Tag: UFC Lightweight Champion
Ahead of his toughest test to date this weekend at UFC 254 against Justin Gaethje, Khabib Nurmagomedov opens up on the possibility of retiring at 30-0, and speculation that Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are set to fight at welterweight.
A week away from Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje fighting for the undisputed lightweight title at UFC 254, we take a closer look at the main event.
After Khabib Nurmagomedov said Tony Ferguson is ‘finished’ and Ali Abdelaziz offered him six figures to fight Islam Makhachev at UFC 254, ‘El Cucuy’ has hit back at both of them.
Justin Gaethje believes a win over Conor McGregor will cement his legacy. But before then, he’s preparing to beat Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254, and plans to make him bleed in the process.
Javier Mendez states that Khabib Nurmagomedov is likely to fight GSP before retirement, in a bout that decides who is the best of all time.
After relinquishing his UFC light heavyweight title, Jones has hinted at his next move. Meanwhile, several fighters have reacted to the news and the new champion looks set to be crowned at UFC 253.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has opened up on the death of his father for the first time, and explained how it’s impacting his preparations for UFC 254.
Robert Whittaker is set to share the main card with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254, and the former champion says he’s a big fan of the unbeaten Dagestani.
Khabib Nurmagomedov might be facing his biggest test in Justin Gaethje next, but that hasn’t stopped him thinking about future fights with GSP, Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson and Floyd Mayweather.
After Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson was cancelled for the fifth time ahead of UFC 249, AKA head coach Javier Mendez is hoping it doesn’t get booked a sixth time.
Daniel Cormier opens up on the toughest test of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s career, in Justin Gaethje. As well as Khabib’s preparations for the fight and whether he will commentate UFC 254.
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s head coach Javier Mendez, revealed that the champion will not be holding his next training camp in California and detailed ‘The Eagle’s’ career plan.
Exclusive: Ali Abdelaziz talks Khabib vs Justin Gaethje and GSP, and says he has put Conor McGregor on a ‘timeout’ and that Tony Ferguson is now ‘irrelevant’.
UFC president Dana White discusses financial negotiations with Jon Jones, who recently stated that he will not fight until his demands are met.
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach Javier Mendez, breaks down Tony Ferguson, Justin Gaethje, and Conor McGregor as possible future opponents.
Ahead of UFC 249, Justin Gaethje says he likes the matchup with Tony Ferguson. Adding that he wouldn’t have accepted a short notice fight with the champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Chael Sonnen is backing Israel Adesanya to beat Jon Jones inside the Octagon and in the mental warfare. And also believes it’s time ‘Bones’ went along with his ‘scumbag’ image.
UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje plans to ‘royally screw up’ the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson fight we’ve been wanting to see for five years, at UFC 249.
Georges St-Pierre claims that a fight with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would have been too risky for the UFC’s future plans.
Coach Javier Mendez has defended Khabib Nurmagomedov’s decision to return to Russia in the build up to UFC 249, following online criticism.
Justin Gaethje says he has the perfect dance partner at UFC 249. Tony Ferguson says he’s going to make his own highlight. And Dana White talks Conor McGregor and Joe Rogan.
With Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 looking likely to be cancelled for the fifth time, we looked closer at some of the uncanny similarities between the two.