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Dustin Poirier breaks down Khabib Nurmagomedov fight, ‘Against all odds, I’ll get it done’

The next UFC lightweight title bout is expected to be a big one as the new interim champion, ‘The Diamond,’ Dustin Poirier looks to try and dethrone the unbeaten king …read more

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11 Conor McGregor quotes that will always stand out

Former UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor just found a way to turn his submission loss to rival Khabib Nurmagomedov into a win.
“The Notorious” is one of the greatest talkers in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov cleared for UFC 242 after teammates receive reduced suspensions

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is likely to be confirmed for a fight with interim titleholder Dustin Poirier for the UFC 242 headliner on Sept. 7 in Abu Dhabi following …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Releases Statement Regarding Reduced Suspensions for Teammates

An official announcement of the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title unification bout between current king Khabib Nurmagomedov and newly-crowned interim ace Dustin Poirier is imminent after the reduced sanctions handed …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz Thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Fight Georges St-Pierre Later This Year

All signs point to Khabib Nurmagomedov defending his lightweight title at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September. There, the expectation is that he will take on the interim lightweight …read more

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Manager: Khabib will fight GSP in 2019 ‘if all goes to plan’

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team is still expecting a fight against Georges St-Pierre, who announced his retirement in February. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov may return to action sooner than expected, …read more

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McGregor reveals injury, strategy that led to his UFC 229 loss

Conor McGregor spoke in detail about what he felt were some major factors that led to his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 last October. Conor McGregor’s return …read more

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Today on the show, we’ll discuss Conor McGregor speaking out about the Khabib Nurmagomedov brawl, BKFC’s style of promotion, UFC Rochester’s fallout and more.
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Is Conor McGregor making the UFC rethink Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier title fight?

A significant level of discomfort must be setting in for UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier. There has yet to be an official word on his pending undisputed championship fight …read more

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Nevada commission shortens suspensions of Khabib’s teammates

The suspensions of two of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammates have been reduced to aid a possible title fight booking between Khabib and Dustin Poirier. The UFC wants to book Khabib Nurmagomedov’s …read more

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Beat Poirier, Face St-Pierre In Late 2019

After the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) agreed to lessen the suspensions of two of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammates for their part in the UFC 229 post-fight brawl (details here), the …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Conor McGregor reveals that strategy issues plagued his performance against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor returned to the Octagon at UFC 229 this past October to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the promotions lightweight title.
Ultimately, the fight didn’t go the Irishman’s way as …read more

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Conor McGregor Goes In-Depth On Injury Before UFC 229

Conor McGregor has detailed an injury he suffered ahead of UFC 229. Back in Oct. 2018, McGregor challenged Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title. McGregor was the 155-pound ruler, …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to teammates getting reduced suspensions

This afternoon, the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided to reduce the year-long suspensions of Zubaira Tukhugov and Abubakar Nurmagomedov by 35 days, meaning both men will be able to fight …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov teammates receive reduced suspensions ahead of UFC 242

Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team are ready to return.
At a meeting of the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday, fighters Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov saw their suspensions reduced by 35 …read more

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NSAC reduces brawl ban for Khabib's teammates

Two teammates of Khabib Nurmagomedov had their one-year suspensions shortened by 35 days, which would help the UFC strike a deal with the lightweight champ for a September fight vs. …read more

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Khabib’s Teammates Get Sanctions Reduced For UFC 229 Brawl

It looks like we’re one step closer to hearing the official word on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s presence at UFC 242. Back in Oct. 2018, Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor to retain his …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov teammates get suspensions reduced

Reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vowed that he would not return to the Octagon until his teammates Zubaira Tukhugov and Abubakar Nurmagomedov were cleared to fight again. Given that …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov's teammates see suspensions reduced, clearing way for UFC 242 booking

One last hurdle in booking Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier has been cleared.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission today approved a 35-day reduction in the current suspensions of Abubakar Nurmagomedov and …read more

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Conor McGregor details injury, strategy issues that plagued him in Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

Conor McGregor still hopes to avenge his last loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov after identifying a myriad of problems that plagued him in their first fight when the met this past …read more

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Dustin Poirier makes prediction for Ferguson vs. Cerrone fight

Dustin Poirier will get the next crack at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Barring a shakeup courtesy of Conor McGregor, the next title shot beyond that will likely go to …read more

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Dustin Poirier: 'I can beat anybody in the world,' and Khabib Nurmagomedov is next

A shiny UFC belt and key to the city of Lafayette, La., are now in Dustin Poirier’s possession. So, yeah, life has changed since April 13.
That was the night Poirier, …read more

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Dustin Poirier updates on potential UFC 242 fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

When Dustin Poirier defeated Max Holloway to win the interim lightweight title at UFC 236, he earned himself the opportunity to unify his new title with the undisputed lightweight belt …read more

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Conor McGregor relives UFC 229 brawl, underlines interest in Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch 

Conor McGregor gave his first detailed account of what transpired at the UFC 229 post-fight brawl from his point of view in a recent interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins. …read more

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McGregor provides detailed account of UFC 229 brawl

Conor McGregor gives his side of the story of what happened during the infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl between his team and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s camp. UFC 229 may forever …read more

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McGregor on Khabib melee: 'This war is not over'

Conor McGregor, in a recently released interview with self-help guru Tony Robbins, opened up about his postfight melee with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team at UFC 229 in October and said “it’s …read more

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McGregor on Khabib melee: 'This war is not over'

Conor McGregor, in a recently released interview with self-help guru Tony Robbins, opened up about his postfight melee with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team and said “it’s on them” if a rematch …read more

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Conor McGregor gives Tony Robbins detailed account of UFC 229 melee

The lightweight title fight that actually took place at UFC 229 went to Khabib Nurmagomedov. But “the real fight,” as Conor McGregorcalls it, went his way.
In an extended conversation with …read more

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Conor McGregor Gives His Account of the UFC 229 Post Fight Brawl

It’s been more than seven months since Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon to do battle with Khabib Nurmagomedov but that simmering rivalry has never died down. A rematch between …read more

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Conor McGregor gives detailed account of UFC 229 brawl, calls for Khabib rematch

Shortly after Conor McGregor was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229, a wild brawl began between his and the Russian’s teams.
Punches were thrown inside and …read more

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Manager says Conor McGregor could earn Khabib rematch with one win

All signs point to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov taking on the interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier next. The fight is expected to take place at UFC 242 in Abu …read more

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Javier Mendez says McGregor is still Khabib’s biggest threat: ‘His boxing is special’

“And finally [the] number one contender for me is still Conor. His boxing is special, that’s his chance.” Many fans think Khabib Nurmagomedov is a terrible stylistic matchup for Conor …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach believes Conor McGregor is still his biggest threat

Despite UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov rolling over Conor McGregor at UFC 229 last October, the champ’s coach believes that the Irishman is still Nurmagomedov’s biggest threat.
Nurmagomedov took McGregor down …read more

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McGregor Remains Only True Threat To Khabib Era

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is expected to make his next title defense against newly-crowned interim titleholder, Dustin Poirier, at the upcoming UFC 242 pay-per-view (PPV) …read more

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Coach Javier Mendez Believes McGregor Still Poses The Biggest Threat To Nurmagomedov

Given the relative ease with which Khabib Nurmagomedov has dispatched every foe the Ultimate Fighting Championship has placed in front of him in the last five years, it’s natural to …read more

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Morning Report: Javier Mendez thinks Conor McGregor is still the most dangerous threat for Khabib Nurmagomedov

At UFC 226, Khabib Nurmagomedov solidified his hold on the lightweight title, submitting former champion Conor McGregor with a fourth-round neck crank. It had been a dominant performance from Nurmagomedov …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov coach ranks most dangerous opponents for lightweight champ

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov looks more and more like an unbeatable fighter every time he steps into the cage. The Dagestani champion is 27-0 overall — the mark of …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 10: Davi Ramos wants to see if Khabib Nurmagomedov can handle his jiu-jitsu

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Davi Ramos def. Austin Hubbard at UFC on ESPN+ 10: Best photos

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Davi Ramos beat Austin Hubbard with a unanimous decision Saturday night to open the main card …read more

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Javier Mendez Assesses Potential Opponents For Khabib Nurmagomedov

Renowned coach Javier Mendez has taken the time to assess potential opponents for Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov is expected to take on Dustin Poirier in an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title …read more

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Quote: Khabib Is In For ‘A World Of Sh*t’ If He Gets Tired Against Poirier

The head honcho of a top mixed martial arts gym believes Khabib Nurmagomedov’s gas tank must be full for five rounds against Dustin Poirier. Nurmagomedov and Poirier are expected to …read more

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ATT owner believes if Khabib Nurmagomedov gets tired against Dustin Poirier he ‘is in for a world of sh*t’

Dustin Poirier has had a crazy road to get to a title shot. The 30-year-old had fought the very best of both the featherweight and lightweight divisions before getting an …read more

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Khabib breaks bread with Kadyrov during Ramadan

The UFC champion once again accepted an invitation to meet with the Chechen dictator. On Saturday evening, UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov accepted an invitation to attend an iftar …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor Will Always Have A Problem With Nurmagomedov's Wrestling

While Conor McGregor continues to push for a rematch against lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ultimate Fighting Championship color commentator Joe Rogan maintains that one of the main dynamics of their …read more

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A case for why the UFC should not book the Khabib vs. McGregor rematch 

Karim Zidan delves into the variety of reasons why the UFC should not book a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. When Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor by …read more

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Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor Is Always Going To Have A Problem With Khabib

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan believes Conor McGregor will continue to have issues with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Back in Oct. 2018, Nurmagomedov defended his UFC lightweight title against …read more

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Joe Rogan on Conor McGregor: ‘He’s always going to have a problem with Khabib’

Conor McGregor will always have a problem with Khabib Nurmagomedov, according to Joe Rogan.
The UFC commentator and comedian invited Lex Fridman, an AI research scientist, onto his Joe Rogan Experience …read more

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‘Come on boss’: Silva pleads with Dana to book superfight against McGregor

“Come on boss. Give the show for the fans, give this show for the big fans of the UFC.” Both before and after Conor McGregor’s loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov, ‘The …read more

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Kayla Harrison likes her chances against Khabib Nurmagomedov in a Judo match

When it comes to Judo players in MMA, there is no one better right now than PFL lightweight, Kayla Harrison.

The undefeated 3-0 American Top Team product is a two-time Olympic …read more

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Dana White Provides Update on Conor McGregor’s UFC Future

Dana White remains optimistic that the UFC’s biggest star will be returning to competition sooner than later. Following his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, Conor McGregor’s MMA career …read more

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Romero Vs Costa Rebooked For UFC 241

Let’s try this again.
Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa, which is quickly becoming the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson of the middleweight division, is once again on the books. Where and …read more

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Askren Is The New McGregor, Deal With It

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, proved that former division kingpin, Conor McGregor, was all bark and no bite after handily defeating “Notorious” at the UFC 229 pay-per-view …read more

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Conor McGregor Tweets & Deletes Insults At Team Khabib

Conor McGregor took another shot at members of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team. McGregor and Nurmagomedov have had quite the feud dating back to 2016. Things escalated to violence outside the Octagon …read more

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Mac Attack! Dagestani ‘Rats’ Stinking Up UFC 242

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is expected to defend his 155-pound title against newly-crowned interim division titleholder, Dustin Poirier, at the upcoming UFC 242 pay-per-view (PPV) event …read more

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Conor McGregor trashes ‘dirty, smelly rats’ Makhachev, Tukhugov and Taisumov

The UFC is headed to Abu Dhabi with UFC 242 on September 7, and a number of top Russian fighters are expected to compete on the card. Khabib Nurmagomedov is …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov plans at least three UFC fights in eight months

By the time he returns to the Octagon, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will have been on the sidelines for the better part of a year. He intends to make …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to fight three times over the next year, including fight with Georges St-Pierre

After sitting out for nearly a year, it sounds like UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking to be very active when he returns.
After winning the UFC lightweight title last …read more

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Khabib’s plan: Two title defenses, then GSP super-fight on April 2020

Khabib is still interested in that super-fight with Georges St-Pierre. It seems like Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t ready to let go of his goal to fight Georges St-Pierre just yet. The …read more

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Khabib wants Georges St-Pierre in April but politics may get in the way

A superfight between Khabib and GSP seems like a no-brainer, but there’s a lot of reasons this fight probably won’t happen. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to return …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov planning busy schedule after suspension — including GSP fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking to remain active once his suspension is up.

The lightweight champion is rumored to be taking on the interim champion, Dustin Poirier, at UFC 242 in …read more

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Agent: Khabib wants 3 fights in next 11 months

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would like to defend his title three times over the next 11 months, his agent told ESPN, with a strong desire to fight Georges St-Pierre …read more

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Donald Cerrone ready for Khabib vs. Poirier winner, would be 'thoroughly disappointed' by snub

OTTAWA, Ontario – Perennial UFC contender Donald Cerrone is optimistic he’ll be called if lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov or interim titleholder Dustin Poirier fall out of UFC 242.
“I should beat …read more

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Video: Al Iaquinta talks Donald Cerrone’s strengths, Khabib, Justin Gaethje and more

OTTAWA — Al Iaquinta speaks to the media at UFC Ottawa about being prepared for a Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch at any time, how his combination of youth and experience will …read more

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Poirier By Fifth-Round Knockout?

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is expected to make a formal announcement at some point in the very near future to make the Dustin Poirier vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov lightweight title unification …read more

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Khabib calls for punishment after police beat an MMA fighter’s father to death

UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has spoken out against the three police officers suspected in the murder of Sulli Yunusilau, the father of MMA fighter Magomed Yunusilau.
According to a report …read more

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Low Down Podcast: Will Khabib Nurmagomedov Return at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Monday announced its return to the Middle East in September with UFC 242, which is likely to be headlined by lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return. …read more

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UFC 242 marks return to Abu Dhabi; Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier likely

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Monday announced its return to the Middle East in September with UFC 242, which is likely to be headlined by lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return.
The …read more

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Al Iaquinta promises a much different outcome if he earns rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Al Iaquinta is finally in a good place as he enters the prime of his career.
Following major knee surgery and a very public spat with the UFC over several issues …read more

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UFC 242 set for September 7 in Abu Dhabi, Khabib Nurmagomedov expected to headline

The octagon will return to Abu Dhabi on September 7 for the promotions UFC 242 event and it is expected that Khabib Nurmagomedov will headline the card.

ESPN’s Brett Okamoto …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Khabib Nurmagomedov grapples with 'street fighting bear'

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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‘I’m Going To Stop His Body From Working’

There was a time when Dustin Poirier wasn’t too sure he’d get a title unification fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov even with a win over Max Holloway. But after “The Diamond” …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov set for UK three-city tour in June

Undefeated UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov will be coming to the UK in June. Khabib Nurmagomedov will touch down on foreign soil when he visits the United Kingdom as part …read more

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11th Annual World MMA Awards voting underway; MMA Junkie and John Morgan nominated

Voting is underway for the 11th Annual World MMA Awards, and Khabib Nurmagomedov, Gegard Mousasi, Dustin Poirier, Daniel Cormier and Aung La N Sang are up for the top honor.
Fighters …read more

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Dustin Poirier unphased by Khabib Nurmagomedov saying he has to ‘maul him’

After taking one of the longer paths to the top, ‘The Diamond,’ Dustin Poirier has stamped his ticket to an undisputed UFC lightweight title fight.

At UFC 236 earlier this month, …read more

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Opinion | Justin Gaethje could be the foil to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s reign of dominance

There is nothing flashy about Justin Gaethje’s style of
fighting—no fancy footwork or slick striking techniques. The former World
Series of Fighting lightweight champion is more of a bite down on a …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov embarking on a three-city UK tour in June

“The Eagle” will be landing in the UK this June. Khabib Nurmagomedov posted on his Instagram account that UFC fans will have the opportunity to meet him from June 11-16. …read more

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UFC Lightweight Al Iaquinta: I Know I’m Ready For Khabib Rematch

Al Iaquinta believes he’ll be better prepared if he got another crack at Khabib Nurmagomedov. Back in April 2018, Iaquinta took on Nurmagomedov on short notice. “Raging” was set to …read more

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Dustin Poirier Responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov Saying He’s Going to ‘Maul’ Him

Dustin Poirier has nothing personal against Khabib Nurmagomedov other than the UFC lightweight title that’s currently wrapped around his waist.
At UFC 236, Poirier solidified his place as Nurmagomedov’s next opponent …read more

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Khabib Set For Special Three-City UK Summer Tour

It looks like UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is set for a special three-city tour of the United Kingdom this summer. “The Eagle” is being advertised as “the Dagestan Prince …read more

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Justin Gaethje On Why He’d Be A ‘Tough Out’ For Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje has confidence in his ability to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder. He has one successful title defense and will …read more

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Khabib Embarks On UK Tour In June

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fans will have the opportunity to meet reigning lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, during a special three-city tour of the United Kingdom taking place from June 11-16, …read more

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Justin Gaethje explains why he is ‘the toughest out’ for Khabib Nurmagomedov

At 27-0, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking more and more like an unbeatable fighter. Yet former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje believes he’s got the …read more

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UFC Executive responds after Khabib Nurmagomedov criticizes St. Petersburg event

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was not happy with the lack of promotion for Saturday’s UFC event in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The undefeated Russian, Khabib, said he would like to see …read more

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UFC exec David Shaw 'respectfully disagrees' with Khabib Nurmagomedov's criticism of UFC St. Petersburg

In the lead-up to UFC on ESPN+ 7, the biggest star in Russian MMA, undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, said that he was disappointed in what he perceived as …read more

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Coach: Poirier’s Win Over Holloway Will ‘Propel Him To Another Level’ Against Khabib

If Dustin Poirier is able to knock off UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway and UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the same calendar year he’ll have to be considered one …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov on Dustin Poirier: “I have to maul him”

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier are expected to square off this September in a lightweight title unification bout.

Poirier became the promotions interim lightweight title holder at last weekend’s UFC …read more

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Khabib Talks Poirier Fight: 'I Have To Maul Him Like I Do With Everybody’

Despite ripping Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for the lackluster promotion of UFC on ESPN+ 7 from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Expects to 'Maul' Dustin Poirier 'Like I Do with Everybody'

After watching Dustin Poirier outlast Max Holloway to claim the interim lightweight title at UFC 236, Khabib Nurmagomedov believes “The Diamond” has earned his shot at a championship unification bout. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov impressed by Dustin Poirier, but will 'maul him like I do with everybody'

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Dustin Poirier def. Max Holloway at UFC 236: Best photos

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes Dustin Poirier has earned his right to unify the UFC lightweight title and is targeting a September clash …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov on Dustin Poirier: ‘I have to maul him, like I do with everybody’

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier does indeed appear to be the next step for the UFC’s lightweight division.
Speaking Saturday on the UFC St. Petersburg post-fight show, Nurmagomedov, the reigning UFC …read more

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Khabib Impressed By Dustin Poirier, Says He Has To Maul Him

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder Khabib Nurmagomedov has respect for Dustin Poirier, but he doesn’t plan on taking it easy when they collide. Nurmagomedov and Poirier are set …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov on Dustin Poirier fight: “I have to maul him, like I do with everybody’

Unlike his last fight against Conor McGregor, there is no bad blood between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier but the reigning UFC lightweight champion predicts a similar outcome.
Nurmagomedov, who is …read more

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Underdog Dustin Poirier ready to pull off big upset against Khabib

Dustin Poirier is ready to pull off yet another upset when he faces Khabib Nurmagomedov in a title unification bout. Just like in the Max Holloway fight, UFC veteran Dustin …read more

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Coach: Poirier’s win over Holloway will ‘propel him to another level’ in Khabib fight

Coach Mike Brown believes we will see an even better Dustin Poirier in his title unification bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov. A lightweight title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin …read more

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Mike Brown reflects on Dustin Poirier’s victory, and offers insight into how to deal with Khabib Nurmagomedov

If anybody knows what it’s like to considered a nowhere man going against a titan of industry, it’s American Top Team’s Mike Brown. A little over ten years ago, Brown …read more

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Khabib criticizes UFC for promotion of UFC St. Petersburg

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t happy about the promotion of the upcoming card in Russia. Khabib Nurmagomedov has criticised the UFC for the promotion of their upcoming card in …read more

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For Overeem, Oleinik and especially UFC, St. Petersburg the place to be

Saturday marks the UFC’s second visit to Russia. Will this card bring us one step closer to seeing undefeated lightweight champion and Dagestani superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov fight in the country? …read more

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Khabib says Poirier ‘won temporary belt,’ looking to unify titles in September

“Poirier won a temporary belt. Temporary. I have a real one.” Dustin Poirier might be holding real UFC gold around his waist, but official champ Khabib Nurmagomedov says ‘The …read more

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Poirier hints at showdown with Khabib: ‘Gonna be a September to remember!’

Dustin Poirier hints that he will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the official UFC lightweight title in September. Maybe UFC interim titles do matter, after all.
Newly-crowned interim UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov criticizes UFC for lack of Russian promotion

This Saturday night on April 20, Saturday morning for everyone stateside, the UFC will return to Russia for their sophomore event in the country.

In September 2018, the UFC debuted in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov talks Dustin Poirier, plans to open multiple ‘Khabib Gyms’ around the world

Current undisputed UFC world lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently serving a suspension he gained following his successful first title defense over Conor McGregor in October 2018 at UFC 229. …read more

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