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What If Tibau Was To Khabib What Adriano Martins Is To Makhachev?

When 23-year-old Khabib Nurmagomedov had his hand raised as the winner of a unanimous decision over Gleison Tibau at UFC 148, he broke down in tears as if he had just won the championship. In reality, what he had won was even more valuable to him: his perfect record...

Khabib Explains Why He Deserved To Be #1 P4P Over Jon Jones

Being blessed enough to be ranked the #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the largest mixed martial arts organization in the world was more than enough for Khabib to exit the sport fulfilled and at peace with his body of work. At the close of 2019, Khabib Nurmagomedov named who he considered...

Khabib Believes McGregor’s UFC 264 Injury Was Divine Intervention

Khabib Nurmagomedov is of the belief that Conor McGregor's leg injury at UFC 264 was a case of divine intervention. It is no secret that former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is a religious man. He has always given praise to God (Allah) throughout his career and believes that everything...

Khabib, Floyd Mayweather & Jake Paul Revel In Conor McGregor’s UFC 264 Loss

There are three people who took great pleasure in watching Conor McGregor lose in the UFC 264 main event and each for very different reasons. Khabib Nurmagomedov, Floyd Mayweather, and Jake Paul all reveled in Conor McGregor’s loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264. The fact that it was a...

Khabib’s Team Reiterates The Only Way He Would “Maybe” Fight Again

Former UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed the one thing that could convince him to return to the Octagon. "The Eagle" announced his retirement following his victory over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 last October. He left the sport having amassed an unbeaten 29-0 record. His manager, Ali Abdelaziz,...

Khabib Says Chandler Winning LW Title Would Have Been A Shame

Khabib Nurmagomedov was relieved to see Charles Oliveira crowned as the new UFC lightweight champion at UFC 262 instead of Michael Chandler. Charles Oliveira’s path to UFC gold was a grueling, hard-earned one. The winner of eight straight heading into UFC 262, no one was questioning whether Oliveira had earned...

Manager Says GSP Reached Out To UFC This Month For Khabib Fight

According to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz, Georges St-Pierre made a last-ditch effort to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov earlier this month. A fight between UFC greats Georges St-Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov has been a rumored dream match for years now. Indeed, it was a rare occurrence where the combatants themselves fantasized...

Georges St-Pierre Breaks Down How He’d Beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

We will never know how a fight between Georges St-Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomeov would have played out, but St-Pierre thinks he has a pretty good idea. Before both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre moved on from the idea of fighting one another in a dream match for the ages, there...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Khabib Believes Loved Ones Should Tell Frankie Edgar To Retire

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that it is time for Frankie Edgar to call it a career. At UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov, Frankie Edgar competed in a bout that could have very well earned him a world title shot with a victory when he took on Cory Sandhagen in the...

Dana White: I Believe Khabib Will Fight Again No Matter What He Tells You

Dana White remains convinced that we have not seen the last of Khabib Nurmagomedov in the Octagon no matter how many times Khabib tells the public the contrary. Dana White is showing no signs of giving up on Khabib Nurmagomedov returning to fight again, even after Khabib stated earlier this...

Khabib Considers Going Full Michael Jordan & Playing Another Sport

Khabib Nurmagomedov is thinking about taking his talents to Madrid, Spain. The year was 1993. Michael Jordan was on top of the basketball world. His Chicago Bulls had just captured their third consecutive NBA championship, with Jordan winning MVP on every occasion. Jordan was considered to be the best basketball...