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Opinion: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s MMA Record Is Extremely Padded And Absolutely Baffling

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia reacts against Michael Johnson of the United States in their lightweight bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )

Never have the realms of boxing and MMA been so closely intertwined. UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is on the cusp of a potential billion-dollar showdown with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr have discussed a potential fight and David Haye is more than happy to take up UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa’s offer to …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Unwillingly Cost Conor McGregor Half His UFC 205 Purse

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Lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov unintentionally cost Conor McGregor around $3.5 million dollars while the Irishman was negotiating his fight with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. According to Russian website Match, the UFC sent Nurmagomedov two contracts to fight Alvarez at either UFC 205 in New York or UFC 206 in Toronto. While many were led to believe Khabib was on …

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UFC On FOX 19: Event Recap

UFC rolled into Tampa, Florida last night with a fight card that seemed to be held together with duct tape following late fighter withdrawals, replacements and fight cancellations. Despite this, what was left of the card certainly didn’t disappoint.  Five weeks out, UFC Tampa was a highly anticipated 13 fight card, headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return against top contender Tony Ferguson. …

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UFC On FOX 19 Predictions: Part 2

UFC Tampa is being headlined by two fighters at the back end of their careers but still near the top of the light heavyweight division. The rest of the card however, is made up of mostly young fresh faced stars looking to make name for themselves in the UFC. With legendary names such as former UFC light heavyweight Champion ‘Suga’ …

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Glover Teixeira Vs Rashad Evans: A Worthy Headliner For UFC Tampa

All the talk about UFC Tampa in recent weeks has been about Tony Ferguson’s injury and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s late replacement opponent, UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher. While the story about Khabib falling off the Main Event slot and getting a UFC débutante as a replacement is definitely newsworthy, Teixeira and Evans moving up to the main event has snuck under the …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Welcome Newcomer at UFC on FOX 19

Following the withdrawal of Tony Ferguson from UFC on FOX 19 due to injury, opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov was left without an opponent and the bout was destined to be scrapped. The Ultimate Fighting Championship weighed up their options during the week, with rumours surfacing that Donald Cerrone would step in to fight on short notice. Instead, Nurmagomedov will welcome promotional newcomer Darrell Horcher to the …

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