Tag: Khabib Nurmagomedov

Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov calls for fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr: ‘50-0 vs. 27-0. Two guys never lose. Let’s go.’

By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew Esther Lin, MMA Fighting In the last few years, following Conor McGregor’s ascent, the UFC has had noticeable issues managing their transcendent superstar as well as the first man to beat him in the UFC. Now they might have another budding troublemaker on their hands. After dismantling […]

Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov, on UFC 229 brawl, says ‘You can’t confine an eagle to a cage’

By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew  Khabib Nurmagomedov Esther Lin, MMA Fighting In case you missed it, at UFC 229, after submitting Conor McGregor in the fourth round of their lightweight title fight, Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped the fence and attacked members of McGregor’s entourage, nearly starting a riot in the process. It was a huge black eye for the UFC, one […]

Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father says he’ll punish son ‘tougher’ than UFC does

MMAFighting.com By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father AbdulmanapKhabib Nurmagomedov’s Instagram At UFC 229, Khabib Nurmagomedov did what he promised he would do and “smashed” Conor McGregor, submitting the former two-division world champion in the fourth round of their title fight. Then he jumped the fence and attacked McGregor’s […]

Nevada commission to withhold Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 purse pending investigation into brawl

By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi Esther Lin, MMA Fighting LAS VEGAS — Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 guaranteed pay is being withheld by the Nevada Athletic Commission, pending a “full investigation,” executive director Bob Bennett confirmed with MMA Fighting early Sunday morning. Nurmagomedov climbed out of the cage following his title win over […]