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Shavkat Rakhmonov Open To Future Training With Khabib’s Team

Rising UFC welterweight contender Shavkat Rakhmonov has discussed the possibility of training with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team down the line. Rakhmonov, a former champion under the banner of Russia’s M-1 Global …read more

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Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he would never betray retirement promise to his mother

Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is explaining why he would never betray the retirement promise he made to his mother. ‘The Eagle’ (29-0 MMA) last fought in the UFC in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he'll never break his retirement promise to his mother

TORONTO – Many people are aware of the conversation Khabib Nurmagomedov had with his mother in which he told her he’d never fight again.
But what they might not realize …read more

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Archives: Khabib Shares Graphic Image of Friend’s Alleged ‘Torture’ (2017)

On this day five years ago, Khabib Nurmagomedov shared a graphic image about a childhood friend’s alleged torture. Khabib Nurmagomedov has had good relationships with people in power in recent …read more

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'Nobody ever did this in MMA before': Khabib Nurmagomedov ready to 'take over' as coach

Khabib Nurmagomedov made himself stand out in the cage during a dominant career that saw him go undefeated and claim the UFC lightweight title. Now he’s trying to do unprecedented …read more

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Conor McGregor takes shots at Khabib Nurmagomedov, ‘f****** tick’ Joe Rogan in UFC 229 diatribe

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Conor McGregor still has UFC 229 on his mind as he had some things to get off …read more

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Conor McGregor Again Brings Khabib’s Father Into Enduring Feud

Conor McGregor has once again invoked the name of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father Abdulmanap. Perhaps the biggest rival to Conor McGregor is none other than undefeated Dagestani warrior Khabib Nurmagomedov. As …read more

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Conor McGregor goes on tirade against Joe Rogan over UFC 229 commentary, insults Khabib Nurmagomedov (again)

Conor McGregor is at it again.
In a string of tweets Wednesday evening, McGregor seemed to live-tweet a rewatch of his UFC 229 bout against rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. That fight took …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov names three fighters he wishes he fought before retiring

Khabib Nurmagomedov recently named three fighters he wishes he had fought before hanging up the gloves. Nurmagomedov went through his entire mixed martial career undefeated. Twenty-nine men tried, but they …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov names three opponents he wished he fought – including Tony Ferguson

TORONTO – Khabib Nurmagomedov had a perfect career, but three fights eluded him.
Nurmagomedov’s UFC lightweight title reign included wins over Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier and finally Justin Gaethje at UFC …read more

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Undefeated Umar Nurmagomedov gets next UFC assignment, will face Raoni Barcelos in January

Undefeated UFC bantamweight Umar Nurmagomedov has his first fight of 2023 booked.
The younger cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov will step into the UFC’s octagon for the fourth time when he faces …read more

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Sources: Khabib's cousin Umar to fight Jan. 14

Umar Nurmagomedov, a younger cousin of MMA legend Khabib Nurmagomedov, will try to build on his 3-0 UFC record when he fights Raoni Barcelos early next year, sources told ESPN. …read more

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‘Your Father's Plan Is Never Complete’

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The rivalry between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will genuinely never see an …read more

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Conor McGregor jabs back after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s slight

On Sunday, while speaking at an event in Toronto, former lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov there some shade at his former opponent, Conor McGregor.

“I hear long time ago when one …read more

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Conor McGregor responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s latest diss: “You quit and ran, brother. God bless. I’m still here if you wanna go again”

Conor McGregor has responded to the latest diss from his long-time rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov took part in a public speaking event in Toronto. The former lightweight champion discussed the …read more

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Conor McGregor Fires Back At Khabib: ‘Your Father’s Plan Isn’t Complete’

Former UFC double champion Conor McGregor has taken another shot at long-time rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. It seems as if the feud between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov might never end. …read more

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Conor McGregor fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov's diss: 'I'm still here if you wanna go again'

Conor McGregor didn’t take kindly to the jab Khabib Nurmagomedov threw his way on Sunday.
During a pubic speaking event in Toronto, Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) talked about the recent …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov predicts Islam Makhachev 'gonna finish this guy' Alex Volkanovski at UFC 284

TORONTO – Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks Alexander Volkanovski will present a threat to Islam Makhachev at UFC 284, but it won’t be enough.
Volkanovski (25-1 MMA, 12-0 UFC), the UFC featherweight titleholder, will …read more

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Pros react after Usman Nurmagomedov dethrones Patricky Pitbull at Bellator 288

In the co-main event of Bellator 288, Patricky Pitbull fought Usman Nurmagomedov for the promotions lightweight strap. Nurmagomedov, 15-0, is the cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov and had a chance to …read more

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Archives: Dana White Laughs Off $50 Million Talks From Khabib’s Manager (2018)

In the following article published on this day four years ago, Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager shot a $50 million shot on his client’s behalf, and the following story shares Dana White’s …read more

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LW vs HW - DC claims Islam outwrestling him was edited; we found a longer clip

Former heavyweight champ vs current UFC lightweight champ? For years, Khabib Nurmagomedov was notorious for outwrestling far bigger training partners in the gym. Could his heir to the throne also …read more

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Muhammad Gives Deep Insight Into Getting Coached By Khabib

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad feels Khabib Nurmagomedov had a massive impact on his performance at UFC 280. Muhammad defeated Sean Brady at UFC 280 in a wild second-round finish. He …read more

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Coach Khabib Confirms Islam Makhachev’s Pre-Fight Observation

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has confirmed an observation that his protégé Islam Makhachev made prior to UFC 280. In Saturday’s pay-per-view headliner, Makhachev followed in his coach and …read more

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Hasbulla vows if he ever meets Conor McGregor he “will cause some problems for him”

Hasbulla has sent a warning to Conor McGregor. McGregor and Hasbulla have never seen eye-to-eye, due to the fact that the Russian is close with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev. …read more

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Video | Watch new UFC champ Islam Makhachev prank his friends relentlessly

Islam Makhachev is the new UFC lightweight champion, so it’s about time people started to learn a bit more about him past his relationship with Khabib Nurmagomedov. In a fun …read more

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Khabib Blasts MMA Media For Constantly Moving The Goalpost

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has criticized the media for how it portrays his team’s opponents before and after each fight. This past weekend, Islam Makhachev headlined UFC 280 …read more

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Video: Can Islam Makhachev surpass Khabib Nurmagomedov's greatness as UFC champ?

The Islam Makhachev era is upon us after UFC 280.
This past Saturday in Abu Dhabi, Makhachev became the UFC lightweight champion when he submitted former champ Charles Oliveira in the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov speaks out against UFC 280 brawl: “We are tired of this nonsense!”

UFC 280 was a big night for Islam Makhachev, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abu Dhabi, and the Muslim world in general. Once again they have a UFC champion to represent them, which …read more

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Video: Khabib squashes beef with Khamzat Chimaev while standing next to Kadyrov’s henchman

Khabib Nurmagomedov was standing alongside Ramzan Kadyrov’s right-hand man, AbuZayed Vismuradov.  Khabib Nurmagomedov has put an end to the “nonsense” disagreement between his cousin Abubakar.and UFC star Khamzat Chimaev.
The former …read more

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Charles Oliveira reveals what Khabib Nurmagomedov told him in post-fight exchange at UFC 280

Charles Oliveira is revealing what Khabib Nurmagomedov told him in a post-fight exchange at UFC 280. It was Charles Oliveira (33-9 MMA) vs Islam Makhachev (23-1 MMA) in the lightweight …read more

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Reporter Negotiates Islam’s Rest Period With Khabib After Title Win

BT Sport’s Adam Catterall made sure to confirm that newly crowned UFC Lightweight Champion Islam Makhachev will be receiving some rest time from Khabib Nurmagomedov post-UFC 280. In this past …read more

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Oliveira Reveals Post-Fight Exchange With Khabib At UFC 280

Charles Oliveira has revealed the words exchanged between himself and Khabib Nurmagomedov after losing to Islam Makhachev at UFC 280. Makhachev defeated Oliveira in impressive fashion tonight in the main …read more

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VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Petr Yan’s split decision loss to Sean O’Malley at UFC 280

It’s clear that Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn’t a fan of the verdict of the Sean O’Malley vs. Petr Yan bout. O’Malley and Yan shared the Octagon on the main card of …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Breaks Bread With Team Khabib, Squashes Beef

From fighting to feasting, Khamzat Chimaev seems to have resolved his issues with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin and team. At the conclusion of UFC 280, there were a lot of storylines …read more

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Khabib To Volk: ‘We’re Going To Take Your Place, Brother’

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Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski is on tap in February 2023, and Khabib Nurmagomedov already knows how Islam will win. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov on Islam Makhachev’s UFC 280 win: ‘I am the champion until this day’

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Khabib Nurmagomedov had a request – or maybe an order – for the UFC …read more

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Dana White reacts to Chimaev’s UFC 280 altercation

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The UFC President barely reacted to Khamzat Chimaev’s scuffle with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin at UFC 280. Khamzat Chimaev has seen …read more

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Conor McGregor promises he has ‘all the tools’ to beat Islam Makhachev, takes shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov

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It was only a matter of time before Conor McGregor commented on the outcome of the UFC 280 …read more

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White Downplays Khamzat’s Scuffle: ‘It Doesn’t Bother Me’

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Khamzat Chimaev got into a cageside scuffle with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team earlier today (Sat., Oct. 22, 2022) at UFC 280 …read more

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Khabib was right all along, as Islam Makhachev puts on a master class at UFC 280

Islam Makhachev had been building to this moment. With the help of Khabib Nurmagomedov, Makhachev now wears the UFC gold at 155 pounds. …read more

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Video: Khamzat Chimaev Scuffles with Abubakar Nurmagomedov at UFC 280

There appears to be bad blood between Khamzat Chimaev and the Khabib Nurmagomedov camp. …read more

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UFC 280 Video: Khamzat Chimaev restrained by security after altercation with Khabib’s cousin

Chimaev reportedly got into a scuffle with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin, Abubakar, following the main event of UFC 280 Abu Dhabi.  Khamzat Chimaev continues to be a lighting rod for controversy. …read more

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‘Khabib train me please’: Fighters react to Islam Makhachev’s submission of Charles Oliveira at UFC 280

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Islam Makhachev is the new UFC lightweight champion.
Makhachev, the longtime student of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov and protege of Khabib Nurmagomedov, …read more

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Oliveira: Islam Carries The Weight Of Khabib On His Shoulders

Charles Oliveira thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov has a major effect on Islam Makhachev. Many times in UFC fights the two men or women stepping into the Octagon have a history together. …read more

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Makhachev Explains Which Area He Differs From Khabib

Islam Makhachev has spoken about how He and the man he is constantly measured against, Khabib Nurmagomedov, are different. Makhachev competes for the lightweight gold that Khabib held during his …read more

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Khabib Names Future Champions From His Team After Makhachev

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that his team’s success will continue well beyond a crowning for Islam Makhachev at UFC 280. This weekend, Khabib will look to guide …read more

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Coach: Charles Oliveira ‘doesn’t give a s***’ about what Islam Makhachev, Khabib Nurmagomedov say ahead of UFC 280

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Khabib Nurmagomedov said Islam Makhachev will “ride Charles Oliveira like his horse” and win …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he doesn’t miss fighting, shoots down the idea of a comeback: “It was never inside my heart”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has quashed any hope that he might make a surprise return to the Octagon one day. Ever since he retired in 2020 there have been rumours that he …read more

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Khabib Gives Three Reasons Why Makhachev Will Be Champion

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has explained why Islam Makhachev is destined to have gold wrapped around his waist at UFC 280. This weekend, Dagestan’s 155-pound best will have …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he doesn’t miss fighting: ‘It was never inside my heart’

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Khabib Nurmagomedov will always be remembered as one of the greatest mixed martial artists in history, and he retired in the …read more

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Former UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov believes MMA is in ‘decline’ 

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“I think there has been a slight dip in MMA.”  Khabib Nurmagomedov has some reservations about the sport he dominated …read more

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Islam Makhachev shares his strategy to surpass Khabib: “More title defenses”

Islam Makhachev has been toiling in the shadow of his friend and teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov since arriving in the UFC. On Saturday at UFC 280, he’ll have a chance to …read more

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Islam Makhachev: Coach Khabib Is Too Nervous

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev believes that coach Khabib Nurmagomedov becomes ‘too nervous’ when his protégés compete. Since retiring from the sport and relinquishing the 155-pound title following an unbeaten …read more

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Ferguson Responds To Khabib’s Claim He’s Fighting For Money

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has hit back at Khabib Nurmagomedov after he claimed Ferguson only fights for money now. Ferguson and Nurmagomedov have been bitter rivals for …read more

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Khabib Names Only Two LWs Next In Line For A Title Shot

Despite UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski appearing to be in pole position, Khabib Nurmagomedov believes there are two lightweight contenders worthy of the next shot at gold in the division. …read more

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Tony Ferguson responds after longtime rival Khabib Nurmagomedov urges him to retire from MMA

Tony Ferguson has responded after his longtime rival Khabib Nurmagomedov urged him to retire from mixed martial arts. It was just last week that ‘The Eagle’ shared his belief that …read more

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Javier Mendez says Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘settled as a coach,’ his fighting days are definitely over

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Khabib Nurmagomedov is a rare case in mixed martial arts as a fighter who retired on top of the world …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov suggests Charles Oliveira doesn’t have a good ground game: “If you tap eight times in UFC, how can you say you have ground game”

An old video has resurfaced of Khabib Nurmagomedov tearing into the ground game of Charles Oliveira before UFC 280. While the main event of UFC 280 will be contested between …read more

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Coach: Islam Makhachev ‘never wanted to be’ Khabib Nurmagomedov, was never following in his footsteps

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Islam Makhachev has been called the second coming of Khabib Nurmagomedov, and for good reason given their close relationship and …read more

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Islam Makhachev Mocks ‘Fat Guy’ Daniel Cormier’s WWE Cameo

It appears that Islam Makhachev is following in the footsteps of Khabib Nurmagomedov in more ways than one. Although he still has to prove it when he takes on Charles …read more

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Javier Mendez: Khabib ‘on track to being the greatest coach of all time’

Javier Mendez poses with student Khabib Nurmagomedov. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

From the greatest lightweight of all time to …read more

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Khabib Claims Makhachev Will ‘Roll Over’ Oliveira

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It’s no secret that Khabib Nurmagomedov is backing teammate Islam Makhachev to defeat Charles Oliveira at …read more

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Javier Mendez believes Khabib Nurmagomedov is on track to becoming “the greatest coach of all time”

Javier Mendez thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov could go down as the greatest coach of all time. After Nurmagomedov retired following his submission win over Justin Gaethje to defend his lightweight title, …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says decision to retire was ‘concrete’

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov retired following his UFC 254 submission win over Justin Gaethje with an undefeated professional record.

Nurmagomedov made a promise to his mother that he’d walk …read more

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Khabib Names The Only 3 Fights He’s Woken Up To Watch In 2022

Some people watch UFC fights religiously, while others tune in for the pay-per-view events. Surprisingly, former lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov falls closer to the latter category — keeping his 2022 …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov names the three UFC fights he’s bothered to wake up and watch this year

Khabib Nurmagomedov is enjoying life as a retired former UFC champion, and mainly puts his combat sports energy towards coaching and training with his stable of Dagestani fighters. According to …read more

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Javier Mendez: Khabib Nurmagomedov 'on track to being the greatest coach of all time'

Javier Mendez thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov will not only be remembered as a great fighter, but as a great coach.
Nurmagomedov has assumed a coaching role since hanging up his gloves in …read more

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Khabib Believes There’s Been A “Decline” In MMA

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that the sport of mixed martial arts has been on a decline in recent times. During his in-cage career, Khabib amassed an unblemished …read more

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Charles Oliveira says he’s “always ready” to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov but doubts ‘The Eagle’ competes again: “He said he’s retired, he’s done”

Charles Oliveira would love to share the Octagon with Khabib Nurmagomedov but doubts it will happen. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to defend his lightweight belt, he …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov claims Tony Ferguson is only “fighting for money,” urges him to retire because his “time is up”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has doubled down on thinking Tony Ferguson’s time is up. Nurmagomedov and Ferguson were longtime rivals that never had the chance to share the Octagon with one another. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov confident that Islam Makhachev is “more skilled” than Charles Oliveira: “Islam should roll over him”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is confident that Islam Makhachev is ‘more skilled’ than Charles Oliveira. It will be Charles Oliveira (33-8 MMA) vs Islam Makhachev (22-1 MMA) on Saturday, October 22nd at …read more

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Khabib ‘Doesn’t Blame’ Ferguson For Continuing To Fight

While former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that Tony Ferguson’s time in the sport is up, he’s sympathized with his decision to keep fighting. In early 2020, Ferguson was …read more

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