Tag: Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov on Conor McGregor: ‘We have not finished yet what was on October 6’

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Bloodyelbow.com It appears Khabib Nurmagomedov has unfinished business with Conor McGregor. Although Nurmagomedov beat McGregor convincingly at UFC 229, submitting the Irishman with a neck crank in the fourth round, ‘The Eagle’ hinted that he would like to run things back with ‘The Notorious’ at a later date. […]

Kevin Lee thinks Dustin Poirier’s footwork could be problematic for Nurmagomedov: ‘It might be a long night for Khabib’

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Bloodyelbow.com Undefeated lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is the rightful favorite heading into his title unification bout against Dustin Poirier, but former lightweight title challenger turned welterweight hopeful Kevin Lee believes ‘The Diamond’ may have the tools to pull off the upset on Sept. 7. Speaking to renowned podcast […]

Dana White ‘absolutely could’ see Khabib vs McGregor 2, will decide after UFC 242

By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Bloodyelbow.com UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially back in action. The undefeated Dagestani will unify the 155-pound title against interim champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 this September. With Khabib back in action and Conor McGregor back in the gym, the conversation about a rematch between the […]

Khabib calmed Abdelaziz down during McGregor’s bus attack: Relax, real gangsters don’t bring cameras

By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Bloodyelbow.com Unexpected chaos ensued during the UFC 223 fight week in April 2018 when Conor McGregor and a bunch of his comrades attacked a fighters’ bus. At the time, “The Notorious” was going after Khabib Nurmagomedov, who had a rift with SBG Dublin teammate Artem Lobov a few […]

Manager Ali Abdelaziz discusses Khabib Nurmagomedov’s interactions with Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov

By MMA Fighting Newswire MMAfighting.com Earlier this month, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov traveled to Chechnya during the holy month of Ramadan to attend a meal at the invitation of Chechen autocrat Ramzan Kadyrov. Nurmagomedov was accompanied by fellow MMA fighter Shamil Zavurov and posted a video recounting the night on his Instagram feed. It was not […]

McGregor: Khabib ‘scurried away’ like a rat after jumping fence during UFC 229 brawl

By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Bloodyelbow.com UFC 229 may forever be remembered for the infamous brawl that took place after the main event title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. From a superficial standpoint, it was a melee that erupted when Khabib jumped the fence after supposedly being taunted by Dillon Danis, […]