Conor McGregor to Khabib Nurmagomedov: Enjoy retirement, never forget who came in the game and made ye

Following the confirmation of his official retirement in the early hours of this morning, Khabib Nurmagomedov has garnered a response from former two-weight UFC champion, arch-rival, Conor McGregor — who with a tongue-in-cheek comment, encouraged Nurmagomedov to “enjoy retirement“. Nurmagomedov, who initially called time on his professional career in October of last year, has publicly […]

Report – Dana White confirms Khabib Nurmagomedov is ‘100% officially retired’

After months of lobbying and campaigning in order to entice UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov to make one final Octagon walk despite his October retirement, promotional president, Dana White has confirmed that Nurmagomedov is “100% officially retired“. Following his successful title unification win over Justin Gaethje on ‘Fight Island’ last October at UFC 254, Dagestan […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov teases return to the UFC amid meeting with Lorenzo Fertitta

Current undisputed UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov recently met with former organizational CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta, where he quipped an infamous quote of his — teasing a potential snapping on his October retirement. Nurmagomedov, still billed as the promotion’s lightweight champion and sat firmly atop the organization’s pound-for-pound rankings, announced his retirement from professional mixed martial […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov claims Dustin Poirier ‘deserves to be champion’, division needs to move on

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Current undisputed UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov has given his thoughts on the current state of affairs at 155-pounds since his October retirement — and has claimed that past-foe, Dustin Poirier deserves to be crowned the new titleholder. Nurmagomedov, who is still billed as both the pound-for-pound number-one and the UFC’s undisputed lightweight champion, announced […]

Ali Abdelaziz denies rumours of a potential Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre clash

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According to former UFC featherweight and lightweight title challenger and The Ultimate Fighter 1 finalist, Kenny ‘KenFlo’ Florian, former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion, Georges ‘Rush’ St-Pierre is preparing for a potential Octagon comeback, in a long-speculated ‘superfight’ against current undisputed lightweight kingpin, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov. Massachusetts favourite, Florian spoke with UFC commentator, Jon Anik during […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Max Holloway could become the G.O.A.T. in the future

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Well, along with the majority of onlookers of Max ‘Blessed’ Holloway’s stunning UFC Fight Island 7 headlining performance against Calvin Kattar, current undisputed lightweight best, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has heaped praise on the Hawaiian — detailing how he believes Holloway could become the greatest mixed martial artist of all time in the future. Once […]

Conor McGregor: I think Khabib Nurmagomedov is afraid to fight me again

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Entangled in one of the most infamous rivalries in the history of mixed martial arts, former two-weight world champion, ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor has claimed that the recently retired lightweight champion, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov is “afraid” of a potential re-run with him in the future. McGregor, who is currently just over a week away […]

Dana White: I’m gonna press Khabib Nurmagomedov as hard as I can for one more fight

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Despite current UFC lightweight champion, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov’s decision to hang up his gloves from professional competition back in October at UFC 254, promotional president, Dana White has plans in place for a conversation regarding the possible snapping of his retirement, as he plans to press Khabib on the topic of a return “as […]