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Michael Bisping: “Conor McGregor Is Hoping & Praying That Poirier Beats Khabib”

Michael Bisping believes that if Dustin Poirier can upset the odds at UFC 242 next month and defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov, it will potentially allow Conor McGregor to swoop in for a lightweight title-shot. McGregor made short work of The Diamond when they first fought back in 2014, finishing his opponent in one of the fight’s earliest exchanges to announce himself …

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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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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 Appears To Confirm UFC 242 Slot For Him And His Teammates

Khabib Nurmagomedov took to his official Instagram to celebrate the reduced suspensions that have been handed to his teammates following the infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl. It’s not set in stone yet, but in a post made by The Eagle today, the lightweight champion expressed his delight after the NSAC reduced the suspensions given to his teammates Abubakar Nurmagomedov and …

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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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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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