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Watch: Dana White On Khabib Rift – “We Worked It Out”

UFC president Dana White has played down reports a rift between the promotion and their lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after the Russian’s rather public ultimatum last week. Khabib certainly stirred up something of a storm within the MMA community when he made it very clear that he would walk away from his contract if his sparring partner Zubaira Tukhugov or …

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Daniel Cormier Makes His Jones/Gustafsson II Prediction

Daniel Cormier has a close knowledge of Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson, having gone five-rounds with both, and in a recent interview, he gave his pick. DC’s thrilling showdowns with both men saw him reap very different results but with the UFC’s heavyweight title now wrapped firmly around his waist, he will know that the winner of Jones/Gustafsson II could …

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Watch: Abdelaziz Slams ‘Prostitute’ McGregor, Warns John Kavanagh

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz has responded to the calls for a rematch between his fighter and Conor McGregor with a vicious attack. Ali managed to find himself under the spotlight on more than one occasion during the buildup to UFC 229 after the Irishman drew attention to certain aspects of his history that weren’t exactly known the mainstream beforehand. …

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Khabib Reveals Pre-Fight Seizures Night Before UFC 229

Khabib Nurmagomedov has admitted that he was suffering from his brutal weight-cut the night before UFC 229, going as far as to claim he had seizures. In the time since UFC 229, Nurmagomedov will no doubt be getting to grips with his increased level of fame – something that will have gone through the roof after his fourth-round submission victory …

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Mayweather On Khabib Call-Out: “CBS, Showtime. Get The Checkbook Out!”

Floyd Mayweather has issued a brief response to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who called him out after defeating their mutual rival Conor McGregor at UFC 229. I wouldn’t hold my breath for this one but after running into the CEO of Mayweather Promotions Leonard Ellerbe at an event in Russia, Khabib Nurmagomedov made a call-out of the legendary retired …

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Watch: Khabib Challenges Floyd Mayweather To Undefeated Showdown

After defeating Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 229 Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a page out of the Notorious One’s playbook and issued a challenge to undefeated boxer, Floyd Mayweather. Nurmagomedov’s challenge came in a video posted on Instagram by Mayweather’s promoter Leonard Ellerbe who indicated he ran into the UFC fighter at a fight card in Russia. …

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Report: Artem Lobov Gets New Opponent For UFC Moncton

SBG fighter Artem Lobov has reportedly been given a new opponent for UFC Moncton following the withdrawal of Zubaira Tukhugov. According to TheMacLife Lobov will now face 17-10 perennial lightweight contender Michael Johnson who recently made the move down to featherweight where he has a 1-1 record. Lobov’s previous opponent Tukhugov was pulled from the UFC Moncton card last week following his …

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Rafael Dos Anjos Calls Out Dillon Danis For $200k Matchup

Dillon Danis has been making enemies quick and fast since transitioning from BJJ to MMA and it would seem as though the former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is the latest. Danis was, of course, at the very centre of the rather ugly melee that followed UFC 229’s main-event contest between Khabib Nurmagomedov and his own sparring partner Conor …

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Watch: Khabib Vs. McGregor Frame-By-Frame Fight Breakdown

Watch this frame-by-frame breakdown of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s masterful victory over Conor McGregor to better understand exactly how impressive it was. The entire mess that followed the UFC 229 main-event is slowly fading into memory and as the days go on, we’re finally allowing ourselves to appreciate the fantastic title-defending performance of the man who handed the sport’s biggest star his …

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Watch: Khabib Locker Room Footage Immediately After UFC 229 Drama

The dust is yet to settle on the dramatic scenes which unfolded at UFC 229 immediately after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s victory over Conor McGregor.  As we wait on the consequences for both fighters due to what took place after the fight, interesting footage has emerged of Khabib returning to a victorious locker room just after been escorted out of the main …

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Who Beats Khabib? – Assessing The Chances Of His Rivals

At 27-0, the most impressive record in the game is in his hands but with a massive target now on his back, who exactly has the best shot at defeating Khabib Nurmagomedov? If you weren’t a believer before, surely his dominant win over Conor McGregor last weekend was enough to make this guy’s talent undeniable. Khabib is more-than-deserving of his …

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McGregor & Khabib Suspended By NSAC Following Brawl At UFC 229

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Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov have both been suspended for 10 days by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following the brawl that occurred after the UFC 229 main event in Las Vegas.  Commission executive Bob Bennett outlined that the pair had been sent letters on Wednesday morning informing them of the suspension, which begins on October 15th. An investigation by the …

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