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Khabib Nurmagomedov On His Key To Defeating Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that he possesses the tool necessary to crack the riddle that is Tony Ferguson and hand him his first loss since 2012.  Not to say Khabib isn’t a riddle in his own right. At 27-0, he holds the longest active win-streak in major MMA competition and with his last victory – a crushing domination of the former …

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Khabib Dismisses Talk Of Rematch With Conor McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has dismissed rumours of a rematch with Conor McGregor at a press conference ahead of his fight with interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier. Earlier this month Dana White confirmed that McGregor had returned to training in the hope of a rematch with the Russian. Khabib is currently serving a nine-month ban for his role in …

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Watch Live: Khabib vs Dustin Poirier UFC 242 Press Conference

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to return to the octagon at UFC 242 as he takes on Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi in August for the undisputed 155lb crown. Khabib hasn’t fought since defending his title against Conor McGregor in October via a fourth-round submission thanks to a suspension he received for jumping over the cage and attacking …

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Cowboy: “I Feel Khabib Or Dustin Will Get Injured And I’ll Fight For Title”

Donald Cerrone has made an interesting prediction for the UFC 242 lightweight title-clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier.  Cowboy is gearing up for a fight that could well be the most important of his career to date, a lightweight title eliminator against a seemingly unstoppable force, in Tony Ferguson, who would represent the biggest win of his career if …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs. Dustin Poirier Official For UFC 242

The UFC have confirmed that the next defence of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s lightweight title will come against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242. It had been expected that The Diamond would be next in-line for the lightweight champ following his UFC 236 victory over Max Holloway to win the interim-belt. Now, according to the official Twitter account of the UFC, that fight …

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Dustin Poirier Picking Cowboy To Upset The Odds Vs. Tony Ferguson

The UFC interim-lightweight champion is picking Donald Cerrone to spring the upset on the streaking contender Tony Ferguson at UFC 238 next month. The UFC 238 main-card clash featuring this two in-form 155lb-r’s caught practically everyone off-guard upon its unveiling. Cerrone, who was less than a week removed from his UFC Ottawa clash with Al Iaquinta, has been known as …

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Khabib’s Coach Names His Top-Four Threats To The Champ

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach at AKA, Javier Mendez, has ranked the four fighters he considers to be the biggest threats to his fighter at present. Not seen in action since his dominant display against the former divisional champion Conor McGregor back at UFC 229, it does appear as though Nurmagomedov will make his return to the octagon this year. Injuries stunted …

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UFC 236 Begins ESPN+ Era With Disastrous PPV Buyrate

UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier began the ESPN era of the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion with a shockingly low pay-per-view buy-rate. All things considered, the show will live long in the memory as a result of the pair of soon-to-be-legendary showdowns in the night’s main and co-main events. Israel Adesanya’s five-round war with the former TUF winner Kelvin …

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Khabib Set For UFC 242 As Abu Dhabi Return Confirmed In September

UFC have announced that they will be returning to Abu Dhabi after a four-year absence, confirming the United Arab Emirates capital as the location for UFC 242 in September.  They announced a five-year partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi ahead of the upcoming event on September 7th, which is expected to include the return of …

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Robert Whittaker Calls For Adesanya Fight As Khabib/Poirier Co-Main Event

Robert Whittaker has called on the UFC to book his middleweight title unification showdown with Israel Adesanya as a co-main event to Khabib’s return. Earlier today we brought you some clues that would indicate that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is preparing to headline a showdown in Abu Dhabi in September. It would make sense, given the extremely high level …

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Khabib On Course For Massive Abu Dhabi Spot At UFC 242?

Khabib Nurmagomedov is edging closer to the return to the UFC octagon in September, with a matchup in Abu Dhabi at UFC 242 seemingly on the cards. While nothing has been yet made official, everything from The Eagle’s current timeline to the UFC’s decision to host a PPV event in Abu Dhabi on September 7 seems to indicate that Dana …

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Khabib Impressed By Poirier, Plans To ‘Maul Him’ Nonetheless

Khabib Nurmagomedov gave his thoughts on his division’s top contender, Dustin Poirier, a man who won his interim-title in highly impressive fashion last weekend. Khabib was in attendance at UFC St Petersburg in support of his friend and teammate Islam Mackhachev – who came out on top in a thrilling showdown against promotional debutant Arman Tsarukyan in the night’s co-main …

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