Tag: Javier Mendez

Morning Report: Javier Mendez thinks Conor McGregor is still the most dangerous threat for Khabib Nurmagomedov

By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew MMAfighting.com At UFC 226, Khabib Nurmagomedov solidified his hold on the lightweight title, submitting former champion Conor McGregor with a fourth-round neck crank. It had been a dominant performance from Nurmagomedov before then, with Khabib controlling McGregor on the ground for long stretches and even dropping the renowned boxer with an overhand right. […]

Morning Report: Javier Mendez blasts NAC after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s ‘ridiculous’ $500,000 fine

By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew MMAfighting.com When Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped out of the cage at UFC 226 to go after Conor McGregor’s team, he did more than just start a brawl that became international news and laid the ground work for the most lucrative rematch in MMA history, he also cost himself […]

Javier Mendez wants Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor rematch at AT&T Stadium

By Peter Carroll@PetesyCarroll MMAfighting.com American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez believes that AT&T Stadium is an ideal venue for a rematch between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. “The Eagle” claimed a fourth-round victory over McGregor in their highly anticipated clash in Las Vegas last October in the main event of UFC 229. According to […]

‘He’s never going to lose’: Javier Mendez lauds Khabib Nurmagomedov ahead of Conor McGregor clash

MMAFighting.com By Peter Carroll@PetesyCarroll Khabib Nurmagomedov fights Conor McGregor at UFC 229.Esther Lin, MMA Fighting American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez has no problem admitting that Conor McGregor is a better striker than Khabib Nurmagomedov, but he still can’t fathom the Russian lightweight champion losing the fight. Ahead of […]