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“30-0 Is Enough”: Team Khabib Outline Nurmagomedov’s Final Two Fights

The team of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov have explained why 30-0 is the perfect record for their fighter to take into his inevitable retirement. Of course, given the championship belt around his waist and the sheer calibre of the sharks that are circling, for Khabib to reach such a milestone would be incredibly impressive. Beating Dustin Poirier in such …

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“I Just Didn’t Get A Rhythm. He’s Very Awkward.”

Dustin Poirier explained what it was like to share the octagon with the UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and where he felt he misstepped.  All things considered, the fight that occurred between the two in Abu Dhabi wasn’t overly close. Poirier briefly had two great moments, of course, one in the second round and another in the third but overall, …

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Khabib Dominates & Submits Poirier In Third Round At UFC 242

Khabib Nurmagomedov moved to 28-0 with a near-perfect performance in the UFC 242 main-event, besting Dustin Poirier to retain the 155lb title. Khabib Nurmagomedov second outing as champion of the UFC lightweight division saw him take on the surging contender Dustin Poirier in the UFC 242 main-event – a night that was filled from top-to-bottom with both his gym-mates and …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs. Dustin Poirier: Our Official Prediction

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s second defense of his UFC lightweight title will see him take on the surging contender Dustin Poirier in the UFC 242 main-event. Nurmagomedov’s road to eventually winning that title may have taken quite a bit longer than most would have hoped, but now, with a signature win over the sport’s biggest star in his back-pocket, UFC 242 stands …

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Khabib Addresses Changing Weight-Classes & The Super-Fight Approach

Khabib Nurmagomedov spoke to the media in a recent exchange and explained exactly why the idea of switching between weight-classes isn’t as appealing as a run at lightweight. To his credit, staying unbeaten in the most stacked weight-class in the sport is something that should be commended but in the modern-day landscape of MMA, where super-fights are paramount, the idea …

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Chael Sonnen Questions How Fame & Ring-Rust Will Affect Khabib

Chael Sonnen believes that the MMA community are omitting several key points from their analysis of the UFC 242 headliner between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier. Nurmagomedov is a massive global superstar at this point. To those who don’t believe that to be the case, I would simply urge you to look at his social media metrics, his post-UFC 229 …

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Khabib On Retirement: “I Don’t Have A Lot Of Fights Ahead”

Khabib Nurmagomedov took a moment during a recent conference call to give his thoughts on his eventual retirement from the sport.  At 27-0, Nurmagomedov holds one of the most impressive records in the sport and in the time since his fourth-round submission victory over Conor McGregor – his status as one of the UFC’s biggest global superstars has been solidified. …

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UFC 242’s Confirmed Fight-Card In Its Entirety

UFC 242 fight-week is upon us and with that in mind, here’s the Abu Dhabi event’s entire confirmed fight card in full.  Of course, the bulk of the attention will be fixated on the scintillating lightweight title clash taking place in the night’s main-event but with several guaranteed barn-burners to be found from top-to-bottom, UFC 242 is looking set to …

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Michael Bisping: “Conor McGregor Is Hoping & Praying That Poirier Beats Khabib”

Michael Bisping believes that if Dustin Poirier can upset the odds at UFC 242 next month and defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov, it will potentially allow Conor McGregor to swoop in for a lightweight title-shot. McGregor made short work of The Diamond when they first fought back in 2014, finishing his opponent in one of the fight’s earliest exchanges to announce himself …

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