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“For Now He Can Fight Second-Rate Fighters Who Lose 7 Out Of 10 Fights”

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has ruled out a potential rematch with Conor McGregor even if The Notorious One defeats Donald Cerrone in January. The pair met in October 2018, with Khabib successfully defending his 155lb belt against McGregor, winning in the fourth round via submission. McGregor will make his return to the octagon in January as he takes on …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs Tony Ferguson Set For Brooklyn In April

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson look finally set to do battle for the UFC’s lightweight title, with April 18th in Brooklyn, New York, currently being targeted by Dana White. The pair have been on a collision course for the past few years and despite being scheduled to face each other on four separate occasions, weight-cutting issues and injuries have meant …

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Masvidal Vs. Diaz: Another Step In The Growth Of UFC Fight-Promotion?

Thursday night’s official press conference for UFC 244’s main-event pairing of Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz gave us an interesting insight into a potential change in the UFC’s attitude towards fight-promotion. Let’s be real, the presser was a bit of mess. Sound issues that were no doubt exacerbated by the choice of setting were joined by some excruciatingly bad questions …

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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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