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Nate Diaz trashes Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier and Khabib Nurmagomedov following UFC 257

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Nate Diaz is definitely not impressed by the top fighters in the UFC lightweight division.
At UFC 257, Dustin Poirier knocked out …read more

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It's time for the UFC to begin the post-Khabib era at lightweight | Opinion

If UFC 257 truly was about someone from the lightweight pack producing an outstanding performance to impress the still-incumbent UFC lightweight champion, we’d be talking about a Khabib Nurmagomedov comeback …read more

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Dana White: If Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t want to defend title, ‘I won’t push it anymore’

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Dana White’s great chase may finally be over.
From the moment that Khabib Nurmagomedov announced he was retiring—following a successful title …read more

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Michael Chandler hopes Khabib Nurmagomedov returns for one last fight so ‘he becomes 29 and Chandler’

Michael Chandler’s UFC debut couldn’t have gone better.
The 34-year-old former Bellator star and champion entered the octagon Saturday in Abu Dhabi and became the first man to stop Dan Hooker, …read more

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Chandler: When I face Khabib he will become ‘29 and Chandler’

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Michael Chandler has vowed to become the first man to beat Khabib Nurmagomedov. Michael Chandler said he was going to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov praises Dana White: “I have so much respect for you”

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov praised UFC president Dana White, telling the promoter “I have so much respect for you.” Nurmagomedov is currently in a quasi-retirement. The Russian told White …read more

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Chandler Delivers Message to Khabib, White Not Optimistic For Return

Michael Chandler believes that he is the guy to hand Khabib Nurmagomedov his first professional defeat, but UFC President Dana White isn’t confident he’ll ever get the chance to prove …read more

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Chandler Delivers Message to Khabib, White Not Optimistic For Return

Michael Chandler believes that he is the guy to hand Khabib Nurmagomedov his first professional defeat, but UFC President Dana White isn’t confident he’ll ever get the chance to prove …read more

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Conor McGregor Responds To Khabib’s Criticisms Of His UFC 257 Loss

The chances of a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor may be all but dead, but the two are still sparring verbally in the aftermath of UFC 257. UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor Responds To Khabib’s Criticisms Of His UFC 257 Loss

The chances of a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor may be all but dead, but the two are still sparring verbally in the aftermath of UFC 257. UFC …read more

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Michael Chandler issues bold prediction for potential Khabib Nurmagomedov title fight

Michael Chandler issued a bold prediction for a potential title fight matchup with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Chandler knocked out Dan Hooker in the first round in what was …read more

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Conor McGregor responds to remarks made by Khabib Nurmagomedov following his loss to Dustin Poirier

UFC superstar Conor McGregor responded to remarks made by UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov following his loss to Dustin Poirier. McGregor lost in shocking fashion to Dustin Poirier at UFC …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov return 'doesn’t sound very positive' after UFC 257

ABU DHABI – For weeks, UFC president Dana White has voiced his confidence lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will return for his 30th pro fight. However, at the UFC 257 post-fight …read more

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Khabib and Conor McGregor trade shots after UFC 257

There has never been any love lost between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former dual-division champion Conor McGregor. The friction between the two spilled over again on Saturday night …read more

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White can’t convince Khabib to return: ‘It doesn’t sound very positive’

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Dana White gave an update on his most recent conversation with Khabib Nurmagomedov. As Dana White recently claimed, …read more

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Dana White shares most likely scenario if Khabib Nurmagomedov vacates his lightweight title

UFC president Dana White shared the most likely scenario that would happen if UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vacates his belt. On Saturday night at UFC 257, Dustin Poirier knocked …read more

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Conor McGregor fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov over ‘disrespectful comments’ made after UFC 257

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It appears the rivalry between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t going away anytime soon.
On Saturday night, just after McGregor …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

There is no love lost between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. That’s been well documented.
Even after McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) suffered the first knockout loss of his professional MMA …read more

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Dana White no longer thinks Khabib is going to fight again following UFC 257

UFC president Dana White has been saying for months that he believes lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would return to the Octagon. That is no longer what he’s saying after Dustin …read more

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Dana White provides an update on Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 257

Dana White has provided an update on reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov following the conclusion of UFC 257. The UFC President has been busy attempting to lure the undefeated ‘Eagle’ …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts after Dustin Poirier stops Conor McGregor at UFC 257

Khabib Nurmagomedov clearly tuned in to watch Conor McGregor square off with Dustin Poirier for a second time at UFC 257. The highly anticipated lightweight headliner served as a rematch, …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals the “mistake” he made against Conor McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed he made a mistake in his fight against Conor McGregor. In the main event of UFC 229, Nurmagomedov and McGregor had their highly-anticipated fight. In the lead-up …read more

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Video: Will UFC 257 lead to Khabib Nurmagomedov's return?

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Saturday’s UFC 257 features an outstanding doubleheader featuring four of the world’s best lightweights. Former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor meets …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov makes prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has made his prediction for the imminent rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. McGregor and Poirier will meet in the main event of UFC …read more

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McGregor Shares Why He’s Not Surprised UFC 257 Fight Isn’t For Title

Conor McGregor is not surprised that his fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 will not be for the UFC lightweight championship. It didn’t take long after Khabib Nurmagomedov announced …read more

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McGregor Shares Why He’s Not Surprised UFC 257 Fight Isn’t For Title

Conor McGregor is not surprised that his fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 will not be for the UFC lightweight championship. It didn’t take long after Khabib Nurmagomedov announced …read more

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Dana White to resume comeback talks with Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas after UFC 257

UFC president Dana White remains convinced that Khabib Nurmagomedov will decide to return to the octagon, but also stated that if the current UFC lightweight champion opts not to make …read more

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Stephen Thompson sees “no need” for Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight again

UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson says he sees “no need” for UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight again. Nurmagomedov has been in a quasi-retirement ever since submitting Justin Gaethje …read more

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Conor McGregor predicts Khabib Nurmagomedov will be stripped of UFC lightweight title

ABU DHABI – Conor McGregor doesn’t appear to be overly optimistic Khabib Nurmagomedov will be coming back to the UFC.
Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC), who remains retired following his lightweight …read more

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Conor McGregor: Khabib Nurmagomedov should be stripped of title if he continues to “dodge” fight

Conor McGregor believes UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov should be stripped of his title if he doesn’t commit to another fight. McGregor is currently days out from a lightweight showdown …read more

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Posted on January 21, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor Addresses Khabib’s Stipulation For UFC 257 Fighters

Conor McGregor has shared his thoughts on Khabib’s “stipulation” for a return. Following the meeting between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dana White last week, Dana White revealed the outcome: Khabib would …read more

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McGregor: 'The war is not over' with Khabib

Conor McGregor, who faces Dustin Poirier on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, says he still have unfinished business with rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. …read more

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Khabib Breaks Silence Following Meeting With Dana White

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has broken his silence following Dana White’s statement regarding their meeting. Following Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s long-anticipated meeting, we heard Dana White’s report of …read more

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Conor McGregor Addresses Khabib’s Stipulation For UFC 257 Fighters

Conor McGregor has shared his thoughts on Khabib’s “stipulation” for a return. Following the meeting between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dana White last week, Dana White revealed the outcome: Khabib would …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates cousin Umar’s win, wants him to fight two more times in 2021

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Yesterday at UFC Fight Island 8, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin Umar Nurmagomedov made his long-awaited UFC debut and …read more

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Khabib Breaks Silence Following Meeting With Dana White

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has broken his silence following Dana White’s statement regarding their meeting. Following Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s long-anticipated meeting, we heard Dana White’s report of …read more

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Khabib: I don’t ‘have plans for UFC in the near future’

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No matter what happens at UFC 257, Khabib Nurmagomedov says he won’t be fighting anytime soon. Regardless …read more

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After Dana White meeting, Khabib Nurmagemodeov says UFC fights 'not a part of my plans'

It doesn’t sound like Khabib Nurmagomedov is particularly interested about which lightweight puts on the best show at UFC 257.
Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) is still recognized by the UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov cousin Umar Nurmagomedov leads charge on UFC Fight Island 8 bonuses

The UFC continued its three-event, eight-day stint on Fight Island with Wednesday’s UFC Fight Island 8.

The shadow of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has loomed large over Fight Island. Everyone …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov contradicts Dana White’s comments: “Fights are not in these plans”

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has contradicted the recent remarks of the promotion’s president, Dana White. Nurmagomedov last fought at UFC 254 in October, when he defended the lightweight title …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov is “one of the best guys to deal with in the sport”

UFC President Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the best fighters he’s dealt with in mixed martial arts. Nurmagomedov last fought in October, when he defended the UFC …read more

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Khabib Contradicts White’s Claim Of UFC Return

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White refused to strip Khabib Nurmagomedov of the lightweight title …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor rematch is “important to both of their legacies”

UFC President Dana White believes Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor need to fight again because it’s “important to both of their legacies.” Nurmagomedov and McGregor first fought in 2018, in …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 video: Umar Nurmagomedov chokes Sergey Morozov unconscious in octagon debut

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Umar Nurmagomedov looked every bit of a -500 favorite in his UFC debut.
The cousin of lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov picked …read more

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Michael Chandler explains why he is not focused on trying to impress Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 257

UFC newcomer Michael Chandler has explained why he isn’t focused on trying to impress Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 257. Chandler is set to make his UFC debut when he locks …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov issues statement after receiving “Submission of the year” award from the UFC

Khabib Nurmagomedov has issued a statement after receiving the “Submission of the year” award from the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Although the undefeated UFC lightweight champion only competed once during the …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Khabib Nurmagomedov's future still 'gray area' after Dana White meeting

ABU DHABI – Dustin Poirier thinks nothing came out of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s meeting with Dana White.
During the UFC’s third stint on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, the recently retired lightweight …read more

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White reveals Khabib was talking to Gaethje during title fight at UFC 254

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Dana White reveals that Khabib Nurmagomedov was actually talking to Justin Gaethje during the UFC 254 main event. Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Video | Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov miss each other by seconds in Fight Island hotel

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, two of the fiercest rivals in MMA history, nearly crossed paths on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. See the pair’s near encounter, as captured by …read more

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Conor McGregor: I’m still champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘was never crowned’ at UFC 229

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Dan Hooker Believes Khabib Nurmagomedov Stays Retired

Dan Hooker doesn’t think Khabib Nurmagomedov will return. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje to defend his belt, he announced his retirement from MMA. However, Dana White wanted the champ to …read more

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Dan Hooker Believes Khabib Nurmagomedov Stays Retired

Dan Hooker doesn’t think Khabib Nurmagomedov will return. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje to defend his belt, he announced his retirement from MMA. However, Dana White wanted the champ to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Max Holloway’s mid-fight chatter, showboating: “I love this”

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was in attendance for Max Holloway’s recent fight with Calvin Kattar, and he liked what he saw. After the fight, Nurmagomedov hailed Holloway as one …read more

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Dan Hooker weighs in on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s future: “As far as I’m concerned, the guy says he’s retired”

Dan Hooker, who is days out from a UFC 257 fight with Michael Chandler, is taking Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement announcement at face value. Nurmagomedov, the UFC lightweight champion, retired after …read more

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Teammate: Oliveira ‘sparks’ Khabib more than McGregor rematch

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For AKA teammate Josh Thomson, Khabib Nurmagomedov is more interested in fighting Charles Oliveira than taking a rematch with Conor …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov believes Max Holloway has the chance to become “the best fighter of all time”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has showered Max Holloway with praise following the Hawaiian’s record setting victory over Calvin Kattar. Holloway and Kattar collided in the headliner of Saturday’s UFC Fight Island 7 …read more

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Charles Oliveira Responds to Khabib’s Comments With A Challenge

Charles Oliveira is striking while the iron is hot and has challenged UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to a title fight. There were very few, if any, more interested parties …read more

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Charles Oliveira Responds to Khabib’s Comments With A Challenge

Charles Oliveira is striking while the iron is hot and has challenged UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to a title fight. There were very few, if any, more interested parties …read more

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McGregor accuses Khabib of avoiding a rematch

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UFC 257’s Conor McGregor thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov is afraid to fight him again. …read more

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Conor McGregor claims Khabib Nurmagomedov proved he’s “not a true fighter” by retiring following win over Justin Gaethje

Conor McGregor says Khabib Nurmagomedov “showed his hand” by retiring at UFC 254, claiming ‘The Eagle’ is “not a true fighter”. McGregor, who is set to return to the Octagon …read more

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Khabib Reportedly Believes Charles Oliveira Deserves Title Shot

According to Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov already believes there is someone who deserves a world title shot, and he won’t be competing at UFC 257. Yesterday, Dana White was able …read more

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UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor will determine Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fighting future

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov abruptly announced his retirement following his UFC 254 title defense against Justin Gaethje. “The Eagle” seemingly walked away with an undefeated 29-0 record, but left …read more

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Conor McGregor says Khabib Nurmagomedov is avoiding rematch: 'He's afraid to fight me'

Conor McGregor thinks there’s a lot more to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement.
The former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion questions Nurmagomedov’s decision to walk away from the sport and says a lot …read more

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Khabib Reportedly Believes Charles Oliveira Deserves Title Shot

According to Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov already believes there is someone who deserves a world title shot, and he won’t be competing at UFC 257. Yesterday, Dana White was able …read more

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Dana White claims Khabib Nurmagomedov “isn’t interested” in a potential fight with Georges St-Pierre

UFC president Dana White claimed that Khabib Nurmagomedov “isn’t interested” in a potential fight with UFC legend Georges St-Pierre. Nurmagomedov was expected to give White a ‘yes or no’ answer …read more

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Charles Oliveira responds to praise from Khabib Nurmagomedov: “All due respect, I delivered, and I feel ready to challenge you for the gold”

Charles Oliveira responded to praise from UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, saying that he deserves to fight for the belt next. Oliveira has won eight straight fights in the UFC …read more

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Dana White: St-Pierre vs. Khabib is ‘over’

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According to Dana White, both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre are not interested in fighting each other. On …read more

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After UFC on ABC 1 win, Max Holloway wants in on Khabib Nurmagomedov sweepstakes

ABU DHABI – Max Holloway is throwing his name into the hat.
Following his dominant UFC on ABC 1 unanimous decision win over Calvin Kattar, Holloway (22-6 MMA, 18-6 UFC) expressed …read more

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Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov praised Justin Gaethje during today’s meeting on Fight Island

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov heaped praise on Justin Gaethje during today’s meeting with Dana White on Fight Island. The undefeated Russian, Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA), met with the UFC President …read more

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Amid Khabib uncertainty, Dana White says Georges St-Pierre fight won't happen: 'That's over'

ABU DHABI – When UFC president Dana White and lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov met behind closed doors Friday, a handful of potential names were discussed to potentially come out of …read more

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UFC takeaways: Conor McGregor's chance to lure Khabib back; Max Holloway's lock on title shot

More on Max Holloway’s dominant victory over Calvin Kattar and Dana White leaving the door open for a Khabib Nurmagomedov return. …read more

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Dana White: Khabib could return if ‘something spectacular’ happens at UFC 257

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According to UFC president Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement hinges on UFC 257 performances. Dana White’s big …read more

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Nate Diaz blasts Khabib Nurmagomedov after ‘The Eagle’ meets with Dana White to discuss his future

Former lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz took aim at Khabib Nurmagomedov on Saturday, this after ‘The Eagle’ met with UFC President Dana White. During today’s UFC Fight Island 7 broadcast, …read more

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Dana White reveals Khabib Nurmagomedov will return “If these guys can do something special” at UFC 257

UFC President Dana White met with undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov during today’s UFC Fight Island 7 broadcast. Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA) had retired from mixed martial arts immediately following his …read more

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Khabib Temporarily Lifts Retirement Pending UFC 257 Performances

We finally know the outcome of Dana White’s meeting with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib Nurmagomedov’s shocking MMA retirement may be over almost as abruptly as it was announced. Yesterday, Khabib and …read more

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Dana White-Khabib Nurmagomedov Meeting Yields No Definitive Decision on Return

Prior to the UFC’s debut on ABC, the revelation of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s next move was billed as something akin to LeBron James’ infamous “Decision.” In reality, it wasn’t much of …read more

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Khabib Temporarily Lifts Retirement Pending UFC 257 Performances

We finally know the outcome of Dana White’s meeting with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib Nurmagomedov’s shocking MMA retirement may be over almost as abruptly as it was announced. Yesterday, Khabib and …read more

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Dana White announces that Khabib Nurmagomedov could return if UFC 257 lightweights, Charles Oliveira ‘can do something special’

Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

According to Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t quite closed the book on his career.
Following a scheduled meeting on …read more

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White: Khabib Waiting For ‘Something Spectacular’ At UFC 257 To Come Back

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Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is willing to stick around after all, per an announcement by UFC president Dana …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov leaves door open for UFC return

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov abruptly announced his retirement following his submission win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 in October. On Saturday, UFC president Dana White revealed what happened …read more

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Khabib Temporarily Lifts Retirement Pending Peers’ Performances

We finally know the outcome of Dana White’s meeting with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib Nurmagomedov’s shocking MMA retirement may be over almost as abruptly as it was announced. Yesterday, Khabib and …read more

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White Will Announce Khabib’s Decision During ABC Broadcast

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White will announce Khabib Nurmagomedov’s decision on his fighting future …read more

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Video: Khabib announcement coming at 3PM ET

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After meeting with Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC President Dana White will announce ‘The Eagle’’s decision regarding his retirement …read more

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Conor McGregor can't be serious with his thoughts on Khabib's retirement

Conor McGregor, a former UFC two-division champion who never defended either the featherweight or lightweight title while he held them years ago, can’t believe that Khabib Nurmagomedov, who’s defended the …read more

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GSP says a fight with Khabib ‘freakin’ excites’ him

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Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre talked up the prospect of a fight with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. …read more

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Dana White: If Khabib Returns to Fight GSP, He’d Have To Vacate Title

Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s meeting took place today, and while the world continues to receive word on the outcome, there is another name that could factor into a potential …read more

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Dana White: If Khabib Returns to Fight GSP, He’d Have To Vacate Title

Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s meeting took place today, and while the world continues to receive word on the outcome, there is another name that could factor into a potential …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov would need to vacate title to fight GSP, says Dana White

UFC President Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov will need to vacate the UFC lightweight title if he wants to fight Georges St-Pierre. Nurmagomedov retired after his last fight, a submission …read more

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Video: Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov finally meet face-to-face in Abu Dhabi

Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov finally met face-to-face Friday.
The highly-anticipated meeting between the UFC president and the UFC lightweight champion took place at UAE Warriors 15, an event held in …read more

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Dana White and Khabib finally meet in Abu Dhabi… now what?

UFC president Dana White has been promising a meeting with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for months.

Khabib defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 in October and then announced his retirement immediately …read more

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Conor McGregor baffled by Khabib's decision to retire: 'You can't just scurry away from bouts'

Conor McGregor thinks UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is walking away with some unfinished business to take care of.
Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) announced his retirement after submitting Justin Gaethje …read more

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Georges St-Pierre says Khabib Nurmagomedov fight “freaking excites me”

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre admitted in a new interview that a matchup against Khabib Nurmagomedov “freaking excites me.” Nurmagomedov will meet with UFC president Dana White this week in Abu …read more

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Conor McGregor claims Khabib Nurmagomedov “didn’t want the fight”

Conor McGregor wanted to rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2020, however, the Irishman claims the lightweight champ didn’t want the fight. Entering 2020, McGregor had a plan of a three-fight season …read more

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Conor McGregor ‘Not Surprised’ Khabib Nurmagomedov Would ‘Scurry Away’ Into Retirement

Conor McGregor admits he is not surprised Khabib Nurmagomedov retired. McGregor and Nurmagomedov have a massive rivalry and the two fought at UFC 229 with Nurmagomedov winning by submission. Since …read more

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Conor McGregor ‘Not Surprised’ Khabib Nurmagomedov Would ‘Scurry Away’ Into Retirement

Conor McGregor admits he is not surprised Khabib Nurmagomedov retired. McGregor and Nurmagomedov have a massive rivalry and the two fought at UFC 229 with Nurmagomedov winning by submission. Since …read more

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Conor McGregor on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement: “I was not surprised to see him scurry away”

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor has reacted to the recent retirement of his arch rival, Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor and Nurmagomedov fought in 2018, in the main event of UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor ‘not surprised’ Khabib Nurmagomedov would ‘scurry away’ into retirement rather than fight again

Conor Mcgregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Conor McGregor may never get the opportunity to avenge his past loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov retirement talk will take five minutes, says Dana White

UFC President Dana White says his retirement talk with unbeaten lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov should only take five minutes. Nurmagomedov last fought in October, when he elevated his pro record …read more

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Dana White anticipates Khabib Nurmagomedov meeting will be five minutes: 'It's yes or no'

ABU DHABI –  UFC president Dana White doesn’t expect his upcoming meeting with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to be complicated.
According to White, his pitch to get Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, …read more

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Tony Ferguson reflects on foiled matchups with “fathead” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson recently took a trip down memory lane, reminiscing on the times he was scheduled to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov. Ferguson was scheduled to battle Nurmagomedov a ridiculous five times …read more

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