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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor locked horns at UFC 229 with the latter earning a fourth round submission win. The victory was followed by a brawl ignited by Nurmagomedov who managed to do something that seemed impossible, upstage Conor McGregor’s antics. In a way Khabib Nurmagomedov outmaneuvered Conor McGregor by pushing the envelope even further than McGregor had six months prior at the Barclays Center. Nurmagomedov has never been one to shy away from a brawl, in fact three years ago at a World Series of Fighting event, Nick Diaz…

UFC: No Interest in GSP At Lightweight

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If you thought Dana White would allow Georges St-Pierre to vie for a chance at becoming a three division UFC champion, you thought wrong. Dana White is having none of it. For now. Georges St-Pierre spent all of his UFC career representing the sport of mixed martial arts with integrity and class and became one of their biggest pay-per-view draws in the process. St-Pierre pulled it off not by getting into Twitter wars or engaging in scuffles, but rather by being a top caliber champion in the welterweight division. Didn’t…

The UFC Standbys

It’s no secret that injuries have hindered several big UFC events and as the UFC enters the fourth quarter of 2018, Dana White and company have been more vocal on having members of the roster on standby in case of injury. Today, there are no shortages of standbys for some crucial events coming to an MMA theater near you. Welcome to the UFC injury reserve list. So far we’ve got Kamaru Usman, Kevin Lee and potentially Colby Covington and Tony Ferguson. Names like Alexander Volkov, Jeremy Stephens, Kelvin Gastelum, Brian…

Report: McGregor and Khabib Exchange via Texts

With Conor McGregor  potentially in the midst of taking a plea deal, it’s no surprise that he decided to poke the bear by sending provoking text messages to Khabib Nurmagomedov Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov were both in attendance at the World Cup Finals in Russia earlier this month. McGregor was seen seated alongside Russian President, Vladimir Putin while Khabib Nurmagomedov was humbly seated alongside other football fanatics. McGregor, never one to waste an opportunity decided to throw a jab at the Dagestani’s expense via text message. McGregor took it…

Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘McGregor has to Solve Problems Alone’

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov sent a message to Conor McGregor via Instagram amidst reports of a planned UFC 229 bout between both men. Khabib Nurmagomedov wanted to make it clear that the next steps towards finding a solution to the McGregor problem will not involve buses or dollies. However, Nurmagomedov did not include Monster energy drink cans in his statement so it’s safe to assume they’re fair game. View this post on Instagram When you see him, tell him: Conor the game has changed, now you have to play…

Nurmagomedov vs McGregor in 2018?

Reports surfaced of Khabib Nurmagomedov discussing a fight against Conor McGregor this year. Khabib Nurmagomedov held a Q&A session in Russia where he was asked about a potential fight against the “Notorious” one and expressed his interest only if the bout takes place this year. “If he wants to fight this year then we can fight. Otherwise, I don’t know. We won’t wait long. I want to fight Conor and if he can fight, I will fight him.” McGregor is facing legal issues stemming from the attack on a UFC…

What’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov?

Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially the UFC’s lightweight champion, now comes the hard part, defending his title. Its obvious who the fans want him to fight, but will it happen? With Khabib Nurmagomedov now holding the UFC’s lightweight championship following his dominant win over Al Iaquinta on short notice at UFC 223, you would think that the division has undergone some form of clarity, instead more questions have emerged since winning the gold. Most notably the question of Nurmagomedov’s next opponent. The 29-year-old has been somewhat of a mystical entity throughout…