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Conor McGregor Pays Tribute Following Passing Of Khabib’s Father

Conor McGregor has paid tribute to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father Abdulmanap, following the 57-year-old’s passing on Friday. McGregor and Nurmagomedov have been involved in one of the UFC’s most heated rivalries over the past couple of years. However, differences were put to one side following the passing of the famed mixed martial arts coach. Abdulmanap was just 57 and died as …

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Justin Gaethje Dominates Tony Ferguson But Refuses Interim Title

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Justin Gaethje dominated Tony Ferguson in their UFC 249 main event in Jacksonville, Florida en route to being crowned UFC interim-lightweight champion. However, Gaethje promptly removed his first UFC strap moments after the win announcing that he would only accept the real title which is currently held by Khabib Nurmagomedov. Gaethje def. Tony Ferguson, TKO (Punches), 3:39 R5 Ferguson v …

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Dana White Offers Khabib-Ferguson Update During Reddit AMA

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Dana White has provided an update on the future of the long-awaited bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov.  The duo were originally set to fight at UFC 249, which was originally scheduled for April 18 at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. However, due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the event was postponed to the new scheduled date …

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“Khabib Has No Say, I Have No Say, His Father Has The Say”

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Ali Abdelaziz has admitted that a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor makes a lot of sense financially, however, he insists that the champion will never step over a number one contender for a money fight.  Nurmagomedov’s manager also suggested that a decision on whether Nurmagomedov and McGregor face-off again will not be made by himself, or even Khabib, …

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Daniel Cormier Prepared To Bow Out On Top Inside An Empty Arena

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Daniel Cormier says he is prepared for his retirement bout to go ahead inside an empty arena so long as his family is there to see it.   The former two-division World champion was due to face Stipe Miocic in a trilogy fight for the UFC heavyweight title, however, the bout has been thrown into disrepute after the ongoing pandemic paved …

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Jon Jones Makes Prediction For Potential McGregor Vs Khabib Rematch

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***Originally posted February 8th*** ______ Jon Jones has predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would beat Conor McGregor again, should the pair have a rematch. Jones has claimed that Khabib would have a distinct advantage in the potential bout. “If I would put my money on it, I’m definitely going with Khabib,” Jones told TMZ Sports. Jones said that he believes wrestlers …

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Justin Gaethje Will Fight Tony Ferguson In UFC 249 Main Event

UFC have confirmed that lightweight contender Justin Gaethje will step in to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 following Khabib Nurmagomedov’s forced withdrawal. Khabib revealed last week that he was stranded in Dagestan amid the coronavirus outbreak and would not be able to leave to defend his title against Ferguson. The pair had originally been scheduled to fight for the …

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Khabib Hits Back At Critics After UFC 249 Main Event Collapses

Khabib Nurmagomedov has hit back at critics after he was forced to pull out of the UFC 249 main event against Tony Ferguson. The Lightweight champion is stranded in Dagestan due to the coronavirus outbreak. Khabib was scheduled to defend his title in a highly-anticipated bout with Tony Ferguson. However the travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus means that he …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Confirms Withdrawal From UFC 249 Main Event

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Try and try as Dana White might but it would seem as though Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson might never happen after the bout was officially cancelled at the fifth time of asking. World lightweight champion, Nurmagomedov, confirmed on Wednesday evening to confirm what many expected, that he would not be flying to the United States to defend his title …

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Dana White Looking To Make UFC 249 The “Baddest Card Ever”

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Dana White has said that the UFC are attempting to build the “baddest card that’s ever been done” despite the Covid-19 outbreak wreaking havoc worldwide. UFC 249 is due to go ahead as planned on April, 18 with lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov set to face long-standing rival Tony Ferguson at the fifth time of asking. However, the eagerly-anticipated fight …

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Jorge Masvidal Open To Khabib Showdown If The Money Is Right

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has outlined that he would be open to a showdown with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at 155 if the price is right. Masvidal was previously a part of the lightweight division in the UFC but moved up to welterweight where he has found recent success, beating both Darren Till and Ben Askren as well as …

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UFC Cancel Next Three Events But Insist Ferguson V Khabib Will Happen

The UFC have announced that they have cancelled their next three scheduled events following the coronavirus outbreak which has decimated the sporting calendar. The promotion was forced to run it’s Brasilia show behind closed doors last weekend and despite efforts to reschedule their London and Columbus cards they have both had to be cancelled. April 11th’s card in Portland has …

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Jon Jones: Conor McGregor Not In The Greatest Ever Conversation

Article originally published February 6th, 2020. _____ Jon Jones returns to the UFC Octagon this weekend when he defends his light-heavyweight title against Dominik Reyes at the Toyota Center in Houston.  Ahead of the UFC 247 main-event, Jones appeared on First Take, a daily debate show on ESPN. Responding to questions from Max Kellerman around finishing his career as the …

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