UFC 242 President Dana White believes Irish UFC superstar Conor McGregor may be present at the fight between Dustin Poirier and Khabib Nurmagomedov when the two fighters meet on September 7. Nurmagomedov looks to defend his title against interim champion Dustin Poirier. Dana believes there could be a potential face-off between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. “Yeah, he could,” White told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto when … Continue reading Dana White not worried about Conor McGregor potentially crashing Nurmagomedov-Poirier fight in Abu Dhabi
UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov apparently lays the conditions that could earn his last contender Conor McGregor a rematch. Last October, Nurmagomedov submitted the former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight and lightweight champion at UFC 229 in October. But, before any potential blockbuster can reoccur between the two, the champ insisted that the Irish mixed martial artist must deserve it. and that for him will depend … Continue reading Khabib Nurmagomedov outlines condition for Conor McGregor rematch … “He have to deserve, and that’s it”
After going 27 bouts without a single defeat, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov may on September 7 at UFC 242 fall for UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier when the duo clash. A victory for Porrier, the fighter believes could qualify him as the best lightweight to ever compete in the UFC. “I think with a win over Khabib, I cement myself as the best … Continue reading Dustin Porier’s greatest test at UFC 242 against Khabib Nurmagomedov
A thrilling war saw Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone collide in a battle of superiority. The duo did prove to the world why they deserved to be regarded as two of the world’s lightweight division’s top fighters. Despite what has been considered a great fight, reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov had no fascinating impression about the bout. Speaking to ESPN recently, Nurmagomedov who currently holds … Continue reading Khabib Nurmagomedov not impressed by Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone fight
Khabib recently signed a new and profitable deal with the UFC, and in regards to that deal, Khabib would on the 7th of September be returning to contend with the UFC interim champion, Dustin Poirier. Khabib while speaking on his YouTube official channel, revealed his already commenced trainings in preparation for this very fight. In addition, he spoke about having “lots of fights” he is … Continue reading “We have not finished yet what was on October 6.” Khabib Nurmagomedov indicates Conor McGregor rivalry is not over yet
Rumors of an immediate rematch between UFC great fighters was announced after McGregor was defeated by Nurmagomedov in the UFC 229. The match was a highly competitive but yet a grand one., Due to the elaborate nature of the match, having a rematch would only yield a huge success, financially. Also the high possibility of McGregor creating an intriguing and intense atmosphere for his fans … Continue reading After Khabib fight “McGregor is like a crazy man. I doubt he’ll ever fight again” says Ali Abdelaziz
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
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)