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Dustin Poirier Believes Khabib Nurmagomedov Can Be Beaten With Patience and Composure

Dustin Poirier faces his toughest task to date when he takes on undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi on Sept. 7. …read more

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Quote: Floyd Mayweather Is Broke & ‘Begging’ To Fight Khabib

You may have thought all the Floyd Mayweather vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov talk was dead and gone. However, for good or bad, that’s just not the case. The undefeated UFC lightweight …read more

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Dustin Poirier Believes Khabib Nurmagomedov Fight Is Like A Rocky Movie

Dustin Poirier is going into hostile territory to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov. There, at UFC 242 he will head to Abu Dhabi to take on the Russian in front of the …read more

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Tatiana Suarez reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov comparisons

Being able to maintain an undefeated record is no easy feat, especially when there are so many rising stars on the UFC roster. Yet strawweight contender Tatiana Suarez has just …read more

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UFC vet Gleison Tibau jokes with Khabib about beating him in 2012

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“Now, I’m friends with Khabib, and I play and talk with Khabib, you lose this fight.” Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Khabib’s manager: ‘Floyd Mayweather is out of money’ and begging for a fight (video)

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Just when talk of Floyd Mayweather wanting to mix it up with Conor McGregor or Khabib Nurmagomedov seemed to die down, Nurmagomedov’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, has stirred it …read more

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Dana White Says Conor McGregor Isn’t Getting Khabib-Poirier Winner or Jorge Masvidal

Conor McGregor has not fought since UFC 229 ,where he lost by submission to Khabib Nurmagomedov. Since then, he has been clamoring for a rematch, but there has been nothing …read more

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Max Holloway: Khabib and McGregor fights are ‘still there’

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UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway isn’t closing his doors on a possible fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, as well as a …read more

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White: McGregor Won’t Fight Masvidal or Khabib/Poirier Winner

Conor McGregor has been teasing a return, then teasing a retirement and wash, rinse, repeat ever since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. Dana White has also offered conflicting …read more

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Max Holloway believes a future fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov is still possible

Max Holloway was set to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223, this after Tony Ferguson had to withdraw last minute due to an injury. There, the featherweight champion would …read more

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Dana White explains why he’s not willing to make Georges St-Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

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When Georges St-Pierre retired, the former two division champion said that a big part of his decision came down to not getting the opportunity to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov plans to do to Dustin Poirier exactly what he did to Conor McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t have a personal grudge against Dustin Poirier but that won’t stop the UFC interim lightweight champion from suffering the same fate as Conor McGregor.
Recently, the undefeated Russian …read more

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Jorge Masvidal shares his thoughts on a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Add current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to the list of fighters Jorge Masvidal believes he could defeat.
‘Gamebred‘ is oozing confidence following his historic knockout victory over Ben Askren at …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father takes shot at Nate Diaz after UFC 239 skirmish

Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov crossed paths at UFC 239, and in a twist that should surprise absolutely nobody, the two long-time rivals promptly had to be separated.
UFC President Dana …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov acknowledges Georges St-Pierre might be too old for comeback

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been campaigning for a fight with former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre for some time.
That being said, the lightweight champion seems to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Dustin Poirier tough, 'but this guy not on my level'

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has run through all of his opposition, and he doesn’t see his next fight going any differently.
Nurmagomedov will look to unify the lightweight titles on …read more

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Tony Ferguson Predicts Khabib vs. Poirier Outcome

The UFC 242 main event will feature Khabib Nurmagomedov defending his lightweight championship against Dustin Poirier. One very invested observer for this fight will be #2 ranked Tony Ferguson. In …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz Involved in Brief Confrontation at UFC 239

When Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz are in the same venue and in close proximity of one another, sparks are bound to fly. …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz got into altercation during UFC 239

It appears seating UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz anywhere near each other during an event is a bad idea.
On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nurmagomedov and Diaz …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz separated by security cageside at UFC 239

LAS VEGAS – Security ensured there was no serious incident between UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz in the crowd during Saturday’s UFC 239 event.
Both Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, …read more

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Nate Diaz and Khabib have altercation at UFC 239

Nate Diaz reportedly got into it with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Ali Abdelaziz. Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov were both cageside for UFC 239, and predictably, the pair got in a …read more

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VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz forced to be separated at UFC 239

UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is in attendance for tonight’s UFC 239 and wound up crossing paths with bitter rival Nate Diaz.
‘The Stockton Slugger’ was at T-Mobile Arena to support …read more

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Dana White On Khabib vs. GSP: You Can’t Handpick Title Bouts

UFC president Dana White has explained why he isn’t exactly chomping at the bit to book Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre. St-Pierre had expressed interest in a bout with UFC …read more

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Dana White says Georges St. Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov “doesn’t make sense”

Although MMA fans have long wanted to see a superfight between Georges St. Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov, it appears that UFC president Dana White isn’t a fan of the matchup.
Speaking …read more

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Dana White tries to explain why he won’t book Khabib vs GSP

Dana White says Georges St-Pierre vs Khabib Nurmagomedov “doesn’t make sense” to him. Georges St-Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been wanting to fight each other for a while, but the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov shares prediction for title unification bout with Dustin Poirier at UFC 242

Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will return to the octagon at UFC 242 for a title unification bout with interim title holder Dustin Poirier.
‘The Eagle’ has not competed since …read more

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Khabib: ‘We need a fight with Ferguson’ but he needs to ‘step forward’

Khabib Nurmagomedov urges Tony Ferguson to ‘step forward’ and call the UFC. Despite four fight cancellations, reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former interim titleholder Tony Ferguson almost …read more

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Justin Gaethje believes two men stand alone as biggest threats to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje believes there are only two opponents out there that can rival Khabib Nurmagomedov, and he is one of them.
At the MMA awards last night, Justin Gaethje spoke to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov warns Conor McGregor regarding UFC 242 attendance

UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t seem bothered by the idea of his arch nemesis Conor McGregor attending UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, where he’ll defend his title against Dustin …read more

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Conor McGregor Looks Back On UFC 223 Media Day Bus Incident

Conor McGregor has taken some time to reflect on his UFC 223 media day bus attack. Khabib Nurmagomedov competed on the UFC 223 card for a chance to claim the …read more

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The Weekly Grind: Max Holloway opens bottle with spinning kick, Khabib Nurmagomedov shows off basketball skills

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour.
As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters …read more

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Dana White Undecided on Ngannou Title Shot

Francis Ngannou pulled a Khabib Nurmagomedov following his first-round routing of Junior dos Santos in the main event of UFC Minneapolis and talked directly to the boss Dana White from …read more

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13 fighters who'd threaten Khabib Nurmagomedov's undefeated streak, ranked

We’re a little more than two months away from UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s next title defense, but it’s never too early to start talking about who’s next in line …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Joe Rogan speculates on why Conor McGregor hasn’t fought recently

Conor McGregor hasn’t fought since he was walloped by UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in early October. UFC commentator Joe Rogan believes he knows why the Irishman has been lingering …read more

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White: ‘I would have no problem’ with McGregor showing up at UFC 242

UFC president Dana White is expecting an appearance from Conor McGregor at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi. The last time Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor were in the same …read more

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Dana White: Conor McGregor Could ‘Probably’ Show Up At UFC 242

Conor McGregor’s return to the UFC remains unknown. The former featherweight and lightweight champ has been on the bench since his fourth-round submission loss to arch rival Khabib Nurmagomedov at …read more

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Dumb Idea Of The Day: White Will Let Mac Crash UFC 242

If former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, wants to show up at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi and start shitting all over Khabib Nurmagomedov, then he’s got …read more

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Dana White doesn't foresee cultural issues if Conor McGregor shows up to UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi

All eyes will be on Abu Dhabi in September when lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to unify his title against interim champ Dustin Poirier in the UFC 242 main event. …read more

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Dana White believes Conor McGregor could crash Nurmagomedov-Poirier fight

On September 7, in the main event of UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will attempt to defend his title against interim champion Dustin Poirier. According …read more

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Artem Lobov: History proves Conor McGregor could beat Khabib in rematch

Speaking to Business Insider ahead of his BKFC 6 showdown with Paulie Malignaggi, Artem Lobov shared his take on a rematch between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
McGregor, a long-time friend …read more

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Dana White fires back at UFC fans ‘terrorizing’ him over Tony Ferguson title shot

Tony Ferguson wants a shot at the UFC lightweight title currently owned by Khabib Nurmagomedov. Riding high on 12-straight wins over some of the division’s best fighters, he’s more than …read more

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Poirier on Khabib: I’m going to bring him to places he’s never been

Dustin Poirier is confident he can be the first man to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov when they fight at UFC 242 in September. Dustin Poirier is confident he can do what …read more

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Morning Report: John Kavanagh still wants Diaz trilogy for Conor McGregor but ‘very confident’ Khabib rematch would be different

Over the last few months, the UFC’s lightweight title picture has finally started coming into focus. At UFC 242, Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against interim champion Dustin Poirier. …read more

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Dustin Poirier Reveals Secret Weapons He’s Enlisting For Khabib Camp

Interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is headed for the biggest fight of his career when he battles undisputed champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in the featured bout of September’s UFC 242 …read more

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John Kavanagh believes Conor McGregor fights in 2019, still wants Nate Diaz trilogy (video)

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Conor McGregor hasn’t fought since losing to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in October …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains how Conor McGregor can earn rematch

From the sounds of it, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is open to a rematch with his last opponent, Conor McGregor, who he submitted at UFC 229 in October. Before …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains why he will be the one to finally defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov 

Dustin Poirier isn’t fooling himself into believing that his upcoming fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov is going to be easy.
After more than 30 professional fights, the highest of highs in big …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov still holding out hope for legacy fight against Georges St-Pierre 

When lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his management team began talking to the UFC about a new contract there were several concessions they had in mind regarding his future.
One request …read more

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Khabib doesn’t want to fight in Vegas again: ‘It’s not about money’

“It is not about money. It is about how the whole process is going. I don’t want to fight in Vegas.“ Khabib Nurmagomedov is furious with the Nevada State Athletic …read more

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Tyson Fury receives high praise from UFC’s Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov

This weekend, heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury will return to the ring to take on Germany’s Tom Schwarz. The Brit will do so with the full confidence of two of …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov downplays skills of Ferguson, Cerrone

Last weekend, Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone collided in a thrilling war, reminding the world why they’re regarded as two of the lightweight division’s top fighters. Reigning lightweight champion Khabib …read more

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Dana White Believes Conor McGregor Will Fight This Year, Dismisses Claims That He Turns Down Fights

UFC President Dana White attended the recent UFC 242 press conference in the UK to promote the much anticipated title unification bout between the champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and the interim …read more

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Khabib Talks, Skinny Fergie, Mentally Weak Cerrone

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov happened to catch last weekend’s (Sat., June 8, 2019) showdown between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone, which took place at UFC 238 …read more

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Video: Khabib vs. Poirier UFC 242 press conference staredown

Watch the first staredown between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier. With just three months to go until UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier, both men came face-to-face earlier this week at …read more

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The Eagle and the Chechen Wolf  

Karim Zidan delves into the ongoing relationship between Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov and UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, as well as the potential for the dictator to use him for political …read more

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Dustin Poirier Does Not Need Khabib to Have Weaknesses

In three months, Dustin Poirier will find himself in the fight of his life when he stands across from 27-0 lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. In Nurmagomedov’s 11 UFC fights, he …read more

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Latest UFC 242 Fight Card, Abu Dhabi Line Up

The lightweight division will finally be unified when reigning 155-pound kingpin, Khabib Nurmagomedov, collides with interim straphanger, Dustin Poirier, in the UFC 242 main event this September in Abu Dhabi. …read more

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Dustin Poirier Does Not Need Khabib to Have Weakness

In three months, Dustin Poirier will find himself in the fight of his life when he stands across from 27-0 lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. In Nurmagomedov’s 11 UFC fights, he …read more

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Dustin Poirier: I don't need Khabib Nurmagomedov to be weak for me to be strong

LONDON – Dustin Poirier knows exactly what he’s getting himself into at UFC 242.
Poirier (25-5 MMA, 17-4 UFC), who captured the interim UFC lightweight title to earn his shot at …read more

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UFC 242 | Dustin Poirier explains why he is the man to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov

27 have tried, and 27 have failed, but Dustin Poirier believes he is different.
In the main event of UFC 242, Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to defend his lightweight title against …read more

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UFC 242’s Poirier: I Don’t Need To Find Huge Holes In Khabib’s Game

Dustin Poirier believe he’ll put it all together to pull off a victory over Khabib Nurmagomedov. Poirier and Nurmagomedov will clash on Sept. 7 in the main event of UFC …read more

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Khabib: Wins over Poirier, Ferguson & GSP will make me greatest fighter of all time

“I have to beat Dustin, I have to beat Tony Ferguson, and I have to beat GSP.” Khabib Nurmagomedov is already the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world in the …read more

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Dustin Poirier Expects to Take Khabib Nurmagomedov to ‘Places He’s Never Been’ at UFC 242

As is usually the case with someone regarded as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t have a lot of holes in his game. …read more

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‘Please Don’t Kill Me’

At UFC 229 last October, Khabib Nurmagomedov retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight title by submitting Conor McGregor in what was a rather dominant outing for “The Eagle.” Since …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains why he'll hand Khabib Nurmagomedov first loss at UFC 242

LONDON – He may be the underdog heading into his UFC lightweight title unification bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov, but Dustin Poirier says he’s heading into their UFC 242 headliner armed …read more

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Khabib shuts down Conor McGregor rematch: ‘Not the guy who don’t win nothing last 3 years’

The UFC 229 headliner between lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov and former dual-division titleholder Conor McGregor has gone down in the annals of history for several reasons.
There were the 2.4 million pay-per-view …read more

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Khabib: Mac Is Wack, Gimme Fergie & GSP

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is currently ranked as the No. 3 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, behind light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones (No. 2) and …read more

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Report | Vladimir Putin allocates $9.3M for school named after Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will reportedly have a school built in his honor in his native Dagestan. This school will be built using 600 million rubles (9.3M USD) allocated …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier face off for the first time (UFC 242 video)

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Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his belt on the line for the second time when he squares off with interim titleholder Dustin Poirier in the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier UFC 242 press conference staredown

LONDON — At the UFC 242 press conference, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier squared off for the first time Wednesday afternoon. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov rules out move to welterweight

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been a dominant force at lightweight and many want him to move up to welterweight at some point, but the UFC lightweight champion has shot down any …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov trashes Conor McGregor, shoots down possible rematch 

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has big plans to add onto his legacy over the next few years but none of it involves a rematch against Conor McGregor.
Last October, Nurmagomedov …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov rips Conor McGregor, shuts down rematch talk

From the moment Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event in October, there has been talk of an immediate rematch between the two lightweight stars.
The fight …read more

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Face Off! ‘Eagle’ Eyes ‘Diamond’ In London

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a special pre-fight press conference earlier today to promote the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier lightweight title unification bout, recently made official for the upcoming …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov believes wins over three opponents will make him P4P king

Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is already one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. To cement himself as the pound-for-pound best fighter alive, however, he believes he …read more

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Live! UFC 242 Press Conference Video!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently announced the five round, lightweight championship headliner between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier for its upcoming UFC 242 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, which takes place …read more

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Video: Watch today's UFC 242 press conference with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier (10 a.m. ET)

LONDON – The fight is still three months away, but UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim titleholder Dustin Poirier are already on the promotional trail for their UFC 242 …read more

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UFC 242 press conference video at 10 a.m. ET

At the UFC 242 press conference, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier will discuss their upcoming showdown Wednesday morning. The video will begin at 10 a.m. ET. …read more

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Mac Drops To No. 21 On Forbes Money List

Despite his claim that he’s an “active motherfucker,” former UFC champion, Conor McGregor, competed just one in 2018, a submission loss to reigning 155-pound kingpin, Khabib Nurmagomedov, in the UFC …read more

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Khabib on McGregor: “We have not finished yet what was on October 6”

Khabib Nurmagomedov hints at a rematch with rival Conor McGregor. It appears Khabib Nurmagomedov has unfinished business with Conor McGregor.
Although Nurmagomedov beat McGregor convincingly at UFC 229, submitting the Irishman …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov hints that Conor McGregor rivalry is ‘not finished’

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov recently inked a new and lucrative contract with the UFC, and is now scheduled to return to the cage opposite interim champ Dustin Poirier at UFC …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov outlines recent contract negotiations with the UFC, future plans

Last week, Khabib Nurmagomedov signed a lucrative new multi-fight deal with the UFC. How lucrative? His manager, Ali Abdel-Aziz, said that the new deal made Nurmagomedov “the highest paid athlete …read more

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Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor’s ‘kind of a douche’

Tony Ferguson discusses two of his next potential opponents, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. Following a thrilling but controversial win over Donald Cerrone at UFC 238 last night, Tony …read more

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Tony Ferguson: If Dustin Poirier can't, Khabib Nurmagomedov needs ass whooping from me

CHICAGO – Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson again called for a title shot following a win over Donald Cerrone at UFC 238.
But he also appears open to another …read more

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Khabib, Poirier Set For UFC 242 Press Conference In London

Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim titleholder Dustin Poirier will come face-to-face next week in London, England, for the first official press conference for UFC 242, per a …read more

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First UFC 242 Press Conference Announced

The first UFC 242 media event has been announced, as UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his opponent for the pay per view Dustin Poirier will field questions from reports …read more

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Nurmagomedov, Poirier set for UFC 242 press conference in London

Hot on the heels of the official announcement of the UFC 242 main event title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, the UFC has confirmed the pair will face …read more

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Kevin Lee thinks Poirier’s footwork could be key to stopping Khabib’s takedowns

Kevin Lee weighs in on the upcoming lightweight title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier at UFC 242. Undefeated lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is the rightful favorite heading …read more

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Kevin Lee Explains Phone Call With Georges St-Pierre

Kevin Lee has had his eyes on Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for quite some time now. However, the now welterweight wanted to fight one of the best to ever …read more

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Tony Ferguson: Dana White “Is Not My Boss”

Tony Ferguson has not forgotten Dana White’s hurtful words dating back to 2017 after Ferguson was forced to withdraw from the UFC 223 main event against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tony Ferguson …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White addresses Conor McGregor and the state of the UFC lightweight division

Earlier this week, the UFC officially announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov would be defending his belt against interim champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi. This weekend, Tony Ferguson …read more

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Tony Ferguson still mad at UFC President Dana White over UFC 223 mishap remark

CHICAGO – Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson doesn’t forget.
More than a year after a freak accident forced him to withdraw from a title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ferguson …read more

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Quote: Khabib Could Be In For A ‘Long Night’ Against Dustin Poirier

One former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim title contender believes Khabib Nurmagomedov may struggle against Dustin Poirier. On Sept. 7, Nurmagomedov will take on Dustin Poirier in the main event …read more

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Manager claims Khabib Nurmagomedov is now UFC’s highest paid fighter

Not only is Khabib Nurmagomedov the undefeated UFC lightweight champion, a new deal with the promotion has also made him the UFC’s highest paid fighter. Nurmagomedov’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, told …read more

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Kevin Lee says ‘it might be a long night for Khabib’ against Dustin Poirier

At UFC 242, Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to defend his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi. The champion is already a big betting favorite.
Although the odds are against …read more

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Donald Cerrone suspects he’ll fight for lightweight title at UFC 242

The UFC lightweight title will next be on the line at UFC 242 on September 7 in Abu Dhabi, as undisputed champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to defend his title …read more

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Tony Ferguson Explains Turning Down Max Holloway

UFC 242 will feature the long-awaited return of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who will defend his championship against Dustin Poirier as the event’s headliner. That defense could have very …read more

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Cerrone Wants Title Shot With Win Over ‘Looney’ Ferguson

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) division is starting to get busy again, as Khabib Nurmagomedov was recently booked to defend his title against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on September …read more

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Tony Ferguson says Khabib Nurmagomedov being 'copycat' asking for Georges St-Pierre fight

CHICAGO – Tony Ferguson apparently has something of an issue with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s pursuit of a fight with retired former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre.
Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC) has shown …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz Says Conor McGregor Didn’t Beg Enough To Get Khabib Nurmagomedov Rematch

At UFC 242, lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier. Although Poirier is the interim lightweight champion, many fans thought he would get passed over …read more

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