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 […]

Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov opens up on “difficult” decision to retire

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Despite recent speculation regarding his immediate future, undisputed UFC lightweight champion, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has insisted his recent decision to retire from professional mixed martial arts was a “difficult” one to make, but remains adamant the decision would always rear its head. The undefeated Dagestani announced his somewhat surprising decision to hang up his […]

Report: Dana White feels Khabib Nurmagomedov may make retirement u-turn

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Well, this is quite the development. UFC lightweight champion, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov emotionally called time on his professional career following his second-round triangle win over interim champion, Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje, at 29-0 last weekend at UFC 254. This evening, UFC president Dana White has told how he believes Khabib may have one more […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov – The Eagle’s Final Flight

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To retire from professional mixed martial arts at the very highest level with an unblemished record these days is largely unheard of. The old adage tells, “nobody’s perfect“, “the bigger they are, the harder they’ll fall“. Neither of these antique statements can be applied to Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov. Taking flight for the final time […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov questions why he should rematch Dustin Poirier or Conor McGregor

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With focus firmly planted on his UFC lightweight title unification clash with interim best, Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje tomorrow night in Abu Dhabi, UAE – Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has questioned why he should consider offering either past-foes, Dustin ‘The Highlight’ Poirier or ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor a rematch. Khabib, who secured submission wins over […]

Justin Gaethje plots damage filled UFC 254 clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Ahead of his lightweight title unification clash with the undefeated, Khabib Nurmagomedov this weekend at UFC 254 – interim champion, Justin Gaethje has envisioned a headlining matchup packed with damage – questioning if that’s something Khabib can handle over twenty-five minutes.   Gaethje, one of the most punishing strikers in recent memory, particularly at lightweight, […]

Dana White willing to book Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson a sixth time

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There are some notable matchups littered throughout the history of mixed martial arts that have failed to come to fruition. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brock Lesnar, Fedor Emelianenko vs. Randy Couture Anthony Pettis vs. José Aldo, Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre – and one in particular that springs to mind right away, is Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov rejected offer to coach TUF opposite Conor McGregor

With the UFC’s reality TV show, The Ultimate Fighter slated to make a comeback this annum after a two-year hiatus – Dominance MMA leader, Ali Abdelaziz has revealed that current lightweight titleholder and client, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov rejected the opportunity to feature as a coach on the upcoming season, facing off against bitter rival and prior […]