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Khabib And Conor Mcgregor ‘In Talks’ As Biggest Card In UFC History Is Proposed

If this comes to pass, it would undoubtedly be the biggest UFC event of all time…

With Conor McGregor set to stand trial for his conduct in New York in June, it’s unlikely that the ‘Notorious’ Irishman will be announcing his next fight before midsummer. However, the general consensus is now that the 29-year-old will indeed make his return to the Octagon this year and, according to Khabib Nurmagomedov, talks have already begun to negotiate what would undoubtedly prove to be the biggest fight in UFC history.

“We’re talking, but if it takes too long, I don’t want to do that,” Nurmagomedov said during a Q&A event last week. “If he wants to fight this year, then we can fight. Otherwise, I don’t know. We won’t wait long. I want to fight Conor and if he can fight, I will fight him.”

However, the undefeated Russian has now also acknowledged that there are now multiple contenders who can make legitimate arguments to justify their own right to a shot at the lightweight title. Posting on his official Instagram account, Khabib named five fighters who he feels are in the mix and stated that the 155 lbs division is now the most competitive in the UFC.

Lightweight division is the most competitive division in #UFC At this moment, atmosphere is very heated: there is Conor and Tony, Porier, Lee and Alvarez, all of them are good. Fight with any of these guys would be very interesting and competitive. I never choose opponent, fought with any fighter who was offered me to fight, and I’m not going to change that. I’m coming back November – December to defend my belt. Whoever @ufc decide to fight me with, I’ll sign. ❗️ Лёгкий дивизион всегда был самым конкурентным в #ufc В данный момент ситуация очень накалённая, есть Конор, есть Тони, есть Порье, Ли и Альварез, каждый из них хорош по своему. С любым из них получится хороший, конкурентный бой. Я никогда не выбирал себе соперников, дрался с теми кого мне предлагали и сейчас тем более не собираюсь выбирать соперника. Я собираюсь вернуться в ноябре или в декабре ИншаАллагь. Какое решение #ufc примет то и приму. #bigdramashow #ufclightweight #mma #ufc #победатолькоотВсевышнего #inshaaAllah

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Including Khabib himself, the total number of fighters listed comes to six and, following on from his intriguing post, the Russian’s manager proposed an incredible trio of fights that, if booked, would undoubtedly lead to the most enthralling era for the lightweight division of all time.


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