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UFC 262 Complete Highlights! Watch What Happened At ‘Oliveira Vs. Chandler’

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The vacant UFC lightweight title left behind by Khabib Nurmagomedov will be up for grabs later tonight (Sat., May …read more

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Posted on May 15, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Chimaev and Kadyrov call out Khabib

Khamzat Chimaev at the UFC APEX last September. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

All might not be well between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Ramzan Kadyrov’s …read more

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UFC 262: Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler -- Expert analysis and predictions, plus how to watch and stream

Oliveira and Chandler will fight it out on Saturday for the UFC lightweight title left vacant by the retirement of Khabib Nurmagomedov. …read more

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Watch the UFC 262 ceremonial weigh-ins live

UFC 262 will crown a new lightweight champion following the retirement of Khabib Nurmagomedov. Top contender Charles Oliveira squares off with former Bellator champion Michael Chandler in the main event. …read more

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UFC 262 Weigh-in Results: Oliveira, Chandler Cleared for Title Tilt; Bontorin Heavy

A new Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion will be crowned after the unstoppable Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped away from the sport last year. …read more

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Video: Will the Charles Oliveira-Michael Chandler winner be the true UFC lightweight champ?

The lightweight title is up for grabs Saturday in the UFC 262 main event, but there is a unique circumstance around it.
Khabib Nurmagomedov vacated the title when he retired, undefeated, …read more

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McGregor calls Khabib homophobic in latest rant

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov between rounds at UFC 229. | Photo by Hans Gutknecht/Digital First Media/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

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Posted on May 8, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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Usman Believes Fight Against Khabib Would Be Biggest in UFC History

Kamaru Usman knows if he were to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, it would be one of the biggest bouts in UFC history. Both Usman and Nurmagomedov are/were dominant champions and considered …read more

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Usman Believes Fight Against Khabib Would Be Biggest in UFC History

Kamaru Usman knows if he were to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, it would be one of the biggest bouts in UFC history. Both Usman and Nurmagomedov are/were dominant champions and considered …read more

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Kamaru Usman Believes Bout vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Would Be ‘The Biggest Fight In UFC History’

Kamaru Usman knows if he were to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, it would be one of the biggest bouts in UFC history. Both Usman and Nurmagomedov are/were dominant champions and considered …read more

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Kamaru Usman Believes Bout vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Would Be ‘The Biggest Fight In UFC History’

Kamaru Usman knows if he were to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, it would be one of the biggest bouts in UFC history. Both Usman and Nurmagomedov are/were dominant champions and considered …read more

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Kamaru Usman says Khabib Nurmagomedov matchup “would be the biggest fight in UFC history,” but he’s lost faith in it happening

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman believes that a matchup against Khabib Nurmagomedov would be the biggest fight in UFC history. Usman picked up his 14th straight win this past Saturday …read more

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Ferguson Won’t Let Retired Khabib Off The Hook: ‘Quit Running’

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Tony Ferguson is not going to let Khabib Nurmagomedov off the hook even if the former …read more

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Tony Ferguson tells Khabib Nurmagomedov to “quit running” and “sign on the dotted line”

Tony Ferguson is still chasing the Khabib Nurmagomedov fight. Ferguson and Nurmagomedov have been scheduled to fight each other five times but due to fluke injuries, botched weight cuts, and …read more

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Tony Ferguson Believes Khabib Fight Is Getting Closer To Happening

Tony Ferguson believes that the seemingly cursed fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov is still not quite dead yet. A fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will go down as arguably …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says Islam Mamedov has signed with Bellator, targeting July debut

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is moving into the breaking news game.
Nurmagomedov on Thursday told MMA Junkie that Bellator has inked PFL and WSOF veteran Islam Mamedov (19-1-1 MMA, …read more

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Manager: Khabib Will ‘Smash John Cena’s Face’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired from mixed martial arts (MMA), walking away from …read more

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Georges St-Pierre calls Khabib Nurmagomedov the “scariest” pound-for-pound fighter in the world

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre called former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov the “scariest” pound-for-pound fighter in the world. St-Pierre and Nurmagomedov were widely connected for a potential fight between two …read more

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Georges St-Pierre tells Joe Rogan he would have returned for Khabib

It has been more than three years since Georges St-Pierre set foot in the Octagon. He is now retired. So is former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

But there was a …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov dubs Zabit Magomedsharipov “the best featherweight in the world”

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov dubbed fellow Russian Zabit Magomedsharipov as “the best featherweight in the world.” Nurmagomedov recently retired from mixed martial arts, giving up the UFC’s 155lbs …read more

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Magomed Magomedov ready for a top-five opponent after Khabib-influenced Bellator 255 win

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Khabib Nurmagomedov’s influence was felt at Bellator 255 beyond just the cousin who shares his last name.
Magomed Magomedov (18-1 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) closed out the preliminary card at …read more

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Watch Poirier and Diaz grapple with jacked 300-pounders

Dustin Poirier before he fought Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Two top UFC stars recently …read more

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Bellator 255 results: Usman Nurmagomedov wins unanimous decision in Bellator debut

Usman Nurmagomedov got the job done in his Bellator debut.
The lightweight, a cousin of former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, outpointed Mike Hamel on Friday for a unanimous decision on …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov shares his honest thoughts about Dana White: “Sometimes he is nice, sometimes he is not nice”

Khabib Nurmagomedov shares his honest thoughts about UFC president Dana White, saying that “sometimes he is nice, sometimes he is not nice.” “The Eagle” recently announced his retirement from MMA …read more

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Fergie Shut Down Over Tiramisu Talk

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It’s been more than four years since Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to withdraw from his interim lightweight title fight against …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wishes Tony Ferguson well at UFC 262: 'Even though you look like a sh*t'

Khabib Nurmagomedov finally responded to Tony Ferguson’s frequent messages about a fight between them going down sometime in the future.
Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) and Ferguson (25-5 MMA, 15-3 UFC) …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov roasts Tony Ferguson for continuously calling him out after retirement

Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a shot at Tony Ferguson. Ever since they were first booked to fight one another, Ferguson has been trash-talking Nurmagomedov. Then, after the lightweight champ retired …read more

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Khabib Felt Sadness After Lightweight Title Was Vacated

It was not easy for Khabib Nurmagomedov to walk away from the sport with the UFC lightweight championship removed from his waist. The UFC lightweight championship is officially vacated after …read more

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Khabib Felt Sadness After Lightweight Title Was Vacated

It was not easy for Khabib Nurmagomedov to walk away from the sport with the UFC lightweight championship removed from his waist. The UFC lightweight championship is officially vacated after …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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With Khabib in corner, Abubakar Nurmagomedov earns dominant UFC 260 win

With his brother Khabib Nurmagomedov in his corner, Abubakar Nurmagomedov picked up his first UFC victory Saturday.
At UFC 260, Nurmagomedov (15-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) dominated a fellow promotional sophomore, Jared …read more

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Dana White explains why Miesha Tate is returning and Khabib Nurmagomedov and Ronda Rousey never will

Ronda Rousey faces Miesha Tate in the UFC 168 co-main event. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is returning to …read more

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Justin Gaethje Feels Disrespected By Dana White & The UFC

Justin Gaethje is venting his frustration over not getting booked to fight. Since Gaethje suffered a submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title, he has been looking for …read more

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White: Poirier Turned Down Title Fight, Gaethje Gets Next

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After Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, finally gave up on his efforts to convince Khabib Nurmagomedov to return …read more

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Dustin Poirier is doing the smart thing by taking Conor McGregor trilogy over title fight, says Dana White

Dana White is not surprised Dustin Poirier is taking the trilogy fight with Conor McGregor over the vacant lightweight title fight. After the UFC officially confirmed Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement, the …read more

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Dana White’s last dinner with Khabib, ‘I don’t think he’ll come back’

UFC president Dana White recently relented on his attempts to persuade former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to stave off retirement.

At Thursday’s UFC 260 press conference, White addressed his last …read more

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Khabib To WWE?

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Eagle Mania? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov, who walked away from mixed …read more

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Dustin Poirier turned down title shot for Conor McGregor trilogy, says Dana White

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier turned down the opportunity to fight for the belt, choosing instead to fight Conor McGregor again. Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vacated the belt …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov “would be a huge star” for the WWE, says Drew McIntyre

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov “would be a huge star” for the WWE, says professional wrestler Drew McIntyre. Nurmagomedov officially announced last week that he is retiring from MMA …read more

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‘Company man’ Gaethje doesn’t want to be disrespected by the UFC

Justin Gaethje before he fought Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Top UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje …read more

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Posted on March 25, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Take a look back at every Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC finish

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Former lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov announced his retirement following his submission win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 in October. Last week, the fight promotion officially recognized …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov protege Tagir Ulanbekov to fight Tyson Nam at UFC event on June 19

A flyweight fight has been added to the UFC lineup on June 19.
Hawaii’s Tyson Nam and Russia’s Tagir Ulanbekov will square off at the UFC Fight Night event, which doesn’t …read more

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UFC Rankings Report: New P4P #1 & Derek Brunson Enters MW Top 5

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Vegas 22! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: Now that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement has been officially recognized, there …read more

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Islam Makhachev Believes Michael Chandler Is Undeserving Of Title Shot

The retirement of Khabib Nurmagomedov sent shockwaves through the lightweight division, and after the UFC announced the vacant title fight, Islam Makhachev thought Michael Chandler was undeserving of the title …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov protege Tagir Ulanbekov to fight Tyson Nam at UFC event on June 26

A flyweight fight has been added to the UFC lineup on June 26.
Hawaii’s Tyson Nam and Russia’s Tagir Ulanbekov will square off at the UFC Fight Night event, which doesn’t …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, March 23: Jon Jones, Dustin Poirier take top positions

With UFC officials finally recognizing that Khabib Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) is no longer an active fighter, a pair of lists needed new names at the top.
“The Eagle” walked …read more

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Charles Oliveira expects to KO Michael Chandler to win the lightweight title: “I’ll catch him”

Charles Oliveira is confident he will become the new lightweight champion at UFC 262. After Dana White confirmed Khabib Nurmagomedov was retired, the promotion was quick to book Oliveira vs. …read more

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Conor McGregor re-enters UFC pound for pound rankings following Khabib Nurmagomedov’s official retirement

UFC superstar Conor McGregor has re-entered the UFC pound-for-pound rankings following Khabib Nurmagomedov making his retirement official. The former UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov announced last week that he was stepping …read more

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Luke Rockhold Claims Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants To Coach Him In His Return Fight

Luke Rockhold says that Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to be in his corner when he makes his UFC return. Rockhold has been teasing a UFC return for several months now. He …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Khabib and Dana White go to the Kevin Holland Show

Chris Rini, MMA Squared, Dana White, UFC, Kevin Holland, Khabib Nurmagomedov, talking | Chris Rini

It was quite a performance, Derek Brunson was there …read more

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Morning Report: Luke Rockhold says Khabib Nurmagomedov has offered to train him: ‘He’s going for Coach of the Year’

Luke Rockhold puts his belt on the line at UFC 199 on Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

One of the biggest stories in …read more

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Ferguson says Khabib verbally tapped and retired ‘29-1’

Tony Ferguson taunts Khabib Nurmagomedov with the interim UFC lightweight title during the pre-fight press conference in Boston, Massachusetts. | Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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Posted on March 22, 2021, 1:16 am By
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