Conor McGregor next fight: Khabib’s father confirms rematch WILL happen after Tony Ferguson fight – if UFC are willing to pay $100m

20 Jan

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father has confirmed his son WILL fight Conor McGregor after Tony Ferguson, but only if the UFC pay up $100million. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has guided his son from his days wrestling bears right up until the current day as undisputed lightweight champion. Despite being 28-0 and having arguably lost just one round in his […]

Conor McGregor could emulate Anthony Joshua by fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov in front of 90,000 at Wembley

20 Jan

Conor McGregor could well take on bitter rival Khabib Nurmagomedov in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley, according to Dana White. It comes after the UFC president confirmed a rematch between the two superstars is unlikely to happen in Moscow, despite pleas from ‘The Notorious’. McGregor returned to the octagon on Saturday night at the […]

Conor McGregor ‘more than ready’ for Jorge Masvidal but Dana White wants rematch vs Khabib Nurmagomedov for UFC lightweight title

19 Jan

Conor McGregor is making big plans for the UFC’s welterweight division but Dana White has other ideas. ‘The Notorious’ beat veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at the 170lbs weight class on Saturday in spectacular style as he made his return to the octagon. It was his third fight at welterweight following his two encounters with Nate […]

Is UFC 246 press conference proof Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘humbled’ Conor McGregor? ‘Notorious’ appears changed ahead of ‘Cowboy’ fight

16 Jan

It seems Khabib Nurmagomedov did what he planned to do with Conor McGregor. At the UFC 246 press conference in Las Vegas, the Irishman’s attitude appeared to have changed. This is where he has got under the skin of many opponents – Khabib included – and in 2018, ahead of their fight, the Russian vowed […]

Rare footage of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s stunned reaction to Conor McGregor’s sensational KO of Jose Aldo at UFC 194 in just 13 seconds

12 Jan

Rare footage of Khabib Nurmagomedov reacting to Conor McGregor’s record-breaking knockout of Jose Aldo in 2015 has emerged. In amazing scenes, McGregor ended his rival’s reign as featherweight champion in just 13 seconds as he embarked on his quest to become the double champion, which saw him later claim the lightweight title. It was a […]

Conor McGregor’s teammate Dillon Danis talks about UFC 229 brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov and believes Russian ran away in Las Vegas

10 Jan

Conor McGregor’s training partner Dillon Danis has revealed what really happened during his infamous skirmish with Khabib Nurmagomedov back in October 2018. The Irishman will return to the octagon for the first time since that crushing loss to Nurmagomedov when he faces Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on January 18 at the T-Mobile Arena in […]

Donald Cerrone beware, Conor McGregor is the master of mind games – just ask UFC rivals Jose Aldo, Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov

9 Jan

Conor McGregor has proved himself in the octagon countless times and you don’t become a double world champion – the first in UFC history – by just having a loud mouth. Sure, the Irishman is a bit of a love or hate kind of guy, but with that personality and knockout power has brought more […]

Conor McGregor says UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘is trembling’ and doesn’t want rematch ‘everyone wants,’ including Dana White

4 Jan

Conor McGregor has reiterated his desire to fight bitter rival Khabib Nurmagomedov with an ominous warning to the lightweight champion. In his final outing before a brief retirement, McGregor was submitted by the Russian in October 2018 during their UFC 229 title clash. Since then, however, the pair have continued to exchange bitter words and […]

Justin Gaethje says powers above Dana White are forcing UFC president to make Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch

3 Jan

On the surface, Justin Gaethje has every reason to be annoyed Donald Cerrone will be standing across from Conor McGregor at UFC 247 on January 18 instead of him. The 31-year-old is on a three-fight win streak and, the last of which was a first-round knockout win over ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. However, despite being one of […]

Khabib hints at retirement after Tony Ferguson fight as Conor McGregor brands old foe a ‘scurrying rat’

18 Dec

Khabib Nurmagomedov has once again thrown his UFC future into doubt as Conor McGregor sent his old rival a message. The reigning undisputed lightweight champion holds a perfect 28-0 record in professional MMA and has previously talked about maintaining this unbeaten streak until his career ends. He will put that record and his 155lbs title […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov rules out Conor McGregor rematch and insists the Irishman’s next fight with Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is ‘minor league’ to him

14 Dec

Khabib Nurmagomedov has confirmed he will NOT fight Conor McGregor while he is the defending UFC lightweight champion. The bitter rivals finally met in the octagon in October 2018, with the Russian triumphing via a rear naked choke at the end of four brutal rounds for the challenger. After a brief period spent in retirement, […]

MMA News: Conor McGregor’s coach reveals major changes from Khabib fight, Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson is ‘the most important fight in UFC history’, Usman slams Covington’s EPO accusations

11 Dec

Here are the latest stories from the world of MMA… Conor McGregor’s coach reveals major changes from Khabib fight Conor McGregor’s striking coach is confident the ‘Notorious’ will return to the UFC and show the world ‘the Conor we fell in love with’. McGregor will return to the octagon on January 18 against Donald ‘Cowboy’ […]

Dana White reveals Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch will happen if they win next fights against ‘Cowboy’ and Ferguson

11 Dec

Dana White has confirmed both Conor McGregor and bitter rival Khabib Nurmagomedov could fight in 2020. The UFC president is in Las Vegas ahead of UFC 245, a card which will pit three world champions against the best in their respective divisions. And White told BT Sport he will be returning to Sin City on […]

Conor McGregor reveals he made a ‘few miscalculations’ before facing Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 as he prepares to move to welterweight

6 Dec

Conor McGregor has admitted his weight cut before facing Khabib Nurmagomedov had ‘a few miscalculations’. The ‘Notorious’ challenged for the lightweight belt at UFC 229 after an extended hiatus from the octagon, but was unsuccessful. Despite winning the belt after McGregor vacated it, the Russian delivered an emphatic performance to force the Irishman to tap […]

MMA news: Israel Adesanya on Paulo Costa, Chael Sonnen recalls Conor McGregor win over Eddie Alvarez, ‘Big’ John McCarthy talks Khabib v Ferguson

5 Dec

talkSPORT.com brings you the latest news from the world of mixed martial arts Similarities Israel Adesanya has compared a possible fight wth Paulo Costa to Conor McGregor’s bout against Jose Aldo. McGregor beat the Brazilian for the featherweight crown at UFC 194 back in December 2015. The clash had been hyped up for months, but […]

MMA news: Justin Gaethje slams Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone fight, Khabib Nurmagomedov motivated for Tony Ferguson clash

4 Dec

talkSPORT.com brings you the latest news from the world of mixed martial arts… Justin Gaethje slams Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone fight Gaethje has branded McGregor’s comeback fight with Donald Cerrone ‘a freak show’. The Notorious will make his mixed martial arts return when he takes on Cerrone at UFC 246 on January 18. It […]

Conor McGregor eyes two fights in 2020 after Donald Cerrone, Malignaggi knocks ‘stupid’ MMA fans, Covington attack on Dana White

2 Dec

Here are the best stories from the world of MMA from Monday, December 2… McGregor’s 2020 vision Conor McGregor wants to fight twice more in 2020 after making his UFC comeback against Donald Cerrone. News broke last week confirming the ‘Notorious’ will make his return to the octagon on January 18th at UFC 236 against […]

UFC news: Jon Jones’ next fight, Dustin Poirier wants Conor McGregor rematch, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson to meet in April

27 Nov

talkSPORT.com brings you the latest news from the world of mixed martial arts… Bones is back Jon Jones will defend his light-heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes on February 8 2020 in Houston, Texas. The UFC officially announced the two unbeaten fighters will headline at the Toyota Center and tickets for the event will go on […]

Floyd Mayweather comeback: What Manny Pacquiao, Canelo Alvarez, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov have said about TBE recently

22 Nov

Floyd Mayweather announced a shock comeback on Friday morning, seemingly from out of the blue. Just days after reiterating that he was done with fighting, the legendary 50-0 boxer took to social media to declare he’ll return in 2020. View this post on Instagram Coming out of retirement in 2020 A post shared by Floyd […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov eyes Georges St-Pierre fight after Tony Ferguson, Darren Till does not remember calling out Yoel Romero

20 Nov

Here are the latest stories making news in the world of mixed martial arts… Khabib still wants GSP fight UFC middleweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov looks set to finally fight Tony Ferguson when he next defends his belt. The pair have been scheduled to face each other four times but it has been cancelled for various […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals moment he knew Conor McGregor didn’t want their UFC fight, Jon Jones explains Octagon crawl entrance

18 Nov

Here are the latest stories making news in the world of mixed martial arts… Khabib knew McGregor didn’t want to be there Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed that when he looked into Conor McGregor’s eyes he saw he did not want to be in the Octagon with him. Nurmagomedov won in the fourth round of their bout […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he ‘beat Conor McGregor with pleasure’ and admits rival is the only man he wanted to hurt in the octagon

14 Nov

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he took delight in inflicting pain on Conor McGregor during their UFC lightweight title blockbuster. Although once amicable training partners, the duo became bitter enemies around 18 months ago and finally met in the octagon at UFC 229 in October 2018. In truth, McGregor looked a shadow of his former self after […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov next fight: UFC star’s return confirmed – When is it? Will he face Conor McGregor again?

11 Nov

Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to return to the UFC later this year for a blockbuster bout against Tony Ferguson. ‘The Eagle’ won on his Octagon comeback last September after nearly a year out following his controversial win over Conor McGregor. He headlined UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi and successfully defended his lightweight title by submitted […]

How the UFC pound-for-pound list SHOULD look including Jon Jones, Khabib and Israel Adensaya

9 Nov

The UFC have updated their pound-for-pound ranking in light of a spectacular night of action at Madison Square Garden. UFC 244 lived up to the billing as one of the greatest cards in recent years, with stacked action from top to bottom. Jorge Masvidal dismantled Nate Diaz in their BMF title fight, while Darren Till […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov could face Floyd Mayweather, but only after ‘greatest ever UFC fight’ against Tony Ferguson, his dad says

7 Nov

Khabib Nurmagomedov is open to a mega bout with Floyd Mayweather once his next UFC fight is out of the way, according to his father. The unbeaten UFC lightweight champion is expected to face Tony Ferguson in early 2020, with Zenit St. Petersburg’s stadium in Russia a possible venue to host it. View this post […]