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Dana White Not Ruling Out Potential September Return For Khabib Nurmagomedov

Dana White says it’s still possible that Khabib Nurmagomedov could return in September but he won’t rush things. Nurmagomedov hasn’t had a bout since Sept. 2019. The UFC lightweight champion …read more

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UFC President Dana White Not Ruling Out Potential September Return For Khabib Nurmagomedov

Dana White says it’s still possible that Khabib Nurmagomedov could return in September but he won’t rush things. Nurmagomedov hasn’t had a bout since Sept. 2019. The UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Dana White says it’s still possible Khabib Nurmagomedov fights in September

UFC president Dana White says it’s still possible Khabib Nurmagomedov fights in September following the death of his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov, the UFC lightweight champion, is set to take …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz emphatically denies reports that Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired

Manager Ali Abdelaziz took to social media this afternoon to shutdown reports that his client Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from MMA. The reigning and undefeated UFC lightweight champion, Nurmagomedov (28-0 …read more

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Dana White: No pressure on Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight so soon after father's death

ABU DHABI – MMA lost one of its most respected figures last week when Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and the patriarch of the sport …read more

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White says UFC are ’leaving Khabib alone’ as he mourns father’s passing

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UFC president Dana White said he feels horrible for lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after the passing of his father. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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UFC Giving Khabib Nurmagomedov Time To Mourn The Loss Of His Father

The UFC brass will not be rushing Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return to the Octagon. Nurmagomedov is the UFC lightweight champion. He’s due for a showdown with interim titleholder Justin Gaethje. Nurmagomedov …read more

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Dana White: ‘We feel horrible’ for Khabib Nurmagomedov, leaving him alone right now

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Khabib Nurmagomedov undoubtedly has a lot on his mind right now in the wake of the tragic death of his father, and the UFC won’t …read more

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Defining Fights: UFC 251's Petr Yan

Surging Russian contender Petr Yan will look to follow in the footsteps of his fellow countryman Khabib Nurmagomedov as he bids to capture UFC championship gold at his first attempt.
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Petr Yan on death of Khabib’s father and Henry Cejudo bowing out | UFC 251 Fight Island

Petr Yan addresses Henry Cejudo bowing out as the UFC bantamweight champion and the death of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father ahead of his championship fight with Jose Aldo for the vacant …read more

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Inspired by Khabib and Poirier, Max Holloway will auction off UFC 251 fight kit for Hawaii Foodbank

ABU DHABI – Following in the footsteps of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will auction off his UFC 251 fight kit for charity after …read more

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Poirier prefers Khabib rematch over McGregor, even without title

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For Dustin Poirier, dealing Khabib Nurmagomedov’s his first loss is far more significant than getting even with Conor McGregor. At this point in his career, …read more

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DC: ‘I don’t know what’s gonna happen’ to Khabib’s career after father’s death

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Daniel Cormier feels uncertain about Khabib Nurmagomedov’s career after the latter’s recent family tragedy. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov always …read more

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Conor McGregor Takes Issue With Dustin Poirier Preferring Khabib Rematch

Conor McGregor is aware of Dustin Poirier’s comments on preferring a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Poirier has shared the Octagon with both the “Notorious” one and “The Eagle.” Poirier was …read more

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Dustin Poirier would prefer Khabib rematch over McGregor rematch, even with no title in play

Dustin Poirier would prefer a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov over a rematch with Conor McGregor, even if there was no UFC title on the line. Poirier fought McGregor in the …read more

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Even with no title on the line, Dustin Poirier would rather rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov over Conor McGregor

Dustin Poirier is out to make history.
Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC), who’s competed against the best lightweights in the sport, has very few blemishes on his record.
Since making his pro …read more

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Tony Ferguson Offers Condolences To Khabib Following Abdulmanap’s Passing

Tony Ferguson has sent kind words Khabib Nurmagomedov’s way following the death of Abdulmanap. Khabib’s father passed away on July 3 at the age of 57. Abdulmanap suffered from complications …read more

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Dustin Poirier shares interesting perspective on fighting without fans in attendance

Dustin Poirier returned to the Octagon last weekend for the first time since suffering a submission loss to reigning lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov. Poirier was matched up with streaking lightweight …read more

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UFC debuts of Khabib’s teammates in question after Abdulnamap’s death

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Umar Nurmagomedov and Tagir Ulanbekov have cancelled their trips to “Fight Island.” Two of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammates have cancelled their flights to …read more

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Daniel Cormier pens lengthy message to Khabib Nurmagomedov following death of his father Abdulmanap

Former two division UFC champion Daniel Cormier sent his good friend and training partner Khabib Nurmagomedov a lengthy message following the death of his father Abdulmanap. Earlier today the tragic …read more

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Tony Ferguson to Khabib after father's death: 'He will be front row' when we hopefully fight

Tony Ferguson has his differences with Khabib Nurmagomedov, but those were put aside for a show of respect after the death of the UFC lightweight champion’s father on Friday.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, …read more

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Tony Ferguson offers condolences to Khabib Nurmagomedov, says Abdulmanap will be front row when they fight

Tony Ferguson has offered his condolences to Khabib Nurmagomedov following the passing of his father, Abdulmanap. It was revealed on Friday that Abdulmanap, who was just 57-years-old, passed away due …read more

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Conor McGregor offers condolences on the loss of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father

Despite their bitter rivalry, former dual-division champion Conor McGregor on Friday offered his condolences on the loss of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father.
Khabib and McGregor have a sordid past …read more

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Conor McGregor offers condolences following death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor has a long, storied rivalry with the Nurmagomedov family.
On Friday, news surfaced that family patriarch Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, died in Moscow following …read more

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Conor McGregor Speaks On Passing Of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Father

Conor McGregor is aware of the passing of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and has weighed in on the loss. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov fell ill from complications of COVID-19. While Abdulmanap made progress …read more

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Conor McGregor, UFC fighters honor memory of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was respected not only as the dad and coach of his famous son, but for his impact on MMA in general. …read more

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Conor McGregor comments on death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor has issued a brief statement on the death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of his arch nemesis Khabib Nurmagomedov. Abdulmanap died in a Moscow hospital this week, succumbing …read more

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UFC fighters, coaches honor memory of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was respected not only as the dad and coach of his famous son, but for his impact on MMA in general. …read more

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Report: Russian president Vladimir Putin calls Khabib Nurmagomedov to offer 'deepest condolences' on father's death

Russian President Vladimir Putin has paid his respects to the Nurmagomedov family.
According to a report by RT Sport on Friday, the Russian president called UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to …read more

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Justin Gaethje Sends Kind Message To Khabib Following Abdulmanap’s Passing

Interim UFC lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has sent kind words Khabib Nurmagomedov’s way during this difficult time. Khabib’s father, Abdulmanap, passed away at the age of 57. Abdulmanap couldn’t recover …read more

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Father of UFC's Nurmagomedov dies in Moscow

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and trainer of UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov who was diagnosed with coronavirus in May and had also undergone heart surgery, has died. …read more

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Russian President Vladimir Putin called Khabib Nurmagomedov after his father’s death

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to offer his condolences on the passing of Khabib’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.
Abdulmanap was hospitalized with pneumonia-like symptoms in …read more

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Justin Gaethje sends message to opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov after father’s death

Justin Gaethje has sent a warm message to his next opponent, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, whose father Abdulmanap passed away this week. Abdulmanap died in a Moscow hospital this …read more

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Outpouring of support for Khabib Nurmagomedov following his father’s death

There was an outpouring of support for Khabib Nurmagomedov on Friday following the passing of his father. Among the first to issue his condolences was upcoming opponent Justin Gaethje.
Khabib’s father, …read more

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Khabib’s father dies at age 57 from COVID-19 complications 

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov passed away last night following complications from the coronavirus. He was 57 years old. Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and …read more

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MMA world mourns Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov’s death

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at 57 years old. See how the MMA world reacted to …read more

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UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father dies following COVID-19 complications

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, has passed away from complications stemming from his contracting COVID-19. Abdulmanap was 57 years of age.
Abdulmanap was hospitalized with pneumonia-like symptoms in …read more

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Conor McGregor’s Coach John Kavanagh Reacts To Passing Of Khabib’s Father

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh has responded to the news of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov’s passing. RT Sport reported that Abdulmanap, father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, passed away at the …read more

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Father of UFC Lightweight Champ, Dead at 57 of COVID-19 Complications

The father of Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and a prominent figure in combat sports in his native Dagestan has passed away in Moscow at age 57. …read more

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Reports: Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father, dies from COVID-19 complications

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at …read more

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MMA community pays tribute to Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at 57. The renowned trainer, who also coached a number of other combat sports notables, passed away …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov's father, Abdulmanap, dies following battle with COVID-19 - reports

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died, according to reports emanating from Russia Friday morning. He was 57 years old.
In April Nurmagomedov Sr. was initially admitted to …read more

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, dies of COVID-19 complications

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died COVID-19 complications. He was 57 years old. News of Nurmagomedov’s death was first reported by Russian news …read more

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Dustin Poirier remains confident in quest for undisputed title: “I know that I can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov”

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is still confident that he has what it takes to dethrone undefeated 155lbs champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. ‘The Diamond’ and ‘The Eagle’ originally squared …read more

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Kung Fu Gripe

Jazwares launches collectible action figure line featuring UFC champion fighters Donald Cerrone, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, and Max Holloway. | Jazwares

It didn’t work for …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reportedly earned $16.5 million in 2019-2020, including $10 million for Dustin Poirier fight

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was reportedly Russia’s “most successful” celebrity or athlete under 40 with $16.5 million earned in 2019-2020. Forbes reported that Nurmagomedov totaled $16.5 million in earnings …read more

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Dustin Poirier Wants to ‘Stay in Love with the Sport’ Following UFC on ESPN 12 Triumph

Following a disheartening third-round submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight championship bout at UFC 242, Dustin Poirier endured the longest layoff of his professional MMA career. …read more

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Poirier: Gaethje can give Khabib problems if he ‘can keep the fight in the middle of the Octagon’

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Dustin Poirier gives his take on the upcoming lightweight title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. Dustin Poirier is going to be …read more

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Dustin Poirier Not Interested In Picking Favorites For Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje

Dustin Poirier doesn’t have a favorite going into the UFC lightweight title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. Nurmagomedov holds the UFC lightweight championship, while Gaethje is the …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains how Justin Gaethje could give Khabib Nurmagomedov problems in their fight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Any time the lightweight title is on the line, Dustin Poirier has a vested interest but he’ll be keeping a very close eye on the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Intrigued By Khabib Matchup, Says UFC Would Have To Work For It

Jorge Masvidal says he has interest in a bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov is the UFC lightweight champion. He’s targeting a return to the Octagon in September. If all goes …read more

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Jorge Masvidal “a hundred percent” interested in fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal says he’s interested in a potential fight with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Masvidal discussed the possibility of a fight with Nurmagomedov during a Q&A …read more

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Jorge Masvidal willing to fight UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in return to lightweight

Jorge Masvidal has been locked in a war with the UFC over negotiating his next fight, but said recently that he’d be willing to return to lightweight for the challenge …read more

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Conor McGregor Thinks COVID-19 Diagnosis For Khabib’s Father Was A ‘Cover-Up’

Conor McGregor continues to make things personal with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s family. It’s no secret that things have gotten ugly between McGregor and the Nurmagomedov family. “The Eagle” submitted McGregor back …read more

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Conor McGregor believes Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father’s battle with Covid-19 was a “cover up”

Despite his recent retirement announcement the beef between Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov remains alive and well. ‘Notorious’ and ‘The Eagle’ collided for the promotions lightweight world …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov provides update on Father’s health: “The coronavirus is gone, but the infection has left consequences”

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov still isn’t out of the woods when it comes to his ongoing health battle. The father and trainer of the UFC lightweight champion was hospitalized …read more

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Dan Hooker ‘leaning’ towards Justin Gaethje beating Khabib Nurmagomedov as he targets winner

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The biggest test of Dan Hooker‘s career awaits on Saturday night when he faces former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier in the main event of …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov gives update: Father COVID-free, but 'condition is still serious'

Despite being COVID-19-free, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov is still in intensive care, says his son, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Every day, Khabib visits Abdulmanap, who remains hooked up to machines and cannot …read more

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Javier Mendez: Khabib’s father ‘no longer ill with COVID-19’ 

The renowned coach claims that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap, has recovered from his COVID-19 diagnosis but remains in hospital due to complications from heart surgery. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov — …read more

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Morning Report: Alexander Volkanovski interested in fight against ‘one of the GOATs’, Khabib Nurmagomedov

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Alexander Volkanovski won the UFC featherweight championship with an immaculate performance against Max Holloway at UFC 245. “The Great” will have to do it again …read more

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Alex Volkanovski Believes He’d Have Success Against Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski thinks he’d give lightweight title holder Khabib Nurmagomedov a run for his money. Volkanovski and Nurmagomedov are on different paths, at least in the immediate …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski open to a superfight with “one of the GOATs” Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski said that he is open to a superfight against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Volkanovski is set to defend his belt against former champ Max …read more

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Gaethje Split Open By Errant Head Butt

Good thing Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) doesn’t plan on booking Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje until later this year, because “The Highlight” was recently sidelined with a nasty cut below …read more

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Justin Gaethje shares nasty chin gash photo after head butt in training

Justin Gaethje’s preparation for his UFC lightweight title unification bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov is underway, and the interim champ already has a war wound to show for it.
Gaethje (22-2 MMA, …read more

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Gaethje: I’d Take McGregor To Hell, KO Him

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim Lightweight champion, Justin Gaethje, is in line to face division champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, later this year in a highly-anticipated …read more

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Photo | Justin Gaethje suffers nasty gash from headbutt in training

Justin Gaethje has been practicing his wrestling ahead of his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov and has suffered a nasty cut in the process. Gaethje, who is expected to battle Nurmagomedov …read more

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Gaethje: McGregor ‘definitely comes back’ to fight me for UFC title

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Justin Gaethje is confident his first title defense will be against Conor McGregor, should Gaethje dethrone reigning champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Justin Gaethje has had …read more

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Flashback fight: Watch Tony Ferguson brutally stop Cowboy Cerrone at UFC 238

Tony Ferguson brutalized Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 238 to earn his shot at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 249. The title fight never happened, as the match-up …read more

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Justin Gaethje Believes Conor McGregor Will Return if He Defeats Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje has a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov in his future, but if he becomes the undisputed lightweight king, a date with Conor McGregor could loom. …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz Suggests Two Marquee Bouts For Conor McGregor

Well-known MMA manager, Ali Abdelaziz has suggested two high-profile bouts for Conor McGregor. Abdelaziz, who manages UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champion Justin Gaethje, has insisted that only …read more

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Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje likely to headline Abu Dhabi card after ‘Fight Island’

Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin/MMAFIGHTING

After an initial run of “Fight Island” events in Abu Dhabi, UFC President Dana White expects a title unifier between champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and …read more

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Umar Nurmagomedov vs. Nathaniel Wood slated for July 25 on Fight Island

Umar Nurmagomedov (12-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), cousin of the well-known UFC lightweight undisputed champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, is finally set for his big stage debut. Welcoming Nurmagomedov into the Octagon is …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father ‘improving’ following surgery and COVID-19 complications

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, has been in the hospital for the past couple of months dealing with issues that put him in critical condition. He has …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov pumps up Justin Gaethje ahead of title fight

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is making sure his fans are well acquainted with his next opponent, Justin Gaethje. At this stage, most fight fans who haven’t been living under …read more

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Morning Report: Ali Abdelaziz says Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father is ‘improving’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, was hospitalized last month with a serious heart condition. According to reports, Abdulmanap underwent …read more

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Khabib-Gaethje Title Fight Targeted For UF 253 On Sept. 19

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A Lightweight title unification bout between division king, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and interim title holder, Justin Gaethje, is reportedly being targeted for September 19, 2020. …read more

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Report: Father of UFC Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘Improving’ in Moscow Hospital

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, is making positive progress after being hospitalized in Moscow last month. …read more

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Father of UFC's Khabib 'progressing,' per manager

UFC superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, is “progressing” in a Moscow hospital, his manager told ESPN on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been training regularly for an anticipated fight …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje Reported For UFC 253

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje will unify the lightweight at UFC 253 on September 19. Combate was first to report the news of the fight being targeted for the event. …read more

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Dana White: ‘The best thing’ for Conor McGregor is waiting for Khabib vs. Gaethje winner

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If Conor McGregor wants to wait to fight the winner of the lightweight title unification fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje, it appears that …read more

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Dana White Doubles Down On Belief That McGregor Should Wait For Khabib vs. Gaethje Winner

UFC president Dana White is sticking to his belief that Conor McGregor should wait for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje to play out. Back in May, Gaethje went one-on-one with …read more

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Dana White says the “smartest move” for Conor McGregor is to wait and fight the winner of Nurmagomedov-Gaethje

Dana White believes Conor McGregor should wait to fight the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje for his next scrap. Ever since McGregor knocked out Donald Cerrone in 40 …read more

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Justin Gaethje Discusses Key To Defeating Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje believes he knows what he must do to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov. Gaethje is set for a UFC lightweight title unification bout with Nurmagomedov later this year. “The Highlight” …read more

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Justin Gaethje explains key to beating Khabib Nurmagomedov

New UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has a huge task on his hands: defeat undefeated lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov. Speaking on a recent episode of the Joe Rogan Experience, …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz suggests that MMA media journalists are “the weakest people on earth”

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz has labeled the MMA media as the “weakest people on earth”. The Dominance MMA boss—responsible for athletes such as Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justing Gaethje—has called out …read more

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Justin Gaethje wouldn't trade Khabib title fight for Conor McGregor money fight

Justin Gaethje has his eyes on the champ and no one else.
The UFC interim lightweight champion wants to unify his title with the promotion’s undisputed 155-pound champion Khabib Nurmagomedov more …read more

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UFC signs Khabib Nurmagomedov's training partner Tagir Ulanbekov

Another member of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team has been added to the UFC roster.
Russian flyweight Tagir Ulanbekov, a training partner of the UFC lightweight champion, has signed with the promotion. The …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reflects on one of his most dominant UFC wins

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov recently took a moment to reflect on his jaw-droppingly dominant victory over Abel Trujillo, which occurred seven years ago today, at UFC 160. Nurmagomedov defeated …read more

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Conor McGregor explains why Khabib Nurmagomedov didn’t get a spot on his MMA GOAT list

Conor McGregor has explained why he doesn’t consider the lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, to be one of the GOATs of MMA. Last week, the Irish superstar ranked top MMA fighters, …read more

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Jon Jones thanks Khabib Nurmagomedov for backing him up in GOAT feud with Conor McGregor

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones thanked UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for backing him up in his GOAT feud with Conor McGregor. On Saturday, McGregor posted a list of …read more

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Jon Jones, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz dispute Conor McGregor’s GOAT rankings

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Conor McGregor started a global debate on Saturday that began with fans and media members before making its way to the fighters—including a pair of …read more

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Jon Jones was not happy with Nate Diaz proclaiming himself the “Real Goat”

The topic of MMA GOAT rankings was brought up by Conor McGregor today and spawned reactions from Jon Jones, Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor had released his current “GOAT …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz, Jon Jones take umbrage with Conor McGregor's GOAT rankings

Conor McGregor’s “GOAT thread” on Twitter was the talk of the MMA world Saturday, and it ruffled the feathers of some key rivals.
McGregor ranked his top four MMA fighters of …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov absolutely unloads on Conor McGregor over MMA GOAT rankings

The trend of fellow fighters unloading on Conor McGregor for his recent MMA GOAT rankings continued this evening with Khabib Nurmagomedov. The promotions undefeated lightweight world champion, Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA), …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father placed in a medically-induced coma due to COVID-19

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, has been put into a medically induced coma in Moscow. The news was confirmed by the champion’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz …read more

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