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Kevin Lee says Tony Ferguson will beat Khabib and ‘beat the hell’ out of McGregor

Kevin Lee believes Tony Ferguson will be crowned the undisputed UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov might have opened as the early favorite to beat Tony Ferguson in their upcoming …read more

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VIDEO | Tony Ferguson Plans to Cut ‘B-tch’ Khabib Nurmagomedov With ‘Sharp Ass’ Elbows

Two of the very best lightweights on the entire planet are once again scheduled to fight. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson are squaring off and everyone is getting PTSDéjà vu. …read more

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UFC 223: Ferguson vs. Khabib Event & Fight Card

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Date: April 7, 2018
Venue: Barclays Center
Location: Brooklyn, New York

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Tony Ferguson is not happy about the mystery surrounding Conor McGregor’s belt

On April 7, at UFC 223, UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title fight. That said, Ferguson doesn’t know whether he’ll be …read more

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Tony Ferguson: UFC 223 title fight uncertainty ‘bothers the sh-t out of me’

UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson admits that he feels a bit uneasy about the uncertainty of the billing of his title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. A major announcement was …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Kevin Lee makes pick for Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

On April 7, at UFC 223, interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for a lightweight title. Will it be the interim title currently owned …read more

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If Khabib Nurmagomedov wins the belt, he might deny Conor McGregor an immediate title shot

On April 7, interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for a lightweight title. Will it be the interim title currently owned by Ferguson, or …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov hints at not giving Conor McGregor title shot if he beats Tony Ferguson

Last week, the UFC announced that interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223. At the moment, the fight will be contested with Ferguson’s interim title …read more

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Islam Makhachev ready to start training to join Khabib Nurmagomedov on UFC 223 card

BOSTON – After a quick fight, Islam Makhachev is ready for a relatively quick turnaround.
Makhachev (15-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) kicked off Saturday’s UFC 220 in thunderous fashion, needing less than …read more

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VIDEO | Dana White Expects Gigantic Names to Fight in the UFC This Year

As the smoke settles from the announcement that Tony Ferguson will fight Khabib Nurmagomedov potentially for the UFC undisputed lightweight title, it turns out that this is only the beginning …read more

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Coach: I think McGregor KO’s Khabib within two rounds like he did to Eddie Alvarez

John Kavanagh believes Conor McGregor’s boxing would be too much for Khabib Nurmagomedov. Although UFC president Dana White recently announced that Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov would square off …read more

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Gleison Tibau would love to rematch ‘impressive’ Khabib Nurmagomedov after ‘controlling’ him in 2012

Khabib Nurmagomedov was only 1-0 in the UFC when he was matched against Gleison Tibau, one of the true veterans of the lightweight division, at UFC 148 in 2012.
It …read more

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Dana White: Conor McGregor title not stripped (yet), but Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight for ‘real belt’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White had a real opportunity to shed some light on the lightweight title picture earlier tonight (Fri., Jan. 19, 2018) at the UFC 25th …read more

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Does UFC have backup plan for Ferguson-Nurmagomedov? Not right now, Dana White says

BOSTON – Despite three previously canceled bouts between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, there currently is no fighter on standby for the UFC 223 headliner.
“We haven’t really thought about that,” …read more

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White won't say if McGregor will lose UFC belt

UFC president Dana White revealed Friday that the UFC 223 matchup between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be for the “undisputed” lightweight title, but White declined to say whether …read more

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Watch Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov staredown video - UFC 25th Anniversary press conference

While Boston fight fans are gearing up for UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou tomorrow night (Sat., Jan. 20, 2018) from inside TD Garden, the city also played host to UFC’s …read more

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Dana White Says UFC 223 Headliner is for ‘Real’ Title, Still No Clarity if McGregor Has Been Stripped

Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will square off at UFC 223 for what Dana White calls the “real” lightweight title, but it remains largely unclear if Conor McGregor has been …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov winner will be ‘champion’

Conor McGregor is still the UFC lightweight champion.
On April 7 at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, interim champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight to determine who is the real …read more

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Conor McGregor’s Coach Visualizes Another Infamous KO for in Eventual Khabib Clash

We are only an hour away from a press conference officially announcing Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fight with Tony Ferguson. As of right now, it’s for the interim UFC lightweight title, but …read more

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John Kavanagh predicts Conor McGregor to KO Khabib Nurmagomedov in inevitable 2018 bout

John Kavanagh won’t reveal much about Conor McGregor’s future plans, but he does believe a matchup with Khabib Nurmagomedov is an inevitability for this year.
Nurmagomedov (25-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) is …read more

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John Kavanagh thinks Conor McGregor would finish Khabib Nurmagomedov in two rounds

John Kavanagh is confident that Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will lock horns before the end of 2018.
During a Facebook live interview to promote Wimp 2 Warrior on Thursday, …read more

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Conor McGregor’s Coach Predicts Khabib Nurmagomedov Beats Tony Ferguson

It’s official. It was reported, we confirmed it, Dana White backed the report up and later today there is a press conference on it. Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will …read more

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Dana White: People right now would love to see Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov the Russian

At this moment, which fighter would you like to see matched up against Conor McGregor?
Many say that UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson makes the most sense. Many others are …read more

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UFC 220 fighters mostly agree: Time to strip Conor McGregor of title

BOSTON — With Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov both in town for a press conference on Friday promoting their UFC 223 bout, the subject of the UFC lightweight championship has …read more

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Conor McGregor’s Coach Doesn’t Care What Belt Ferguson and Khabib Fight For

The entire week we’ve been tracking the news of what will decide the fate of the UFC lightweight title. Khabib Nurmagomedov is slated to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 223 …read more

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John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor still champion regardless of Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov outcome

John Kavanagh still doesn’t know if Conor McGregor will be stripped of his lightweight title, but he thinks the world will still see the Irishman as the champion regardless of …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov opens as notable betting favorite over Tony Ferguson

On April 7, in what is likely to be the main event of UFC 223, Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for the lightweight title. Veteran MMA oddsmakers Joey …read more

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Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov is UFC Official, but What About Conor McGregor?

If you watched the UFC St. Louis post-fight this past weekend, you’re familiar with UFC president Dana White‘s latest catch phrase when asked about all-but-confirmed news.
In the past, he …read more

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Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov official as UFC 223 headliner; title stakes still unclear

Dec 30, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Khabib Nurmagomedov before fighting Edson Barboza during UFC 219 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

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UFC 223 odds: Khabib Nurmagomedov opens as early favorite over champion Tony Ferguson

If Conor McGregor does indeed get stripped of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight title — just like he did the Featherweight strap — current interim champion Tony Ferguson won’t …read more

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On this week’s episode of the show, the panel will discuss the fourth attempt at making Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC 220 and Bellator 192 from all angles, Jon …read more

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Ferguson-Nurmagomedov expected for UFC 223

A UFC lightweight title fight between interim champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to headline UFC 223 on April 7. …read more

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UFC 223 opening odds: Champ Tony Ferguson a firm underdog vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson will enter UFC 223 as the champion but not as the favorite.
UFC President Dana White, who recently said the fight would happen, today announced that interim lightweight titleholder …read more

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BREAKING | A Huge Rematch is Slated for UFC 223 in Brooklyn

The UFC isn’t playing around this year. Fresh off the heels of an undisputed title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson being made official for UFC 223, there is …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Set for UFC 223 in Brooklyn

It looks like top lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will have their date in the Octagon in the very near future. …read more

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Tony Ferguson scheduled to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 in Brooklyn

Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov are getting another chance to settle their longstanding rivalry.
Sources confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani that Ferguson will fight Nurmagomedov in a championship bout at …read more

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Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov is set for UFC 223, according to Dana White

UFC president claimed on a Boston radio show that Tony Ferguson and Khabib Numragomedov will fight in Brooklyn this April. A rumoured match-up between UFC lightweight interim champion Tony Ferguson …read more

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Dana White Says Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘Will Happen’ At UFC 223

Despite reports to the contrary, UFC president Dana White says that interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is expected to meet Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 in Brooklyn on April 7.
White …read more

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BREAKING | Dana White Breaks Silence on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson at UFC 223

Yesterday a ton of reports flooded the net like a tsunami. News broke that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson wouldn’t just be fighting each other, but that it’d be for …read more

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Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov a go for UFC 223, Dana White says

Oct 7, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Tony Ferguson (red gloves) reacts after defeating Kevin Lee (blue gloves) in the third round during UFC 216 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: …read more

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Reports Claim Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov Set For April, Ali Abdelaziz Denies it

Speculation is running wild when it comes to a potential lightweight title showdown between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White had the mixed martial …read more

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Report: Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov to be announced at UFC 220 with Conor McGregor stripped

I’m sure this won’t come as a shock to most fight fans.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, is expected to surrender his strap — with or without his …read more

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BREAKING | Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Fight for the Undisputed Lightweight Title at UFC 223

The UFC lightweight division has been a mystery wrapped in an enigma basically ever since UFC 205. There’s no clue what multi-millionaire Conor McGregor will do, meanwhile Khabib Nurmagomedov came …read more

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VIDEO | Grappling Wizard John Danaher Breaks Down Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is doing all types of jiu jitsu on Instagram. Khabib Nurmagomedov is saying he won’t settle for an interim title and meanwhile a huge UFC card is in …read more

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Danaher on McGregor vs. Khabib: That’s a fight I don’t think goes the distance

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach John Danaher gives a detailed breakdown of the would-be fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. If there is one fight that has piqued the interest …read more

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BREAKING | Dana White gives huge update on Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov

Over the last few weeks, we’ve all been wondering what the hell is going to happen at the top of the UFC lightweight division. Will undisputed champion Conor McGregor return? …read more

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Max Holloway wants fight against ‘beast’ Khabib Nurmagomedov to cement his UFC legacy

While the 15-minute beating Khabib Nurmagomedov put on Edson Barboza at UFC 219 may have put the fear in a lot of top Lightweight contenders, it didn’t have that same …read more

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Max Holloway Explains why he Wants to Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is more than open to a fight with lightweight star Khabib Nurmagomedov at some point. “Blessed” will square off first against former lightweight champion Frankie …read more

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What UFC's Russia event means for Khabib Nurmagomedov, lightweight title picture

While the UFC lightweight title picture remains murky, things at least are starting to come into focus.
Let’s start with two important developments.
First, RT Sport reported today, citing venue officials, that …read more

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Coach: Khabib interested in Eddie Alvarez if UFC book McGregor vs. Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach and father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, says his son could be interested in a fight with Eddie Alvarez. Khabib Nurmagomedov cemented himself as one of the scariest contenders in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants Eddie Alvarez if he’s unable to land UFC title fight

After dismantling Edson Barboza at UFC 219 in one of the more lopsided lightweight affairs you’ll ever see, undefeated Russian contender Khabib Nurmagomedov essentially put his name on the short …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Not Settle for the Interim Belt

Ever since Khabib Nurmagomedov put on a dominating performance against Edson Barboza, he’s continued to dominate headlines. From being slated for a high-profile fight with Tony Ferguson, to Conor McGregor’s …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Manager Blasts Idea of Interim Title Bout

It’s safe to assume that Khbaib Nurmagomedov will earn himself a title opportunity some day, but the interim tag may need to be left out. Nurmagomedov is coming off a …read more

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Joe Rogan: UFC will strip Conor McGregor, book Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov in Russia

Joe Rogan questions answers everything.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator is making predictions for the future of the promotion’s lightweight division, currently being held hostage by 155-pound kingpin Conor …read more

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Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Possible For April?

We could be seeing another interim lightweight title clash, this time featuring champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Back in Oct. 2017, Ferguson captured the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) …read more

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Edson Barboza unhurt, ready to fight Justin Gaethje or Kevin Lee in March

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender, Edson Barboza, got brutalized by Khabib Nurmagomedov in the UFC 219 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event last month in Las Vegas, Nevada.
But still managed to …read more

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On this week’s show, the panel will discuss the year that was in MMA, the year ahead, Cris Cyborg, John McCarthy signing with Bellator as a broadcaster, Khabib Nurmagomedov and …read more

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Edson Barboza on UFC 219 Loss: ‘I Really Didn’t Expect That to Happen’

Edson Barboza has had some time to reflect on his lopsided loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. In the final Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event of 2017, Barboza took on Nurmagomedov. The …read more

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Eyeing March return, Edson Barboza reflects on tough loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Sure, the loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov was a tough one. But Edson Barboza is not planning on stewing on it for too long.
Barboza (19-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) met Nurmagomedov (25-0 …read more

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Edson Barboza Admits to Falling into the Game of Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 219

At UFC 219, Edson Barboza had his impressive three-fight win streak stopped on the wrong end of a dominating performance by Khabib Nurmagomedov. It was Barboza’s biggest fight of his …read more

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Edson Barboz Admits to ‘Falling Into’ Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Game at UFC 219

At UFC 219, Edson Barboza had his impressive three-fight win streak stopped on the wrong end of a dominating performance by Khabib Nurmagomedov. It was Barboza’s biggest fight of his …read more

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Edson Barboza reacts to ‘painful’ loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Edson Barboza was close to guaranteeing his long-awaited shot at the UFC lightweight championship, but Khabib Nurmagomedov had other plans.
“The Eagle” dominated Barboza in the co-main event of UFC 219 …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Teases Fight Announcement

There is big news on the way if Khabib Nurmagomedov’s latest social media post reigns true. For the first time since Nov. 2016, Nurmagomedov competed inside the Octagon. He took …read more

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Cyborg vs Nunes is “1000% Happening”, says Coach Silveira

UFC 219 left us with two big questions. Those being, “who’s next for Cris Cyborg?” and “who’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov?”. These are both questions we have yet to get …read more

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Joe Rogan on ‘next level’ Khabib Nurmagomedov: He’s ‘terrifying’

Joe Rogan is not sure if anyone in the lightweight division can deal with the ‘terrifying’ Khabib Nurmagomedov. There’s no denying that 29-year-old Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the most …read more

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Joe Rogan: Good luck trying to beat ‘terrifying’ Khabib Nurmagomedov after the first 90 seconds

Daniel Cormier says it’s going to take more than a powerful punch to take out Khabib Nurmagomedov, and now Joe Rogan is one-upping “DC,” saying that if you don’t somehow …read more

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Joe Rogan Says Nurmagomedov is ‘Terrifying’ in Stacked Lightweight Division

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan believes Khabib Nurmagomedov is a serious threat to the 155-pound gold. In the final UFC event of 2017, Nurmagomedov had his first …read more

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Joe Rogan heaps praise on “most terrifying lightweight contender in the world” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 219, lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov improved to an insane 25-0, brutalizing the dangerous Edson Barboza to a lopsided unanimous decision …read more

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Joe Rogan: Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov is 'most terrifying lightweight contender'

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCLongtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan has nothing but praise for Khabib Nurmagomedov following his blowout performance against Edson Barboza at UFC 219.
Nurmagomedov (25-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) …read more

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VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Gives ‘Terminator’ Khabib Nurmagomedov High Praise

Whether or not he’s your favorite fighter or not, Khabib Nurmagomedov is the shining, smashing example of a fighter’s fighter. The type of man that other UFC fighters pick as …read more

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Report: Khabib’s little brother Abubakar Nurmagomedov removed from UFC Belem, replaced by Tim Means

The arrival of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s little brother, Abubakar Nurmagomedov, has ended before it really even began, as the 28-year-old welterweight has been removed from his bout with Sergio Moraes at …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Khabib is a ‘tougher fight’ for McGregor than Tony Ferguson

Dustin Poirier thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov poses more problems for Conor McGregor than Tony Ferguson. Tony Ferguson might be the UFC interim lightweight champion, but the fight fans want to see …read more

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Who can beat Khabib? Plus year-end Awards (Heavy Hands #192)

Connor Ruebusch and Patrick Wyman break down the impressive UFC 219 wins of Cris Cyborg and Khabib Nurmagomedov. 2017 was a rough year for UFC pay-per-views, and plenty of fight …read more

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VIDEO | Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov Yell at Dana White at UFC 219

It seems like Khabib Nurmagomedov is making up for lost time. His dominant performance over Michael Johnson at UFC 205 was November of 2016. He didn’t fight until he met …read more

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Dustin Poirier Calls the ‘King of Violence’ Eddie Alvarez a Track Team Captain

Dana White just said yesterday that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be the next fight they make. Whether or not it will be for the interim lightweight title or …read more

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Midnight Mania! Poirier says Nurmagomedov worse for McGregor than Ferguson is

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Poirier thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov is a tougher matchup for Conor McGregor than …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov not interested in ‘money’, would fight McGregor for free

Khabib Nurmagomedov would have no problem fighting Conor McGregor for free. Conor McGregor might be the ‘money fight’ for everyone in the lightweight division, but top contender Khabib Nurmagomedov would …read more

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Report | Khabib’s brother Abubakar Nurmagomedov gets dangerous opponent for UFC debut

Earlier this week, news broke that Abubakar Nurmagomedov, the younger brother of undefeated lightweight star Khabib Nurmagomedov, had signed with the UFC. While it was clear from the get-go that …read more

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VIDEO | Dana White’s Plan is for Khabib Nurmagomedov to Fight Tony Ferguson Next

It looks like Khabib Nurmagomedov’s convincing and violent marketing campaign has paid off. He was talking to Dana White in between dominating Edson Barboza at UFC 219, even waiting on …read more

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Nurmagomedov's UFC 219 gets attention of champ McGregor

It may have taken a few days, but Khabib Nurmagomedov’s domination of Edson Barboza at UFC 219 did indeed catch the eye of the current lightweight champion Conor McGregor.

That Dagestani …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov welcomes his little brother to the UFC

Abubakar Nurmagomedov will make his UFC debut in February at a UFC Fight Night in Belem, Brazil. As if one Nurmagomedov wasn’t enough for the UFC roster to deal with, …read more

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Daniel Cormier: No single punch from Conor McGregor can knockout Khabib Nurmagomedov

Daniel Cormier is undoubtedly one of the biggest Khabib Nurmagomedov cheerleaders around, as the American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) captain sees just what “The Eagle” brings to the table, day in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Would Fight Conor McGregor for Free

Fighting Conor McGregor might be a “red panty night” for everybody else on the UFC roster but that doesn’t seem to matter much to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The undefeated Russian moved his …read more

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Cormier on McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov: It’s going to take more than a punch to KO Khabib

Daniel Cormier talks about the potential match-up between teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor might have one of the best knockout ratios in the sport, but UFC light …read more

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VIDEO | Joe Rogan talks about Tony Ferguson’s angry tweet at him for praising Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov dazzled a lot of people with his performance over Edson Barboza at UFC 219. Although a few people including Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson were not so impressed …read more

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VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Spit Fire to Dana White in the Parking Lot After UFC 219

Imagine watching Khabib Nurmagomedov dominating arguably the most dangerous striker in the lightweight division. Not only that, but somehow he’s talking to you while he’s doing it. Now imagine that …read more

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Live Chat: UFC 219 in review, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor in Tweets and more

This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.
Today on the live chat (the first of 2018!), we’ll go over all of the results from UFC 219. What to make of Cris …read more

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Khabib Is No Longer the Only Nurmagomedov in the UFC!

After UFC 219, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been all the rage when it comes to the hottest of MMA discussions. It doesn’t hurt that after such an impressive victory, he and …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: Khabib Nurmagomedov looked new and improved at UFC 219

After UFC 219, just how good is Khabib Nurmagomedov? Does he run over every other lightweight including Tony Ferguson and Conor McGregor? If not, why not? And how did he …read more

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Watch out, lightweight division: Khabib Nurmagomedov is targeting three fights in 2018

After long absences due to a variety of injuries and mishaps, Khabib is ready to turn right around and get back into another fight. Last Saturday was the first time …read more

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VIDEO | Joe Rogan and Jimmy Smith Praise Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 219 Performance

He’s back and everyone is terrified. Khabib Nurmagomedov made weight with no problems and went in there to take on arguably his biggest challenge yet in Edson Barboza. His performance …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Brother Wants His Shot in the UFC

Khabib Nurmagomedov might be the most terrifying fighter in the UFC lightweight division right now and he has a younger brother just champing at the bit to join him.
Abubakar Nurmagomedov …read more

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Conor McGregor predicted Khabib Nurmagomedov would be UFC champ in 2015

Prior to his fight with Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor predicted that he would fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title. Back in 2015, in the lead-up to Conor McGregor’s …read more

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UFC rankings update: Khabib Nurmagomedov bursts onto pound-for-pound list

Now that UFC 219 is in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated its official rankings to reflect the results of the card.
The most notable changes to the UFC rankings …read more

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VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s Made a Surprising Prediction About Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2015

Throwback to 2015 when Conor McGregor predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would one day have the Lightweight title. pic.twitter.com/pzJT9U6WoR
— UFC India (@UFCIndia) December 31, 2017

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Conor McGregor to Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I Slaughter Your Pets, Wear Them As Coats’

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor appears to be ready to get back into action. McGregor took note of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win – and subsequent comments he made – on social …read more

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Here’s that video of Khabib Nurmagomedov yelling at Dana White during UFC 219 massacre of Edson Barboza

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is charged with running the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, so as you might expect, he’s probably a hard man to …read more

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Opinion: UFC should go big in 2018, have Khabib fight McGregor & Ferguson in one night

Could a one-night, lightweight tournament take the UFC to new heights in 2018? “Conor and Tony are nothing,” Khabib Nurmagomedov said after making mincemeat of Edson Barboza at UFC 219 …read more

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Latest UFC rankings update: Cris Cyborg, Khabib Nurmagomedov shake up pound-for-pound list

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the pay-per-view (PPV) market last weekend with the UFC 219: “Cyborg vs. Holm” mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which took place on Sat. night …read more

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Daniel Cormier predicts outcome of possible Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor fight

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 219, Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov picked up yet another dominant win, violating the dangerous Edson Barboza for three, …read more

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