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Charles Oliveira: ‘I’m the right guy’ to fight Khabib

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Charles Oliveira wants a crack at reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Lighweight contender Charles Oliveira has an appointment with Jared Gordon on Saturday night …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why sometimes he goes ”easy on opponents”

The UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov has earned a reputation as one of the greatest MMA champions of all time. Since his professional debut in 2008, “The Eagle,” has utilized …read more

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As a Default, Woodley Will Settle For Edwards Fight

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In a perfect world, Tyron Woodley says he would be fighting either Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Khabib Nurmagomedov or Israel Adesanya sometime down the road. …read more

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Lobov: Khabib Business Not Settled ... Yet

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Long before Conor McGregor was throwing dollies through bus windows in Brooklyn, Artem Lobov and Khabib Nurmagomedov were in a …read more

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Artem Lobov says feud with Khabib Nurmahomedov is far from over

Artem Lobov and Khabib Nurmagomedov have history, and it appears their feud is far from over.

At UFC 223, Nurmagomedov and his team went up to Lobov. There, he slapped the …read more

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Artem Lobov Feels There’s ‘Unsettled Business’ With Khabib Nurmagomedov

The beef between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov is far from over, and Artem Lobov is right in the thick of things. Back in April 2018, McGregor and his entourage …read more

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Artem Lobov says there's still some unfinished business with Khabib Nurmagomedov

The SBG Ireland vs. Dagestan war may be far from over.
It all started with Artem Lobov, good friend and training partner of former UFC dual champion Conor McGregor, who was …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov confirms Tony Ferguson negotiation; outlines Conor McGregor rematch

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov recently confirmed that he is indeed in negotiations to fight Tony Ferguson when he returns to the Octagon. He also confirmed that there is a …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov sends message to cousin Abubakar following loss at UFC Moscow

Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has sent his cousin Abubakar a message following his loss at UFC Moscow.

Abubakar was making his Octagon debut at today’s event in a welterweight …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov demands apology from NSAC before he will accept March fight in Las Vegas

Current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov wants an apology from the Nevada State Athletic Commission before he will accept a proposed March fight in Las Vegas.

‘The Eagle’ was fined $500,000 …read more

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Conor McGregor mocks Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin after UFC Moscow tapout

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Conor McGregor couldn’t beat Khabib Nurmagomedov, but he didn’t miss an opportunity to gloat when the UFC …read more

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UFC Fight Night Moscow: Khabib's cousin loses debut, Conor tweets insult

It didn’t take Conor McGregor long to tweet a shot after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin Abubakar lost his UFC debut Saturday. …read more

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UFC Moscow Highlights! Abubakar Nurmagomedov’s Debut Spoiled With Triangle Choke

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Abubakar Nurmagomedov, cousin of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, had his Octagon debut spoiled earlier today (Sat., Nov. 9, 2019) at …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants apology from NSAC before fighting in Las Vegas, eyes New York as alternative

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is in no hurry to return to the city where he had his most highly publicized in-cage triumph and out-of-the-cage …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says Tony Ferguson is 95 percent his next opponent

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says that No. 1 contender Tony Ferguson is 95 percent going to be his next opponent inside the Octagon.

Nurmagomedov spoke to reporters in a press …read more

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Khabib Wants An Apology From NSAC Before Fighting In Las Vegas Again

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t interested in fighting in Las Vegas again unless he gets an apology. Nurmagomedov returned to action in September. He successfully defended his UFC lightweight …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov will give Conor McGregor a rematch 'if he wins 10 fights in a row'

MOSCOW — Khabib Nurmagomedov said Friday that Conor McGregor would need to win 10 straight fights to earn a rematch for his UFC title.
McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) hasn’t fought …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says Conor McGregor needs 10 more wins before a rematch

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says that rival Conor McGregor needs to win 10 more fights before he gives him a rematch.

Speaking with reporters during a press conference in Moscow …read more

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Khabib: Mac Is Wack, NSAC Owes Me Apology

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is done fighting in Las …read more

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Conor McGregor responds to Justin Gaethje blasting him as another Ronda Rousey

Conor McGregor has taken to Twitter to address Justin Gaethje’s recent barrage of insults.
The Irish fighter hasn’t fought since September 2018 when he lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father says Conor McGregor is a ‘showman’ and ‘not a tough opponent’

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father had some harsh words for his son’s former opponent, Conor McGregor, during a Russian press conference. In fact, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov called the Irishman a ‘showman’ and never …read more

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To catch an Eagle 3: Khabib’s tripod & ground control system

In the third part of this series, we examine Khabib’s crushing top game. In the first part of this series, we focused on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s striking game that enables him …read more

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Conor McGregor favors Khabib in Tony Ferguson fight

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Conor McGregor makes his pick in a fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Several fighters already made their prediction …read more

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With win at UFC 244, Gregor Gillespie will call for Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

NEW YORK – Gregor Gillespie wants to make one thing clear: He’s not looking past his UFC 244 opponent Kevin Lee.
Gillespie (13-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) and Lee (17-5 MMA, 10-5 …read more

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Diaz regrets slapping Khabib in 2015: It was reckless

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Nate Diaz looks back at his 2015 altercation with Khabib Nurmagomedov at a WSOF event. Nate Diaz has had his share of …read more

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Nate Diaz Details The Time He Slapped Khabib Nurmagomedov

Back in 2015 at a World Series of Fighting event, Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov were involved in a scuffle. There, the Stockton-native slapped the undefeated lightweight champion. Now, years …read more

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'UFC 244 Embedded,' No. 3: Kelvin Gastelum gets motivational call from Khabib Nurmagomedov

The UFC’s 11th pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 244, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 244 takes place at Madison Square …read more

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Nate Diaz opens up on the time he slapped ‘bully’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov have had a number of run-ins over the years, but the most notable occurred at a World Series of Fighting show in 2015.
Diaz recounted that …read more

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Dana White Confirms Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson Clash Set For Early 2020

It appears negotiations are underway for the highly-anticipated lightweight title fight between current king Khabib Nurmagomedov and the former interim ace Tony Ferguson in early 2020, according to UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor explains why he believes Khabib Nurmagomedov will beat Tony Ferguson

There is little doubt that Conor McGregor would love to return to the UFC to rematch reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after falling to him in Oct. 2016.
Unfortunately for McGregor, …read more

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Dana White Confirms Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson Being Worked On

The UFC is indeed trying to make Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson a reality. Nurmagomedov is the reigning UFC lightweight champion with a perfect 28-0 record. Ferguson is riding a …read more

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Upset man hurls water bottle at Conor McGregor at Q&A (includes video)

Conor McGregor recently announced his return to the UFC, but took some shots at lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his fellow Dagestani countrymen. That didn’t sit well with one man …read more

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Kevin Lee gives prediction for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson matchup

One fight many fans want to see is Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson. Many believe “El Cucuy” is the toughest fight for the undefeated Dagestani champion in Nurmagomedov.
Yet he bout …read more

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Location Sent

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, coined the “Send Location” catchphrase in the wake of his Brooklyn bus attack, …read more

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Conor McGregor reveals UFC return for January, slams Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor on Thursday unveiled the exact date for his UFC return in January, but was less than forthcoming on the opponent.
Currently on a promotional tour in Ukraine and Russia, …read more

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Conor McGregor Questions If Khabib Represents Russia

Conor McGregor believes Khabib Nurmagomedov is afraid of fighting him in Moscow and he questions “The Eagle’s” allegiance to Russia. McGregor held a press conference in Moscow earlier today (Oct. …read more

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Conor McGregor issues fiery callout of Khabib Nurmagomedov, questions champ’s allegiance to Russia

Earlier today, former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor appeared at a press conference in Moscow, Russia, where he announced plans for a comeback on January 18. It should come as …read more

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Conor McGregor Tips Khabib Nurmagomedov to Beat Tony Ferguson

It seems it is only a matter of time before Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson meet inside the Octagon to determine who is the best Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight. Former …read more

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Conor McGregor announces Jan. 18 return, talks ‘inevitable’ rematch with ‘cowering’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

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At a press conference in Moscow on Thursday morning, Conor McGregor announced that he will return to action on Jan. 18 at the T-Mobile Arena, …read more

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Ortega Likes Ferguson’s Chances To Beat Khabib...As Well As His Own

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While the title fight is far from official, Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight strap against current No. …read more

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McGregor Fight Announcement Coming Soon!

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It’s been a year since Conor McGregor last competed inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov via submission at UFC 229 …read more

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Conor McGregor voices frustration with inactivity: 'The politics in prize fighting you will not believe'

It’s been a little more than a year since fight fans have seen Conor McGregor compete.
McGregor’s last in-cage appearance was against Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229, …read more

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Conor McGregor makes prediction for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

The next crack at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to go to Tony Ferguson. Yet the former champion Conor McGregor remains just a short distance from another shot …read more

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Conor McGregor Thinks Khabib Will ‘Probably’ Beat Tony Ferguson

Conor McGregor admits he’s intrigued by Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson, but he feels “The Eagle” would retain his gold. A UFC lightweight title clash between Nurmagomedov and Ferguson hasn’t …read more

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Conor McGregor favors Khabib Nurmagomedov over Tony Ferguson in potential fight

Conor McGregor wasn’t able to solve the Khabib Nurmagomedov puzzle, and he doesn’t believe Tony Ferguson would, either.
Speaking at a sponsor’s event Tuesday in Kyiv, Ukraine, McGregor broke down how …read more

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Kevin Lee believes Georges St-Pierre will return and beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

Kevin Lee believes Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon, and that the former welterweight and middleweight champ will do so at lightweight.
Lee is now training at the famed Tristar …read more

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Tony Ferguson calls out… Jon Jones?

It’s quite clear that Tony Ferguson wants a fight and wants one sooner rather than later. While Ferguson has been linked to a fight with current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, …read more

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‘Russian Popeye’ with 24-inch biceps loses MMA bout

Russia is the home of many high caliber fighters including Khabib Nurmagomedov and Zabit Magomedsharipov.
A Russian bodybuilder with 24-inch biceps known as ‘Popeye’, entered an MMA bout this week, but …read more

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Khabib Takes Dig At Conor McGregor’s Reported Sexual Assault Allegation

A Twitter exchange has led to Khabib Nurmagomedov taking a shot at Conor McGregor’s reported sexual assault investigation. UFC president Dana White recently told The Boston Globe that McGregor is …read more

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Dana White says Conor McGregor ‘isn’t the man any more’, McGregor fires back

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Conor McGregor didn’t take kindly to Dana White’s recent comments about Khabib Nurmagomedov being the new face of the UFC. …read more

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Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov trade shots on Twitter

The ongoing feud between UFC lightweight standouts Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov continued today on social media.
It all started after McGregor took to Twitter to respond to Dana White’s recent …read more

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White: McGregor ‘Isn’t The Man Anymore,’ Khabib Has Final Say

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Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is calling the shots now. Not former two-division titleholder and reigning PPV king Conor …read more

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Dana White: Conor McGregor 'isn't the man anymore;' Khabib Nurmagomedov is

How the mighty have fallen.
Less than three years ago, Conor McGregor was in position to demand the UFC allow him to box Floyd Mayweather.
The UFC usually avoids co-promotion and involving …read more

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Eddie Bravo confident Tony Ferguson can submit Khabib with D’Arce choke

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Tony Ferguson does not fear going to the ground with Khabib Nurmagomedov, says coach Eddie Bravo. No matter how many …read more

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Brian Ortega says there is only one lightweight capable of defeating Khabib Nurmagomedov

Brian Ortega believes there is only one fighter that stands in the way of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, and that is Tony Ferguson.
The No. 2 ranked featherweight fighter Ortega …read more

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Eddie Bravo explains how Tony Ferguson can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson is expected to get his long-awaited crack at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov sometime in 2020 — perhaps as soon as March. Despite the fact that Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Brian Ortega: If anyone beats Khabib Nurmagomedov, it'll be Tony Ferguson

Naturally, Brian Ortega thinks it’s going to take a jiu-jitsu practitioner to dethrone lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Speaking to “Kumite TV” during his press tour in South Korea for his upcoming …read more

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Quote: Khabib Doesn’t Have The Standup To Mess With Tony Ferguson

One top 10 ranked UFC featherweight doesn’t believe Khabib Nurmagomedov can hang with Tony Ferguson in the standup. Many believe Ferguson should be next in line for a shot at …read more

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To catch an Eagle, Part 2: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wrestling & submission game

In the second part of this series we will provide several examples of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s takedown and submission game. In the first part of this series, we focused on …read more

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Kevin Lee: I’m ‘not afraid’ to wrestle with Khabib

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Kevin Lee feels he has the wrestling prowess to pose a threat against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Through 28 opponents (12 in the UFC), undefeated lightweight …read more

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Opening betting odds released for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre

Although the fight is not officially booked, it hasn’t stopped the sportsbooks from opening up the betting odds for a potential superfight between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and MMA …read more

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GSP says he’d fight Khabib ‘if everything is aligned contractually’

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From being adamant about not returning, Georges St-Pierre now says he’s willing to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for the right deal. Georges …read more

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Khabib targeting retirement in two years: ‘I don’t want to fight all my life’

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Not keen to stick around for long, Khabib Nurmagomedov could be retiring from MMA in two years. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t …read more

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‘Staying Undefeated Is Impossible’

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At 28-0, 12-0 UFC, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, boasts one of the best records of any …read more

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Kevin Lee says he's not afraid to wrestle UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov if given the chance

Kevin Lee has been chasing a fight with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for quite a while now.
After a failed attempt to move to welterweight, a fourth-round submission loss to Rafael …read more

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GSP Willing to Return for Khabib Nurmagomedov Fight ‘If Everything Is Aligned Contractually’

Don’t slam the door on a potential Georges St. Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov booking just yet. …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: ‘Yes, I would’ return to the UFC to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Unlike his first sabbatical from mixed martial arts, former UFC two-division champion Georges St-Pierre made his latest …read more

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Georges St-Pierre ‘would’ return to face Khabib Nurmagomedov for right deal

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Georges St-Pierre may have called it a career back in February, but he’s not retired enough to turn down a potential fight against reigning UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov believes he has two years left before retirement: ‘You have to know when you need to stop’

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says that he plans on fighting for two more years before retiring from mixed martial arts.
Speaking to Arab News, “The Eagle” was asked how long …read more

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Georges St. Pierre confirms he would come out of retirement to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St. Pierre may have officially retired from mixed martial arts, but he’s still leaving the door open for a return. Like many MMA …read more

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Khabib Gives New Estimation for Retirement Date

Enjoy the days of Khabib Nurmagomedov while they last because according to the lightweight champion, they will not last for too much longer. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has the …read more

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Georges St. Pierre says he would come out of retirement to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St. Pierre may have officially retired from mixed martial arts, but he’s still leaving the door open for a return. Like many MMA …read more

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UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks he'll fight another two years: 'It's impossible to stay undefeated'

Khabib Nurmagomedov might not see himself competing for too much longer.
Speaking to Arab News, the UFC’s lightweight champion said he knows it’s hard to remain undefeated, which is why he …read more

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Forget Water. Be Like Salmon!

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You know it’s a bad sign when Al Iaquinta thinks you’re “weird.”
But I guess UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, doesn’t want …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Jon Jones management involved in ‘physical altercation’ at PFL

Representatives of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones were allegedly involved in a brief physical altercation at the first round of the PFL playoffs on …read more

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Video: Justin Gaethje cares more about fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov than for UFC title

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LOS ANGELES — Justin Gaethje talks about fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov, the BMF title, his end goal in mixed martial arts, and more. …read more

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Hardy: Immediate Khabib rematch makes no sense for McGregor

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Dan Hardy sees other viable opponents for Conor McGregor’s next bout, except for Khabib Nurmagomedov. During a late-August interview with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Conor …read more

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Dan Hardy believes Khabib Nurmagomedov is the only fight that doesn’t make sense for Conor McGregor

If Dan Hardy was in charge of matchmaking fights, he would not be booking a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.
The two fought at UFC 229 where Nurmagomedov seemingly …read more

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Manager Ali Abdelaziz says Khabib Nurmagomedov took Conor McGregor’s soul

Manager Ali Abdelaziz recently held a media day for his clients in the Dominance MMA stable, and naturally he was asked about Conor McGregor, the target of attention of his …read more

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Justin Gaethje: I Think Dustin Poirier Sh*t The Bed Against Khabib

Justin Gaethje isn’t impressed by Dustin Poirier’s efforts against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Last month, Poirier challenged Nurmagomedov in a UFC lightweight title unification bout. Going into the fight, Poirier held interim …read more

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Video: Manager Ali Abdelaziz: Justin Gaethje better choice for Khabib Nurmagomedov than Tony Ferguson

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES — MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz claims his client UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has a better argument for the next title shot against champ …read more

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Gaethje: Poirier ‘sh-t the bed’ against Khabib

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Justin Gaethje wasn’t impressed at all by Dustin Poirier’s performance against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242. Top UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has criticised Dustin Poirier’s …read more

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Max Holloway explains why he needs to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for his legacy

Max Holloway and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been close to sharing the Octagon two times already. Yet, both times it never came to fruition.
At UFC 223, Holloway was stepping up on …read more

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Luis Pena: Khabib Nurmagomedov showed me where I stand training for UFC on ESPN+ 19

TAMPA, Fla. – Luis Pena spent a good portion of his training camp for UFC on ESPN+ 19 preparing alongside lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, and that provided a huge boost …read more

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Manager: Khabib willing to defend vs. Ferguson

Ali Abdelaziz, the manager for UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto Tuesday that Nurmagomedov would be willing to fight Tony Ferguson for the title next spring. …read more

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Justin Gaethje: Khabib Nurmagomedov is a bigger superstar than Conor McGregor

LOS ANGELES – Former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje is interested in bouts with both current UFC lightweight titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov and former UFC lightweight and featherweight …read more

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Khabib targeting Ferguson fight in ‘March or April’ next year in Russia

UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to settle the score with Tony Ferguson next year in Russia. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has a proposed date and location for a …read more

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Conor McGregor directs tweet to Khabib one year after UFC 229

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Conor McGregor tries to bait Khabib Nurmagomedov on social media. It’s already been one year since UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor.
Both men locked horns …read more

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Conor McGregor takes a shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov one year after UFC 229

Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor has taken a shot at his UFC 229 opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov, one year after their iconic Lightweight Championship clash in Las Vegas.
McGregor, who hasn’t …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says Conor McGregor lacks morality and manners, hasn’t earned title shot

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said that Conor McGregor hitting an elderly man shows that he lacks morality and manners and he doesn’t believe he has earned a title shot.
“The …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Targets Spring Return, Wants to Face Tony Ferguson in Russia

Reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has a date and venue in mind for his next title defense. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov targets Russia return against Tony Ferguson, tells Conor McGregor to 'get in line'

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has earmarked a timeline, a city and an opponent for his octagon return, and it doesn’t make great reading for Conor McGregor.
The Irishman has made …read more

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This date in MMA history: Khabib Nurmagomedov jumps cage, brawl ensues after beating Conor McGregor at UFC 229

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Cousin to Make Title Defense in Uzbekistan on Nov. 23

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin will have a championship fight in Uzbekistan later this year. …read more

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Coach John Kavanagh: ‘I’d love to visit Moscow’

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John Kavanagh would love Conor McGregor to rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov in enemy territory. Earlier this week, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov invited Conor McGregor to …read more

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Whittaker is a ‘huge fan’ of Khabib Nurmagomedov, says ‘no one can stop him’

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“…everybody knows what he’s going to do—every single person—and no one can stop him. I think that’s phenomenal.” Count Robert …read more

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Eddie Bravo: Tony Ferguson presents different challenge to Khabib Nurmagomedov, plans to submit him

Eddie Bravo can’t predict how a fight between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would go, but what he can promise is that Nurmagomedov will be tested like he’s …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Robert Whittaker On Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘No One Can Stop Him’

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker isn’t convinced that anyone at lightweight can stop Khabib Nurmagomedov. “The Eagle” is the current UFC lightweight champion with two successful title defenses. He’s earned …read more

Source:: MMANews

Robert Whittaker lauds Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘No one can stop him’

Count Robert Whittaker among those who are very impressed with the undefeated Dagestani lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Whittaker says what he has seen of Nurmagomedov has been “phenomenal.” He doesn’t expect …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Robert Whittaker praises ‘phenomenal’ Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘No one can stop him’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MELBOURNE — Speaking at Friday’s UFC 243 media day, Robert Whittaker heaped praise on a fellow UFC champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Although Whittaker was primarily known …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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