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Tony Ferguson Believes Khabib Fight Is Getting Closer To Happening

Tony Ferguson believes that the seemingly cursed fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov is still not quite dead yet. A fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will go down as arguably the biggest “fight that got away” in UFC history. Aside from the elite skill level and stylistic fascination the fight...

Khabib Offers Harsh Assessment To Tony Ferguson: “You Look Like A Sh*t”

Khabib has had about enough of Tony Ferguson’s callouts and jabs. Khabib is not usually one to get involved in social media back-and-forths (unless it’s with Conor McGregor), so Ferguson’s jokes, insults, and insistence that he is still going to stomp Khabib has mostly gone ignored over the years. Now...

Khabib Felt Sadness After Lightweight Title Was Vacated

It was not easy for Khabib Nurmagomedov to walk away from the sport with the UFC lightweight championship removed from his waist. The UFC lightweight championship is officially vacated after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement has finally been recognized by Dana White and the UFC. It took multiple meetings and months of...

Islam Makhachev Believes Michael Chandler Is Undeserving Of Title Shot

The retirement of Khabib Nurmagomedov sent shockwaves through the lightweight division, and after the UFC announced the vacant title fight, Islam Makhachev thought Michael Chandler was undeserving of the title shot. Islam Makhachev understands why Charles Oliveira was one part of the vacant lightweight title fight. The third-degree black belt...

Luke Rockhold Claims Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants To Coach Him In His Return Fight

Luke Rockhold says that Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to be in his corner when he makes his UFC return. Rockhold has been teasing a UFC return for several months now. He last fought in the UFC back in July of 2019 when he lost to the current light heavyweight champion...

Khabib Opens Up On His Decision To Retire From Competition

Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from MMA and sat down with Megan Olivi to discuss why he decided to walk away now. When Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje inside the Octagon at UFC 254 in October he announced his retirement from MMA. During the last few months since that announcement,...

Conor McGregor Sends Off Khabib With Retirement Message

UFC superstar Conor McGregor is bidding farewell to former lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov following the Russian's official retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. After meeting with UFC president Dana White, Nurmagomedov left a message on social media expressing his decision to retire along with White acknowledging the...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Issues Lengthy Retirement Statement

Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially retired. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to defend his lightweight title he announced his retirement from the sport at 29-0. "The Eagle" said he couldn't fight again after his father passed away, despite his father wanting him to go 30-0. Since he announced his...

Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler Set For Vacant LW Title At UFC 262

Dana White has finally given up (for now) on Khabib returning from retirement, as the UFC has booked Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler to crown a new lightweight champion at UFC 262. According to an ESPN report released late Thursday night, the UFC has decided to officially recognize that Khabib...

Michael Chandler Confident He Can Convince Khabib Nurmagomedov To Return

Michael Chandler believes he will be the one that brings Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement. In the lead-up to UFC 257, Dana White revealed Nurmagomedov said if someone impressed him he would end his retirement and return. However, "The Eagle" has only cemented his retirement, and many wondered if he...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Talks Backstage With Blachowicz After Big Win

Khabib Nurmagomedov had kind words for the light heavyweight champion following his first title defense against middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. UFC 259 was an event to remember after being packed full of action and controversy. Additionally, headlines were dominated by the fact that Jan Blachowicz got the job done...

Rafael dos Anjos Willing To Face Makhachev If Khabib Fights Him Next

Rafael dos Anjos is willing to fight Islam Makhachev but on one very specific and interesting condition. In 2014, Rafael dos Anjos suffered a loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov via a lopsided unanimous decision. Much has happened since this fight occurred. The following year, dos Anjos went on to capture the...

Islam Makhachev Calls For A Fight With Tony Ferguson After UFC 259 Win

Islam Makhachev wants to face Tony Ferguson next following his dominant win over Drew Dober at UFC 259. Makhachev is coming off a huge win at UFC 259. The Russian-born fighter defeated Drew Dober via third-round submission and then took to the mic to call out one of the division’s...

Khabib Opens Up About The Stress Of Being In The Public Eye

Khabib Nurmagomedov didn't like being in the public eye all that much. Nurmagomedov, who retired after he submitted Justin Gaethje, has taken a step back from the MMA world. Although he runs his own promotion and Dana White wants him to return, "The Eagle" is focused on his teammates and...

Khabib Reveals He’s Open to Fighting Again If Right Option Materializes

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent comments lend credence to Dana White’s belief that the door is not as shut on a comeback as it has seemed in the past. Since last October, there has been a saga surrounding whether UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would lift his retirement for one more fight....