Tag: UFC Lightweight Champion
Dustin Poirier details his missed opportunity to submit Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242, and explains why the Dagestani is so difficult to beat.
Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to live a normal life where he doesn’t have to train everyday and can help his friends reach their potential in MMA.
Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals health issues before UFC 254, believes Justin Gaethje mentally gave up against him, and states that Tony Ferguson was never an elite fighter.
Dana White says he’s still pursuing Khabib Nurmagomedov in the hope of luring him back into fighting. And gives an update for The Ultimate Fighter season 29.
Dana White tells Khabib Nurmagomedov that he’ll need to vacate his lightweight belt if he wants to fight Georges St-Pierre, who says he’s ‘freaking excited’ at the thought of fighting the Dagestani.
Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that the winner of the Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor rematch at UFC 257 will go on to win his lightweight belt.
Khabib Nurmagomedov says that after everything was said before UFC 229, he expected more from Conor McGregor, who has exchanged more words with Ali Abdelaziz on social media.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz is confident of handing Israel Adesanya his first MMA loss. And says he will decide when they fight.
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.