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Askren: ‘I’m one or two fights away’ from 165-pound title bout with Khabib

Ben Askren genuinely feels a 165-pound title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov will soon happen, purely based on the many story angles that can be used. …read more

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Ben Askren explains why Khabib Nurmagomedov 165-pound title fight makes sense

Ben Askren has yet to
have his next fight booked but he does have an ideal scenario in mind.

This past weekend at UFC
London, the 34-year-old spoke to the media about a …read more

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McGregor calls for Khabib rematch to settle UFC 229 ‘dispute’

Conor McGregor is looking to settle what he feels is unfinished business between him and Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC 229 will forever be known as one of the most infamous …read more

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Morning Report: Conor McGregor blames drop in dedication for loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov, wants rematch

Conor McGregor’s fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 was the biggest fight in UFC history. It had all the elements a truly historic clash. McGregor, the brash talking champion …read more

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A Little More Motivation Would’ve Helped

Before choking out Conor McGregor in the fourth round of their Lightweight title fight at UFC 229 last October, Khabib Nurmagomedov pretty much dominated the former Ultimate Fightng Championship (UFC) …read more

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Ben Askren Believes Storyline For Khabib Fight Is Too Good To Ignore

Ben Askren feels a bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov makes too much sense to pass on. Askren’s next opponent is currently undecided. He had a successful, albeit controversial, submission victory over …read more

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Ben Askren: 165-pound UFC title fight vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov checks a lot of boxes

LONDON – For a guy who was there only as a guest, Ben Askren had quite the fight week heading into UFC on ESPN+ 5.
Backstage at The O2, Askren touched …read more

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Conor McGregor eyeing rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov after ‘dispute’ in first fight

It’s obvious that Conor McGregor is not going to stop chasing a rematch with current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. It was at UFC 229 where Nurmagomedov defeated McGregor by fourth-round …read more

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Stallone Has A Message For ‘Arrogant’ McGregor

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, is having a rough year. Not only did he come up short against Khabib Nurmagomedov a few months back, which cost …read more

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Ben Askren has a lot of reasons why Khabib Nurmagomedov fight makes sense

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Backstage at UFC London, Ben Askren discussed winning over the London crowd with his Q and A session, why he thinks he got under Darren Till’s skin, Colby …read more

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Stadium Shaped Like Khabib’s Furry Hat Being Proposed In Dagestan

A stadium shaped like UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s furry hat, a papakha, could be coming to Dagestan. Bloody Elbow’s Karim Zidan reports architects proposed to build the 7,000 seat …read more

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Dana White claims Tony Ferguson has been sidelined by ‘a lot of personal issues’

With UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov on the sidelines, and Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway battling for the interim lightweight title at UFC 236 in April, Tony Ferguson has seemingly …read more

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Father of alleged Conor McGregor victim throws support behind Khabib Nurmagomedov

Earlier this week, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor arrested and briefly jailed after breaking the cellphone of a man in Miami. Mahamad Abdirzak, the father of McGregor’s …read more

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Nate Diaz Goes After Khabib, Ben Askren Interjects

Mixed martial arts (MMA) Twitter can oftentimes become a mess. This week has been no different. Nate Diaz decided to take a shot at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. He …read more

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Dillon Danis gives his prediction for McGregor vs Khabib 2

At UFC 229, Conor McGregor took on Khabib Nurmagomedov in what would be the biggest pay-per-view in UFC history.

Leading up to the bout, fighters and fans were torn on …read more

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Diaz mocks Khabib by posting group bathtub photo: ‘Sambo?’

Nate Diaz pots an old photo of Khabib Nurmagomedov sharing a bathtub with his teammates. It looks like Nate Diaz still has beef with Khabib Nurmagomedov. But, then again, who …read more

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Danis says UFC 229 brawl was ‘kind of fun’, denies inciting riot

Conor McGregor’s teammate Dillon Danis details his side of the story behind the now infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl between him and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team. UFC 229 will be …read more

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Danis recounts details from the Khabib-McGregor postfight brawl

Dillon Danis was at the center of UFC 229’s postfight brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team. In his first interview since the incident, he recalls what happened. …read more

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Nate Diaz mocks Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ben Askren intervenes

Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov have had plenty to say about each other on social media over the last few years. Early on Tuesday morning, the trend continued, as Diaz …read more

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Dillon Danis Recounts Events Leading Up To The Post-UFC 229 Brawl

The high-profile main event at UFC 229 last October between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor was overshadowed by the ugly post-fight brawl in which Nurmagomedov leapt into the crowd to …read more

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Conor McGregor’s Teammate Details What Sparked UFC 229 Brawl

Conor McGregor’s teammate Dillon Danis explains how the UFC 229 post-main event brawl was sparked. McGregor challenged UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov back in Oct. 2018. The feud between the …read more

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Dillon Danis explains how the UFC 229 brawl started

UFC 229 was poised to be the biggest pay-per-view of the year as Conor McGregor was set to challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight belt. Making the fight even more …read more

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Dillon Danis recounts role in UFC 229 brawl: 'It was kind of fun'

Dillon Danis finally has broken his silence about his role in the infamous brawl following Khabib Nurmagomedov’s submission of Conor McGregor at UFC 229 this past October.
After Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, …read more

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The Iceman Agree-eth: Making Conor McGregor Co-Main Is Dumb

The UFC has been making some real head scratcher decisions lately. Turning down Georges St-Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov is stupid, but makes a certain amount of sense when you understand …read more

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Conor McGregor has issue with fighting Donald Cerrone; matchup starting to fade away

Conor McGregor is eyeing Khabib Nurmagomedov as his next opponent rather than Donald Cerrone.
After McGregor and Cerrone cued up a showdown and received the blessing of UFC President Dana White, …read more

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Blogger arrested for inciting extremism against performances Khabib criticized

Ahmed Israpilov was arrested and charged with inciting extremism against the rap concert and Hunting for Men play that Khabib Nurmagomedov spoke out against. A Dagestani blogger was …read more

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Holloway: I’m out to prove myself to Khabib by beating Poirier

Max Holloway sees Dustin Poirier as a mere stepping stone for a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway almost had his chance to face Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Is Tony Ferguson plotting a move up to welterweight?

Things are complicated at the top of the lightweight division. The reigning champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is adamant that he won’t fight until November, standing instead in solidarity with his suspended …read more

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Max Holloway: 'I decided to prove myself' to Khabib Nurmagomedov with UFC 236 interim title fight

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway missed out on the opportunity to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov once before, and he doesn’t intend on allowing that to happen again.
Holloway (20-4 MMA, 16-4 UFC) …read more

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Coach Says Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor 2 Is Unlikely

Don’t hold your breath for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor II. Nurmagomedov put his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gold on the line back in Oct. 2018 against McGregor. The bout …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Coach says a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor is unlikely

When Khabib Nurmagomedov took on Conor McGregor at UFC 229, it resulted in the biggest pay-per-view in promotional history.

The event did well over two million PPV buys, and in …read more

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Dana White Confirms Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier Winner Gets Khabib Nurmagomedov Next

The winner of the upcoming interim lightweight title fight between Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier will move onto unify the championships with reigning 155-pound king Khabib Nurmagomedov.
UFC president Dana White …read more

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Dana White explains why Tony Ferguson is out of the Khabib Nurmagomedov sweepstakes

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UFC president Dana White addressed Tony Ferguson at the UFC 236 kick-off press conference, confirming that he is currently out of the line-up for a title …read more

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Quote: Conor McGregor Can’t Overcome Khabib’s Style

A former foe of Conor McGregor doesn’t believe the “Notorious” one will ever be able to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov. Back in Oct. 2018, McGregor and Nurmagomedov clashed in the biggest …read more

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Eddie Alvarez: Conor McGregor ‘can grapple all he wants’, never beats Khabib Nurmagomedov

In 2016, the ‘Underground King’ Eddie Alvarez became the UFC lightweight champion of the world by defeating Rafael Dos Anjos via first-round TKO.

Immediately after that, it was expected that we …read more

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Woodley: Khabib vs. McGregor wasn’t that great of a fight

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley didn’t think too highly of the fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. Tyron Woodley doesn’t think the lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and …read more

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'UFC 235 Embedded,' No. 2: Kamaru Usman gets face time with Khabib Nurmagomedov

The UFC’s return to Las Vegas is set for Saturday with UFC 235, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 235 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile …read more

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Daily Debate results: Did Dillon Danis get a fair punishment for UFC 229 brawl?

Bellator welterweight Dillon Danis was cageside at UFC 229 this past October in Las Vegas supporting Conor McGregor.
It’s been well documented what happened after Khabib Nurmagomedov forced McGregor to tap …read more

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Tyron Woodley gives interesting take on popularity of Conor McGregor

The UFC 229 main event, which pitted former UFC lightweight and featherweight champ Conor McGregor against undefeated lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, was a mammoth financial success — the most lucrative …read more

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Quote: Conor McGregor Proves Popularity “Not So Much About Winning”

Conor McGregor is undoubtedly the most popular figure in mixed martial arts. None of the losses suffered to Nate Diaz, Khabib Nurmagomedov, or a boxing loss to Floyd Mayweather in …read more

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Opinion | Conor McGregor no longer needs rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Out of sight could mean out of mind for reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is considering sitting out an entire year in support of his suspended teammates, Zubaira …read more

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Know what really offends Khabib Nurmagomedov? Sexy plays and a lack of government censorship

You know how we’re used to pro fighting champions causing an uproar on one end of the human behavior spectrum, what with the partying and reckless behavior and lavish spending …read more

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Conor McGregor teammate Dillon Danis issues statement following UFC 229 suspension

Conor McGregor cornerman Dillon Danis learned his sanctions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday for his role in the UFC 229 post-event brawl ignited by Khabib Nurmagomedov in …read more

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Dillon Danis not happy about NSAC suspension, but finds silver lining

Shortly after Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event back in October, he scaled the side of the Octagon and attacked McGregor’s long-time training partner Dillon …read more

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Why Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 229 brawl suspension almost was shorter than Dillon Danis'

Here’s a truth: At UFC 229, it was Khabib Nurmagomedov who jumped the octagon fence and attacked Dillon Danis in the moments after his submission win over Conor McGregor, causing …read more

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McGregor Teammate Dillon Danis Reacts To NSAC Suspension

Earlier today (Mon. February 25, 2019) Bellator star and Conor McGregor teammate Dillon Danis was handed his suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Danis taunted Khabib Nurmagomedov at …read more

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NSAC Chairman responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov not wanting to fight in Nevada

NSAC Chairman Anthony Marnell and executive director Bob Bennett address Khabib Nurmagomedov’s response to his punishment handed down by the commission, saying that he would not do the PSA and …read more

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BJJ Competitor Goes Nuts, Attacks Fan In Crowd (Video)

Multi-time IBJJF champion Erberth Santos just gave Khabib Nurmagomedov a run for his money in post-bout antics. During a BJJ Stars event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Santos suffered an apparent …read more

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BREAKING | Dillon Danis receives fine, suspension for role in UFC 229 brawl

Dillon Danis has finally received his punishment for his role in the wild, post-fight brawl that followed Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s lightweight title fight at UFC 229.

The McGregor stablemate …read more

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Dillon Danis suspended seven months, fined $7,500 for his role in UFC 229 brawl

LAS VEGAS – Dillon Danis’ punishment for his role in the infamous UFC 229 brawl involving Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor is finally official.
Nearly four months after the post-fight melee, …read more

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Khabib’s manager claims McGregor never asked for rematch

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz claims Conor McGregor has not asked for a rematch, stating it is out of fear. Weeks after losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Tony Ferguson: ‘You had your chance and you missed it, that’s your fault’

UFC president Dana White recently confirmed to ESPN that featherweight champion Max Holloway was moving up to lightweight to battle Dustin Poirier at UFC 236 for the interim lightweight title. …read more

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Khabib to Ferguson: It’s your fault you missed out on a title shot

The UFC lightweight champ has said Tony Ferguson has himself to blame for missing out on an interim lightweight title shot at UFC 236. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz goes off on ‘broken man’ Conor McGregor, claims Khabib rematch has not been discussed

Ever since Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov fought for the UFC lightweight title at the record-breaking UFC 229 pay-per-view in October, there’s been talk of a rematch between them.

According to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Tony Ferguson: ‘You Had Your Chance and You Missed It’

While reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov finishes his suspension, Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier will vie for the interim 155-pound belt at UFC 236. That wasn’t the promotion’s first choice, …read more

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Video: All hell breaks lose at BJJ Stars event after competitor attacks fans

Move over, Khabib Nurmagomedov. Erberth Santos has you beat.
Santos, a multiple-time champion in IBJJF competition, took on Felipe Pena in a highly anticipated encounter at a BJJ Stars event in …read more

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VIDEO | Watch James Gallagher, Charlie Ward pick up big stoppage wins at Bellator 217 in Dublin

Saturday night was a big night for Irish MMA, as Conor McGregor stablemates Charlie Ward and James Gallagher picked up big stoppage wins, and Khabib Nurmagomedov training partner Myles Price …read more

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Khabib’s manager: McGregor hasn’t asked for a rematch

If you believe what Ali Abdelaziz says, Khabib Nurmagomedov is the last person Conor McGregor wants to fight. A rematch between Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov. While it may not …read more

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Khabib to Ferguson: You Missed Your Chance, That’s Your Fault

Suspended UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t have a lot of sympathy for scorned contender Tony Ferguson.
That seems pretty clear after the Dagestani fighter released a statement on Instagram following …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Tony Ferguson: Missing out on title shot is ‘your fault only’

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t understand why Tony Ferguson is upset.
Taking to Instagram, Nurmagomedov left a lengthy message for disgruntled Ferguson, who was supposedly passed over by the UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov sends message to Tony Ferguson, ‘You had your chance’

It was recently announced that UFC 236’s featured attraction will be an interim lightweight title fight… But it won’t include the 11-fight win streak holding Tony Ferguson.

Instead, it will be …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway 2 for interim lightweight title set for UFC 236

With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov watching from the sidelines until November, promotion officials will look to crown an interim champion in April.
Stepping up to the plate, Dustin Poirier will …read more

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Coach: Khabib’s fine for UFC 229 brawl was a ‘slap in the face’

American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez heavily disagrees with the NSAC’s $500,000 fine on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC 229 post-fight brawl. Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently on a …read more

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GSP vs. Khabib: Who would win?

Georges St-Pierre said the last fight he wanted before retiring was against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. How would he have fared? …read more

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Morning Report: Javier Mendez blasts NAC after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s ‘ridiculous’ $500,000 fine

When Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped out of the cage at UFC 226 to go after Conor McGregor’s team, he did more than just start a brawl that became international news and …read more

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Khabib’s Coach Finds Inconsistencies in NSAC’s UFC 229 Penalties

It has been three weeks since the Nevada Athletic Commission (NSAC) handed down the nine month suspension to Khabib Nurmagomedov for his actions in the T-Mobile Arena following the UFC …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Javier Mendez finds contradictions in Khabib Nurmagomedov’s NAC punishments

It took the UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov a few months after his massive title defending win over Conor McGregor at UFC 229 to finally receive his fine and suspension …read more

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Georges St-Pierre won’t completely rule out comeback for Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

Georges St-Pierre is retired but that doesn’t mean he’s not willing to listen to options.
The former two-division UFC champion announced on Thursday that he was calling it a career after …read more

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Khabib posts Georges St-Pierre tribute, offers to host him on future Russia visit

With Georges St-Pierre’s retirement announcement today, it appears a potential fight between him and Khabib Nurmagomedov has gasped its last breath.
Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC), the UFC’s unbeaten lightweight champion …read more

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Georges St-Pierre excited by Khabib Nurmagomedov offer, but UFC has other plans

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MONTREAL – Georges St-Pierre tried to make a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov before he decided to retire from competition.
But alas, the UFC had other …read more

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Georges St-Pierre wanted Khabib Nurmagomedov fight, but ‘UFC had other plans’

If Georges St-Pierre was going to take one more fight, it was going to be against the very best.
Though “GSP” made it clear that he was calling it a career …read more

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Georges St-Pierre explains why fight with “the best” Khabib Nurmagomedov didn’t happen

Georges St-Pierre is now retired. The Canadian legend announced the end of his mixed martial arts career at a Thursday morning press conference at the Bell Center in Montreal, Quebec …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants Georges St-Pierre to push back retirement so they can fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t giving up on his desire to face Georges St-Pierre before he retires.
The reigning UFC lightweight champion sent out a message aimed at St-Pierre on Wednesday after news …read more

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Georges St-Pierre acknowledges Khabib Nurmagomedov callout, promises answers tomorrow

On Wednesday morning, reports surfaced that former UFC welterweight and middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre plans to formally announce his retirement from MMA at a press conference in Montreal on Thursday …read more

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Khabib Begs GSP To Stay: ‘Fight Me, Then Retire’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is hoping to recoup some of his “honorable” losses after paying a shitload of money to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for …read more

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Dustin Poirier and Al Iaquinta call for UFC to release them amid GSP vs. Khabib talk

News of Georges St-Pierre’s planned retirement prompted UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to make one final effort to goad him into a fight. While Nurmagomedov’s call for a fight with …read more

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For your consideration: Khabib Nurmagomedov offers Georges St-Pierre retirement fight

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t want to be the reason Georges St-Pierre retires.
Less than two hours after reports of St-Pierre’s retirement announcement hit social media, Nurmagomedov is offering the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Georges St-Pierre: Fight me before you retire

Reports that Georges St-Pierre will announce his retirement at a Thursday press conference in Montreal swept the mixed martial arts world Wednesday.
At least one interested onlooker hopes that the former …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Calls for Georges St-Pierre Super Fight in November

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is still holding out hopes for a showdown against Georges St-Pierre before he retires. On Wednesday, news surfaced that St-Pierre had called a press conference …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov urges Georges St-Pierre to delay retirement: ‘Send me location’

Earlier today, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight and middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre plans to formally announce his retirement from MMA at a press conference in Montreal on Thursday morning. …read more

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BREAKING | Georges St-Pierre announcing retirement after Khabib Nurmagomedov negotiations fail

It seems that former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre is hanging up the gloves.

According to a report from Benoit Beaudoin of RDS, the Canadian legend is holding a …read more

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Daniel Cormier: “Khabib Nurmagomedov is doing the most honorable thing I’ve ever seen in my life”

Daniel Cormier has nothing but praise for Khabib Nurmagomedov, this after “The Eagle” paid the fines for his teammates involved in the UFC 229 brawl.

Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his record to …read more

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Cormier praises ‘honorable’ Khabib for paying his teammates’ fines

Daniel Cormier discussed why he thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov paying his teammates fines for the UFC 229 brawl last October is very honorable. Daniel Cormier has praised Khabib Nurmagomedov for paying …read more

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Did Holloway Just Hint At An Interim Lightweight Title Fight With Ferguson?

With current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on the shelf until November, the idea of an interim 155-pound title fight is gaining some steam.
Reigning UFC featherweight king Max Holloway, who …read more

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James Vick respects Khabib Nurmagomedov for wanting to sit out during teammates’ bans

PHOENIX — At UFC Phoenix media day, James Vick discusses fighting on ESPN, losing to Justin Gaethje, his trash talk against Gaethje, his bout with Paul Felder, the glut at …read more

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Paul Felder says UFC lightweight division might need interim belt in Khabib Nurmagomedov’s absence

PHOENIX — At UFC Phoenix media day, Paul Felder discusses fighting on ESPN, his success in 2018 as a broadcaster, fighting James Vick, Vick’s huge weight cut, the state of …read more

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VIDEO: Floyd Mayweather Kicks Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov to the Curb

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Shortly after Floyd Mayweather disposed of Conor McGregor in a 10-round boxing match, he teased the idea that …read more

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Max Holloway hints at interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson

With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov currently suspended — and potentially sitting out until November — the UFC lightweight contendership picture is a little unclear. If a recent Tweet from …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Khabib Nurmagomedov paying teammates’ fines is ‘the most honorable thing I’ve ever seen’

Having trained together at American Kickboxing Academy, Daniel Cormier is accustomed to seeing Khabib Nurmagomedov show off his martial arts prowess. However, he’s even more impressed by how Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Ben Askren, King Of Twitter, Mows Down Danis, McGregor

Don’t ever play the logic game with “Funky.” Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, trained jiu-jitsu under Dillon Danis (again) ahead of his Khabib Nurmagomedov title fight …read more

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Khabib meets with Crown Prince Al Hussein in Jordan

The UFC champion met with the Crown Prince during a trip to Jordan. Since defending his lightweight title against Conor McGregor last October, Khabib Nurmagomedov has travelled the …read more

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White on Khabib’s year-long absence: You can’t sit out that long

Dana White has something to say about Khabib Nurmagomedov’s planned year-long hiatus. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was slapped with a nine-month suspension for his involvement in the UFC 229 …read more

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Nurmagomedov could be stripped before Nov.

If current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov waits until November for his next fight, he could be stripped of his title before ever defending it. …read more

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Video: Khabib Shows Off John Wick Level Gun Skills

In case you didn’t already know how Khabib Nurmagomedov was one bad dude, here’s more video evidence to prove it.
RT Sport shared footage of the UFC lightweight champion showing …read more

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Dana White: Nurmagomedov 'Can't Sit Out And Wait That Long' With The Title

Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White wants to keep the 155-pound division moving in spite of the suspension handed down to its champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov. …read more

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Dana White adamant Khabib Nurmagomedov can’t sit out all year with belt

Back in January, UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov was finally disciplined for his role in the wild brawl that followed his UFC 229 victory over Conor McGregor. The Dagestani champion …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov can’t sit out until the end of the year with lightweight title

Khabib Nurmagomedov is playing a dangerous game.
Last month, the UFC lightweight champion was handed down a nine month suspension, retroactive to October, for his role in starting a brawl at …read more

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Dana To Khabib: You Can’t Sit Out That Long

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight division is at a bit of a standstill at the moment, as division king Khabib Nurmagomedov won’t return to action until this November after …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Can’t Sit Out Until October With UFC Title

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov can’t sit out until October with his lightweight gold. Nurmagomedov was handed a suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission …read more

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VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre wants to fight “the best in the world” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre is hoping to book a fight with the man he considers to be the “best in the world”, Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The Canadian superstar. “GSP“, discussed …read more

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