Reports UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov to play Russian third-tier soccer UNTRUE

On Saturday morning, several revered MMA publications broke the news that the formerly-unbeaten UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov had traded MMA gloves for shinpads to become a soccer player. The Dagestani national supposedly completed a move to FC Legion Dynamo so that he might live out his boyhood dream of representing the club in the Russian […]

Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler ‘Verbally’ Agree to Fight at UFC 268

Lightweight contenders Justin Gaethje (23-3) and Michael Chandler (22-6) have ‘verbally’ agreed to fight at UFC 268, and all the reports coming from ESPN, etc. indicate that the fight is expected to be greenlit. Assuming it is, the pair will be adding their own, unique brands of violence to a card that’s already headlined by […]

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 […]