blasted Ali on twitter last night, warning Ali to avoid taking his name anywhere. Ali was quick to respond telling Tony to concentrate on his upcoming ‘under card’ fight … Continue reading Tony Ferguson and Ali Abdelaziz trade shots on twitter…
It has recently been reported by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, that current UFC lightweight champion Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov is working on his own fight promotion business. Check out his tweet with the details: Continue reading Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov enters the fight promotion business!
Ever since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov via submission in the fourth round of the five round lightweight championship fight at UFC 229, Conor McGregor has been burning with the desire to get revenge for the loss via a rematch. Many argue the way the fight went, Khabib dominating Conor for the entirety of all four rounds and then getting the submission win, Conor does not … Continue reading Conor McGregor believes flaws in his strategy led to his defeat against Khabib Nurmagomedov
Today, The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) reduced the suspension sentences of Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov, Khabib’s training partners, who were involved in the post fight brawl at UFC 229 when Khabib defeated Conor McGregor via submission. Post the news from NSAC today, Khabib Nurmagomedov took to instagram to share his thoughts on NSAC’s decision. Here’s the post and translation: “OFFICIALThe Nevada State Athletic … Continue reading Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov reacts to NSAC’s decision to reduce his training partners suspensions
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has approved reduction in the suspension sentences of Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov, both Khabib Nurmagomedov’s training partners, by 35 days. However, they are required to complete community service of ten hours. Talking to MMA Junkie NSAC Director Bob Bennett said: “Provided it is significant and productive for the youth, upon my approval and recommendation to the commission, the … Continue reading NSAC reduces suspension sentences of Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov (Khabib’s training partners)
In an interview with MMA Junkie Radio, Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier expressed his thoughts on his fight with the current UFC lightweight champion Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov, and believed that UFC 242 is most definitely the tentative plan, but is unsure of the holdup to the fight being made official. Here’s what he had to say: “Everything is pointing to it happening in Abu Dhabi, September … Continue reading Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Porier gives his thoughts on expected title unification bout with lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov
Speaking to motivational speaker Tony Robbins in an interview, Conor McGregor gave account of his version of the brawl that took place at UFC 229, after current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor via submission in the fourth round. Here’s what Conor had to say: “So what happened was, the fight was done, the match was done. He [Khabib] climbed over the fence … Continue reading Conor McGregor provides details of his version of UFC 229 brawl, wants Khabib rematch
In a recent interview with SportsDaily.ru , Javier Mendez the head coach of current undisputed undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov, named 4 most difficult challenges for the champ, ranked from least to most dangerous – as per Javier Mendez. Here’s the list in the transcript of what he said: “Talking about four potential rivals for Khabib I can give my assessment from the [least] … Continue reading Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach Javier Mendez names four ‘most dangerous’ opponents for the champ
UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov is looking to remain active post his suspension. Rumors are flying that he’ll be taking on the interim champion, Dustin Porier on the Abu Dhabi card on 7th September this year. Then the plan is for Nurmagomedov to fight in December and again in April 2020, according to his manager Ali Abdelaziz. “He gave me very specific instructions,” … Continue reading Khabib Nurmagomedov aims for non-stop activity; wants three fights within 12 months