Tag: Khabib Nurmagomedov

Danis picks McGregor to beat Khabib in grappling match: ‘Conor is a special athlete’

Bloodyelbow.com By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez When one would break down the upcoming UFC lightweight title fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, the advantage on the feet will be given to “The Notorious.” On the flipside, “The Eagle” automatically gets the edge once they clinch up and go to the […]

Ali Abdelaziz: ‘No way in hell’ Khabib Nurmagomedov fights Conor McGregor for less money than Nate Diaz

  By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi Esther Lin, MMA Fighting LOS ANGELES — There is a definitive basement as to what Khabib Nurmagomedov will accept financially for his impending fight with Conor McGregor. Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz told MMA Fighting on Monday that his client will not take less money to fight […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t want to finish Conor McGregor early: ‘I want to make him pay’

mmafighting.com By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti With Conor McGregor’s legal issues resolved, the wheels are finally in motion for a meeting between McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Speaking Friday at a fan Q&A in Calgary before UFC on FOX 30’s ceremonial weigh-ins, Nurmagomedov fielded numerous queries about the potential blockbuster […]

Morning Report: If not GSP or Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov looking at Dustin Poirier, Eddie Alvarez for title shot

MMAfighting.com By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew With UFC 226 over and done with, the eyes of the MMA world now turn to the end of the year schedule for the UFC and the possibility of some major fights on the horizon. Perhaps the biggest of these fights is the potential blockbuster match-up […]

Morning Report: If not GSP or Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov looking at Dustin Poirier, Eddie Alvarez for title shot

MMAfigting.com By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew With UFC 226 over and done with, the eyes of the MMA world now turn to the end of the year schedule for the UFC and the possibility of some major fights on the horizon. Perhaps the biggest of these fights is the potential blockbuster match-up […]