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Kinder, gentler Conor McGregor? Don't expect it in Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch

LAS VEGAS – Conor McGregor was universally praised for his refreshingly professional demeanor ahead of UFC 246, but “The Notorious” isn’t willing to promise he can do the same against …read more

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Conor McGregor says he’s not interested in a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov right now

UFC superstar Conor McGregor said that a rematch against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov does not interest him at this time.
McGregor defeated Donald Cerrone via first-round TKO in the main …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team react following UFC 246

Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team were clearly watching the UFC 246 main event between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone with keen interest.
‘Mystic Mac’ and ‘Cowboy’ squared off in a highly …read more

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Conor McGregor Wants Khabib Rematch In Moscow Following UFC 246 Win

Conor McGregor has immediately turned his attention back to Khabib Nurmagomedov following UFC 246. Last night (Jan. 18), McGregor returned to action for the first time since Oct. 2018 when …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor will fight Khabib Nurmagomedov next says Dana White

UFC president Dana White says that he would like to see Conor McGregor fight UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in a rematch next.
McGregor picked up his first win in MMA …read more

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McGregor wants rematch in Moscow: ‘I’m more Russian’ than Khabib

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Conor McGregor talks about a potential rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov in Moscow. Conor McGregor managed to draw the ire of Khabib Nurmagomedov during …read more

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Floyd Mayweather teases fights with Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov following UFC 246

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather took to social media last night after UFC 246 to tease fights against both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2020.
Mayweather always tries to insert himself …read more

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White: Conor-Khabib rematch the fight to make

For Conor McGregor, a rematch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is “a massive fight with global appeal” and “the fight you make” above all others, UFC president Dana White said. …read more

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What's next for Conor McGregor? Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov 'is the fight to make'

LAS VEGAS – As soon as Conor McGregor defeated Donald Cerrone in swift fashion at UFC 246 on Saturday night, the speculation began.
Who will McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) face …read more

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Diaz Blasts McGregor, Masvidal After UFC 246 - ‘This Sh-ts All Fake’

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Having not fought in over 15 months since getting submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov back at UFC 229, McGregor’s return raised many questions about whether …read more

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Artem Lobov: Rematches with Floyd Mayweather, Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘important’ for Conor McGregor

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LAS VEGAS — Artem Lobov talks about how an eye injury ruled him out of helping Conor McGregor prepare for his UFC 246 bout with Donald Cerrone …read more

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White: McGregor will get title shot if he wins at UFC 246

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Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov 2 is on the table, if the Irishman can get past ‘Cowboy’ this weekend. Conor McGregor will get …read more

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Dana White: If Conor McGregor wins at UFC 246, ‘he will get that shot at the title’ against Khabib Nurmagomedov 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A win for Conor McGregor over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246 will earn him the coveted rematch he’s been seeking with Khabib Nurmagomedov.
During an …read more

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Conor McGregor says he was offered Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch before Tony Ferguson deal

As Conor McGregor prepares to return at UFC 246 and begin his 2020 “season”, he still has his eyes on winning the UFC lightweight title once again. While Donald Cerrone …read more

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Dillon Danis: Khabib was ‘trying to run away’ from me during UFC 229 brawl

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Dillon Danis claims Khabib Nurmagomedov tried to run away after attacking him at UFC 229. After Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor …read more

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McGregor says he was drinking during fight week for Khabib fight

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Conor McGregor admits to drinking alcohol prior to his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. It doesn’t look like Conor McGregor was taking …read more

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Dana White: Conor McGregor banking on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson not happening 

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Conor McGregor has ambitious plans for 2020 and a big part of his agenda for the year will revolve around the demise …read more

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Dana White: Conor McGregor Believes Khabib vs. Ferguson Will Not Happen

UFC president Dana White claims Conor McGregor isn’t sold on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson becoming a reality. Nurmagomedov is scheduled to put his UFC lightweight championship on the line …read more

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Conor McGregor admits to drinking alcohol just days ahead of Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

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Conor McGregor has been clean and sober for the months leading up to his return at UFC 246. That …read more

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Dana White Says Conor McGregor Is ‘Very Focused’ On Khabib Nurmagomedov Rematch

Ever since Conor McGregor lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 he has been open about wanting a rematch. Although he is not getting an immediate rematch as he wanted, …read more

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Conor McGregor admits he was drinking all of UFC 229 fight week before facing Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor has admitted that he was drinking throughout UFC 229 fight week prior to his main event bout against Khabib Nurmagomedov.

There have been a lot of claims flying around …read more

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Conor McGregor admits to drinking during fight week for Khabib Nurmagomedov loss at UFC 229

In the lead-up to UFC 246, Conor McGregor has reiterated a point he’s made in the past.
The former champion thinks a disjointed, unfocused camp led to his fourth-round submission loss …read more

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Conor McGregor ready to step in if Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson gets injured ahead of UFC 249

Former two-division champion Conor McGregor will return to the octagon on Jan. 18 in a welterweight bout against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246. The fight …read more

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Dillon Danis claims Khabib Nurmagomedov tried to ‘run away’ following uppercuts in UFC 229 brawl

Bellator star Dillon Danis has claimed that Khabib Nurmagomedov attempted to run away in the aftermath of their UFC 229 brawl.

The incident, which occurred back in October 2018, began after …read more

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Dillon Danis Claims Khabib Tried Running From Him During UFC 229 Brawl

Dillon Danis says that Khabib Nurmagomedov realized he made a mistake trying to fight him in the crowd. Back in Oct. 2018, Conor McGregor challenged Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight …read more

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Belal Muhammad's 'leaked' video of Tony Ferguson's training camp will have you laughing so hard

As we pointed out already, Tony Ferguson is preparing for his huge UFC 249 title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov like only Tony Ferguson can – with, how do we put …read more

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Dillon Danis on Khabib Nurmagomedov in UFC 229 brawl: 'He didn't touch me at all'

Bellator prospect Dillon Danis says the infamous UFC 229 brawl did not go down the way everyone thinks.
After UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Danis’ teammate, Conor McGregor, in the …read more

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VIDEO | Tony Ferguson shows off unorthodox training techniques for Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson showed off a video of his unorthodox training techniques for his upcoming fight against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 249.
Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov is …read more

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Kamaru Usman confident he’d beat McGregor worse than Nurmagomedov did

In 2018, former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor experienced a decisive, submission loss to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is confident he could beat McGregor …read more

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Zahabi: I’d be surprised if Khabib ‘gets more than one takedown’ against GSP

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Firas Zahabi doesn’t think Khabib Nurmagomedov would be able to hold Georges St-Pierre down for long. Georges St-Pierre retired earlier this year because the UFC …read more

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Firas Zahabi: 'I would be surprised if Khabib ever gets more than one takedown' on Georges St-Pierre

Firas Zahabi doesn’t think Khabib Nurmagomedov would be able to implement his game plan in a hypothetical fight against Georges St-Pierre.
Speaking on the “FightTips” podcast, Zahabi said he doesn’t think …read more

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Firas Zahabi Would Be Suprised If Khabib Landed More Than One Takedown Against GSP

Firas Zahabi believes a fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre is something than possibly can happen. He says his pupil isn’t done fighting and knows that fight is something …read more

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Firas Zahabi discusses Georges St-Pierre’s advantages over Khabib Nurmagomedov

Firas Zahabi, the head coach at Tristar MMA, believes Georges St-Pierre could make a comeback for the right fight — potentially a fight with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

“I think …read more

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Morning Report: Firas Zahabi breaks down how a Georges St-Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov fight would play out

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In April of this year, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will (hopefully) finally face off. It’s a fight that’s several years in the making and …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Manager Says Conor McGregor Rematch ‘Not on Our Radar’

While UFC president Dana White has hinted that Conor McGregor could get a rematch with reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov as soon as his second Octagon appearance, the Dagestani fighter’s …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov being used to keep Conor McGregor relevant, says manager

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz, whose star client is UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, claims the UFC uses the champ’s name to keep Conor McGregor relevant.
UFC president Dana White recently confirmed …read more

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Khabib’s Manager Explains Why Team McGregor Are Liars

If Conor McGregor is convinced that Khabib Nurmagomedov is afraid to rematch him, hearing Khabib’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, confirm that Khabib has no interest in fighting him will not do …read more

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Khabib’s manager: ‘Conor McGregor is not on our radar… I think he might lose to Cowboy’

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Though UFC president Dana White continues to insist that Conor McGregor wants a rematch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and that he could get it with one or …read more

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Conor McGregor on Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch: ‘He can run, but he cannot hide’

Conor McGregor may be preparing for a fight with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246, but his thirst for vengeance against Khabib Nurmagomedov still needs to be quenched.
McGregor fell to …read more

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Conor McGregor wants to ‘slide in’ for UFC belt, expecting Khabib or Ferguson to pull out

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Conor McGregor doesn’t think Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson will happen. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson has been booked for …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz on potential Nurmagomedov-McGregor rematch: 'Conor's not on our radar'

Conor McGregor may be targeting a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov later in 2020 – and Dana White may be on board with the idea – but it seems Khabib Nurmagomedov’s …read more

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McGregor to Khabib: You Can Run But You Can’t Hide

Conor McGregor believes there is a very simple reason why Khabib Nurmagomedov does not want to fight him again: fear. Khabib Nurmagomedov has been very clear about where he stands …read more

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Conor McGregor: Khabib Nurmagomedov scared to rematch, thinks he was winning at UFC 229

Conor McGregor may have lost the first battle against Khabib Nurmagomedov, but the former UFC champion thinks the war is far from over.
In his first interview since his UFC 246 …read more

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Conor McGregor claims Khabib Nurmagomedov is ‘trembling’ with fear over potential rematch 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Conor McGregor is far from finished with his rivalry with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Just two weeks away from his return to action at UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor confirms that he’ll be ready to replace Nurmagomedov or Ferguson at UFC 249

Conor McGregor plans to be ready to step in should Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson withdraw from the UFC 249 main event, scheduled for April 18.
Nurmagomedov and Ferguson have been …read more

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Justin Gaethje open to filling in for Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson

The UFC 249 main event is scheduled to be a lightweight title fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Tony Ferguson, a fight that the UFC is trying to book …read more

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Conor McGregor On Standby For Khabib-Ferguson In Case Of Injury

Conor McGregor appears to be the backup fighter for UFC 249 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. The fight has been booked four times before where each time …read more

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Conor McGregor on standby in case of injury to Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson

UFC president Dana White has confirmed Conor McGregor is on standby in case of an injury to UFC 249 headliners Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson.
This is the fifth time that …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father believes Tony Ferguson is more dangerous than Justin Gaethje

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will return to the Octagon at April’s UFC 249 event for a highly anticipated fight with Tony Ferguson.
The lightweight title fight will headlined the April …read more

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Sonnen: Khabib Vs. Ferguson Will Crown ‘Best Ever’

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Despite the fact that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and top contender Tony Ferguson have been scheduled to fight each other four times in the …read more

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Chael Sonnen Says Winner Of Khabib vs. Ferguson Will Be Lightweight GOAT

Chael Sonnen believes fight fans will know who the greatest lightweight of all time is by the end of UFC 249. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his gold …read more

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Chael Sonnen: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson winner is ‘the best ever’

Chael Sonnen believes that the winner of the upcoming lightweight title fight between champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Tony Ferguson will stand out as the best fighter in the lightweight …read more

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Khabib derails McGregor’s hypetrain in 8-bit Super Mario tribute

Check out Khabib Nurmagomedov getting the 8-bit treatment. Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to defend his lightweight crown at UFC 249 this April against Tony Ferguson. Ahead of that bout, RT …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov hails Jon Jones as pound-for-pound king

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is viewed by many fans as the top pound-for-pound fighter in the sport. If you ask the man himself, however, that lofty title belongs to …read more

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Donald Cerrone Thinks Justin Gaethje Could Be Victim Of UFC Politics

Donald Cerrone admits he believes Justin Gaethje deserves a shot at the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson. Nurmagomedov is set to defend his UFC lightweight title against Ferguson …read more

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All I want for Christmas is to finally, finally, finally see Khabib vs. Ferguson 

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It is hard to believe that the first time we were promised Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson was almost four-and-a-half …read more

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'Whoever wins that fight is the best ever': Chael Sonnen likes Tony Ferguson's chances against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 249

Chael Sonnen thinks Tony Ferguson could be Khabib Nurmagomedov’s toughest test to date and says the winner could legitimately lay claim to being the greatest lightweight in UFC history.
Speaking to …read more

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Super Khabib Bros., Starring Conor Bro

I will admit to being mildly amused by this “Super Mario Bros.” parody starring UFC Lightweight Champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, but it also opens some old wounds. I once made the …read more

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VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov gets Super Mario-inspired tribute

When you really think about it, watching Khabib Nurmagomedov effortlessly dominate all of his opposition in the cage is not all that different from watching Mario stomp Goombas Piranha Plants …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says retirement is ‘very close’

Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to defend the UFC lightweight title against streaking contender Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 this April. While this mammoth showdown is at the forefront of the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Gives Update on Retirement Plans

Retirement has been a topic of conversation associated with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for some time now, but Khabib is not thinking about it as much for a very …read more

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Joe Rogan Says Tony Ferguson Is Khabib’s Best Opponent Stylistically

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan feels Tony Ferguson is the best opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov has faced. Nurmagomedov is set to put his UFC lightweight championship on the line against Ferguson …read more

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Joe Rogan: Tony Ferguson is ‘the best guy’ Khabib Nurmagomedov has faced

Joe Rogan is very excited for the upcoming lightweight title fight between undefeated champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and streaking challenger Tony Ferguson. In fact, he believes Ferguson represents the best challenge …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov lists the areas where he’s better than Tony Ferguson

On April 18, in the main event of UFC 249, undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will attempt to defend his title against streaking contender Tony Ferguson—that is, provided the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: I'm tougher and much better physically than Tony Ferguson

It seems Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to test Tony Ferguson’s durability in their upcoming clash.
Speaking to RT Sport, UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) gave himself the edge …read more

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Conor McGregor sends message to ‘scurrying rat’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when Conor McGregor steps back inside the Octagon for the first time since UFC 229, but one thing is for sure: the Irishman …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov unsure if there will be any point of fighting after Tony Ferguson contest

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t know if he will fight again after taking on Tony Ferguson at UFC 249.
The undefeated Dagestani lightweight champion has been hinting at retirement for quite some time …read more

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McGregor Title Shot? Not While Khabib Is Champion

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During a fan Q&A, Khabib Nurmagomedov made it clear that he picks who he fights now … and he isn’t picking Conor …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov unimpressed by Conor McGregor-Donald Cerrone booking: 'It's like the minor leagues'

A sizable chunk of the MMA world is getting excited about the UFC 246 clash between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone on Jan. 18, but don’t count UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Dana White’s plans for Conor McGregor rematch

UFC President Dana White recently opened the door to a blockbuster rematch between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former two-division champion Conor McGregor.
The catch, the UFC boss explained, is …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White explains why Conor McGregor will jump Justin Gaethje for a title fight if he beats Donald Cerrone

Dana White

Earlier this week, Dana White caused a stir when he revealed that the UFC was targeting a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, should both men …read more

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White tries and fails to justify giving McGregor a lightweight title shot

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Dana White is eager to get Conor McGregor a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov, his reasoning is laughable The UFC has …read more

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Justin Gaethje Laughs at Dana White Saying McGregor Would Get Title Shot Before Him

Justin Gaethje has some strong words for Dana White following White’s assertion that Conor Mcgregor will face Khabib Nurmagomedov next if he defeats Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. Even though …read more

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White Explains Why McGregor, Not Gaethje, Would Be Next for Khabib

It didn’t take long for Dana White to be questioned about his logic behind stating Conor McGregor would be next in line for a title shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov should …read more

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White: Khabib-Conor in 2020 a real possibility

A rematch next year between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor is a very real possibility, according to UFC president Dana White, who said the Irishman wants to fight three times …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he personally does not like “great fighter” Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson has become a source of great inspiration for fans and fighters, alike. Whether it’s his unorthodox fighting style or equally unusual interview quotes,”El Cucuy” uses his unconventional approach …read more

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Dana White Doubles Down On Possible Khabib vs. McGregor Rematch

UFC president Dana White has reiterated that he isn’t ruling out Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor 2 in the near future. McGregor will make his return to the Octagon on …read more

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Justin Gaethje calls potential Conor McGregor title shot ‘a crock of s**t’

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje criticized UFC president Dana White for suggesting Conor McGregor could get a title shot rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov if he gets by Donald Cerrone at …read more

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Dana White: UFC could be ‘looking at’ Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor rematch ‘down the line’

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, two of the most heated rivals in UFC history, both have fights booked. Nurmagomedov will defend the lightweight title against Tony Ferguson in April of …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov's father on Tony Ferguson fight: Nothing like this in UFC history

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been part of many big fights, but his father thinks none are bigger than his next one with Tony Ferguson.
Arguably the most anticipated fight …read more

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Morning Report: Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov calls Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson ‘the most important fight in UFC history’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Though it is still several months away, the hype for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson is already starting to get underway.
Up to this point, …read more

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Max Holloway Believes He’ll Eventually Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

Max Holloway still has faith that a showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov can materialize. Holloway is scheduled to defend his UFC featherweight championship this Saturday night (Dec. 14) against Alex Volkanovski. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father discusses training strategy for Tony Ferguson fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and coach Abdulmanap recently opened up on the preparation for Khabib’s upcoming bout against Tony Ferguson.
The undefeated lightweight champion Nurmagomedov is expected to face off against No. …read more

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Max Holloway still wants Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway and UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov were briefly scheduled to battle for the lightweight title in early 2018. Unfortunately, this super fight never materialized.
That being …read more

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Owen Roddy: Conor McGregor’s UFC 246 camp ‘regimented’ compared to ‘sporadic’ Khabib Nurmagomedov prep

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Owen Roddy is confident that the Conor McGregor the MMA world fell in love with will be back on show on Jan. 18 when he …read more

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Hot Tweets: Is Frankie Edgar stepping in for Brian Ortega a good thing and are we worried about Ortega’s future?

Brian Ortega | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Last week, The MMA Gods took their first tribute in order to ensure Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson actually takes place this …read more

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Khabib and Father Open Up Training Facility in Dagestan

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has accomplished another dream of his, and it revolves around helping fellow citizens of Dagestan realize theirs. Along with father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib has opened …read more

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John McCarthy explains what Khabib Nurmagomedov needs to do to beat Tony Ferguson

John McCarthy believes Tony Ferguson is going to be a tough opponent for Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The two have been booked to fight each other on April 18 in Brooklyn, New York. …read more

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Dana White: Khabib/McGregor II Likely if Both Win Next Fights

Dana White is on board with Khabib vs. McGregor 2 if both fighters win their upcoming contests. Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor to retain the UFC lightweight championship at UFC …read more

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Off Guard: Ali Abdelaziz thinks 'journeyman' Conor McGregor should retire because 'he's not part of the elite'

Ali Abdelaziz thinks Conor McGregor should call it quits.
The renowned manager of the likes of UFC champions Khabib Nurmagomedov and Henry Cejudo acknowledges what McGregor has done in the sport, …read more

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Dana White says two things need to happen before he books McGregor vs. Khabib rematch

UFC president, Dana White has laid out the plan for Conor McGregor to get his rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Ever since McGregor lost to Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in the fourth-round …read more

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Khabib opens training facility in Dagestan

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov now has his own state-of-the-art training facility. Earlier this week, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Off Guard: Ali Abdelaziz says getting Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson done was easy for UFC 249

The stakes may be a lot higher in the fifth attempt to book the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight, but Ali Abdelaziz says the process was smooth sailing.
UFC lightweight …read more

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VIDEO: “Salt Bae” says he wants fights with Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov

The last few months have seen a multitude of media personalities take up MMA. Now “Salt Bae” is joining the likes of Logan Paul and Wiz Khalifa by trying his …read more

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Quote: Khabib Won’t Break Tony Ferguson Mentally Or Physically

A former referee renowned for his work doesn’t believe that Khabib Nurmagomedov can break Tony Ferguson. Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson has been booked multiple times in the past and fight fans …read more

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Michael Bisping: I Don’t Know If Khabib Gets By Tony Ferguson

Michael Bisping believes Khabib Nurmagomedov could run into some issues against Tony Ferguson. The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will play host to Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson on April 18. This …read more

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Michael Bisping believes Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson will do ‘huge numbers’

Michael Bisping sees Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson pulling in big pay-per-view numbers for the UFC.
Nurmagomedov is scheduled to put his UFC lightweight title on the line against Ferguson on …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Tony Ferguson Says ‘F*ck No’ To Idea That Khabib Fight Is Cursed

One would be wise not to tell Tony Ferguson that a bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov is cursed. Ferguson is set to challenge Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title on April …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov opens state-of-the-art training facility in Dagestan for local youth

Khabib Nurmagomedov has opened his own gym in his homeland of Dagestan.
The UFC lightweight champ, along with his father and trainer Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, opened the facility earlier this week in …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Gaethje willing to step in as replacement should Khabib or Ferguson get injured

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Justin Gaethje is willing to step in as a replacement for an injured Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson, but only …read more

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