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Khabib Shares Why He Was Disappointed In Conor McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov was disappointed with the version of Conor McGregor he encountered at UFC 229. There have been some epic trash-talking moments in the history of the UFC: Jones vs. Cormier, Shamrock vs. Ortiz, Rousey vs. Tate, Sonnen vs. The World and of course, Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov leading...

Khabib Lists The Most Dangerous Moments Of His Flawless Career

No one has been more dominant through as many fights as Khabib Nurmagomedov, but even he has had some dangerous moments in his career. If Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement sticks, he would have left this sport with a flawless, unprecedented 29-0 record. But no human being is perfect, not even the...

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...

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 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,...

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...

Khabib Explains Decision to Retire Despite Dana White’s Wishes

Khabib Nurmagomedov is comfortable in his decision to retire from competing in MMA following his UFC 254 victory. At UFC 254, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje via submission to retain his title, and then made the stunning announcement of his retirement from the sport. In the Octagon...

UFC Rankings Report: Does Khabib Get His Wish to Be #1 P4P?

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC 254! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: Khabib Nurmagomedov gets his wish and unseats Jon Jones as the #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world after submitting Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Justin Gaethje dropped three spots to #10,...

UFC 254 Weigh-In Results: Khabib/Gaethje Showdown Official

The UFC 254 weigh-ins are complete, and the main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje is official! Also official is the co-main event between Jared Cannonier and Robert Whittaker. In fact, all fighters on the main card successfully made weight. Backup fighter for the main event Michael Chandler also...

Khabib: Dustin Poirier Has Shown Weakness in McGregor Negotiations

Reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is not a fan of how Dustin Poirier is handling his fight negotiations with Conor McGregor.  It seems to only be a matter of time before Conor McGregor’s and Dustin Poirier’s verbally agreed-upon fight for UFC 257 becomes official. And thus far, all public...

Khabib: Michael Chandler Is #1 Contender With Win Over Makhachev

Islam Makhachev’s team is not giving up on finding him an opponent for UFC 254, and now lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is offering a potential title shot to Michael Chandler if he defeats Makhachev. Earlier today it was revealed that Islam Makhachev has been officially removed from UFC 254 after...

Daniel Cormier Explains Why Khabib Will Retire Undefeated

Daniel Cormier believes that longtime training partner and reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is practically unbeatable and that his final MMA record will reflect that at career’s end. UFC 254 will close with the best of the best in the lightweight division when Khabib Nurmagomedov puts his lightweight championship...

Khabib: Tony Ferguson Is “Finished,” Should Fight Makhachev

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov does not believe Tony Ferguson will ever be the same fighter again after losing to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249. It has been years that fans have been begging and longing to see a fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. The latest near collision...

Coach Shares Why He Expects Khabib to Retire Soon

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s head coach has strong reasons to believe the UFC lightweight champion has two more fights remaining in his career. For all the rumors and speculation surrounding Khabib Nurmagomedov’s future in the sport of MMA, few have greater insight into what Khabib’s career mindset is than head coach Javier...