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Khabib Answers If He Would Ever Shake Conor McGregor’s Hand

Khabib Nurmagomedov does not rule out the possibility of he and Conor McGregor making peace one day. This may be hard for some readers to believe, but there was once a time when Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor were very cordial, perhaps even friendly. Here's a widely circulated shot of...

Kevin Lee: Khabib Will Return From Retirement To Fight Me

Kevin Lee remains confident that he and Khabib Nurmagomedov will meet in the Octagon down the line. For years, Kevin Lee has been calling out Khabib Nurmagomedov for a fight, even when no one else seemed to want anything to do with the undefeated Dagestani. But as Nurmagomedov kept winning...

Dana White: Khabib vs. Ferguson “Just Wasn’t Meant To Be”

After the UFC 256 co-main event, Dana White believes that the verdict from the MMA Gods is official: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson wasn’t meant to be. What many MMA fans around the world would like for Christmas is a time machine to travel back in time to remove all...

Khabib Names Fighter Most Likely To Become The Next LW Champion

Khabib Nurmagomedov has pinpointed who he believes is most likely to become the next UFC lightweight champion. Since 2018, Khabib Nurmagomedov has reigned over the UFC lightweight division as its undisputed champion. There have been men who have worn the interim title in his absence, but there has only been...

Khabib Has “Completely Lost Interest” In Ferguson As A Competitive Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov is not at all interested in what Tony Ferguson is doing these days, even two days out from Ferguson’s bout against Charles Oliveira at UFC 256.  It is very difficult to be considered rivals when there has never been any direct competition between the opposing forces, and yet...

Khabib Admits Reluctance To Vacate UFC Lightweight Championship

Khabib Nurmagomedov is soaking up his final days as UFC lightweight champion while he still can. It’s been approximately 50 days since Khabib Nurmagomedov removed his glove and retired from mixed martial arts. He was firm in his decision and left no room for ambiguity. And yet, 50 days later,...

UFC Fighter Claims To Have Intel That Proves Khabib Will Never Return

UFC lightweight Charles Oliveira claims to possess some inside information that confirms we will not see Khabib Nurmagomedov compete in the UFC ever again. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov did what no other UFC fighter has ever done before: make it to 29-0. But what’s better than 29-0? 30-0. This...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants To Build His New Promotion Into A UFC Feeder League

Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking to build his new promotion into a UFC feeder league by having their champions automatically get UFC deals. Nurmagomedov recently bought Gorilla Fighting Championship and changed the name to Eagle Fighting Championship. He is now set to meet with Dana White to discuss the promotion being...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Aims To Have MMA An Olympic Sport By 2028

Khabib Nurmagomedov is now focused on having MMA an Olympic sport by 2028. Nurmagomedov has been the face of the UFC for years and the face of Russian MMA. Now that he is retired, the hope for the UFC lightweight champion is to get MMA in the Olympics by 2028...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Has No Interest In Rematching Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier

If Khabib Nurmagomedov makes a comeback it will not be against Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 he retired from the sport. He said he could not compete anymore after his father past away and made it clear he would need his mother's...

Khabib Continues Doubling Down On Retirement Despite White’s Claims

If Khabib Nurmagomedov is not actually retired, as Dana White insists to be the case, someone might want to tell that to Khabib himself. Following his submission victory over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov retired at 29-0 in front of a global audience. I heard it. Surely, if...

Dana White Confirms McGregor-Poirier Won’t Be For The Title Because ‘Khabib’s Gonna Fight’

When Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier have their rematch at UFC 257, a belt will not be on the line. Ever since Khabib Nurmagomedov announced his retirement from the sport, many thought they would make the McGregor-Poirier rematch for the belt. However, White is still confident that "The Eagle" will...

Dana White Won’t Strip Khabib Nurmagomedov Of LW Title Despite Retirement

UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov retired in the cage following his defeat of Justin Gaethje recently. Despite this, UFC President Dana White says he has no plans to vacate the title. He addressed Khabib's status as champion during the post-event media conference this weekend. “He’s considering the 30-0,"...

Dana White Reveals Talks With Khabib Nurmagomedov, Believes He Will Fight Again

Dana White believes that Khabib Nurmagomedov will return for at least one more fight. During a recent interview, the UFC President said nobody knew Khabib planned to retire after his fight against Gaethje, not even his coaches. White revealed that talks are already underway for Khabib to possibly fight...

Tony Ferguson Doubts Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Stay Retired

Tony Ferguson doesn't believe Khabib Nurmagomedov will stay retired. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to defend his lightweight title, he announced his retirement from the sport. Immediately, many wondered if he would return and for Ferguson, he is confident the undefeated Dagestani will be back at some...