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#Khabib Nurmagomedov

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Poirier to remain undisputed UFC lightweight champ

Nurmagomedov won by rear naked choke after 2:06 of the third round.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Boxer's tragic death makes Khabib 'begin to hate this sport in which we beat other'

The UFC lightweight champion was saddened to hear of the death of his younger compatriot.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'He begged me, 'Please don't kill me', and he talks about a rematch?' - No McGregor sequel, says Khabib

The UFC lightweight champion said that in the last three years, McGregor has won only once – in an amateur boxing match.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

New contract makes Nurmagomedov 'the highest-paid athlete in the UFC'

The lightweight champion has inked fresh terms with the UFC as he prepares to face Dustin Poirier.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

UFC announce September title defence for lightweight champion Khabib

The undefeated Russian will take on interim title-holder Dustin Poirier in a unification bout in Abu Dhabi.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib

Elsewhere on the card, Israel Adesanya proved himself on the biggest level by defeating Kelvin Gastelum.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor UFC

'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor

The Dubliner said because he had reached such an elite level of fighting, he was lacking motivation at UFC 229.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Monday 25 February, 2019

McGregor's teammate Danis hit with seven-month suspension over UFC 229 brawl

The Bellator fighter has also been fined $7,500 over the incident.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

McGregor gets six-month suspension and $50,000 fine over UFC 229 fracas

Nurmagomedov has been hit with a nine-month ban and a fine of $500,000 in relation to October’s incident.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

UFC boss expects Nurmagomedov and McGregor to fight again this year

The pair clashed in Las Vegas last October, when Nurmagomedov managed a fourth-round submission victory.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Monday 31 December, 2018

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# khabib-nurmagomedov - Monday 10 December, 2018

'Feed me, they can all get it' - Holloway keen on McGregor and Khabib bouts

The featherweight champion continued his impressive winning streak in Toronto on Saturday night.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

NSAC to release half of Khabib's UFC 229 purse but suspend him and McGregor indefinitely

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor will remain suspended by Nevada pending further investigation.

Lobov determined to exact revenge on Tukhugov over cheap shot on McGregor

Artem Lobov faces Michael Johnson this weekend but he hasn’t forgotten about Zubaira Tukhugov.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Nurmagomedov holds talks over Moscow Mayweather fight in front of '100,000 fans'

The UFC lightweight champion says he met with a Russian boxing chief today.

McGregor releases statement on 'fair and square' defeat to Nurmagomedov

The 30-year-old Dubliner was comprehensively beaten by the UFC lightweight champion on 6 October.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'We worked it out' - UFC chief plays down Khabib's quit threat

The champion vowed to leave the UFC if the Las Vegas brawl had consequences for his team-mates.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Friday 12 October, 2018

McGregor and Khabib handed initial suspensions ahead of UFC brawl investigation

The pair will appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on 24 October.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed

Zubaira Tukhugov was scheduled to fight Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor’s training partner, later this month.

McGregor's team-mate denies sparking UFC 229 brawl with religious slur

Dillon Danis was Khabib Nurmagomedov’s target when he leapt from the cage after defeating Conor McGregor.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

McGregor takes a tumble in UFC rankings as Khabib climbs to second place

The lightweight champion has taken a big leap forward following his win in Las Vegas last weekend.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

McGregor's coach expects Khabib rematch next but would love Diaz trilogy

John Kavanagh says summer 2019 is the realistic return date for a return to the octagon.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Monday 8 October, 2018

UFC dig hole for themselves but strike PPV gold with potential Khabib-McGregor fallout

Don’t be surprised to see Saturday night’s events used to promote a rematch in a few months’ time.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Sunday 7 October, 2018

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos Return Of The Mac This post contains videos

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos

Gavan Casey joins us from Sin City with the latest news from a manic night in the T-Mobile Arena.

Nevada Commission withholding Khabib's purse for role in post-fight violence

The UFC lightweight champion has apologised to the Commission for his actions after beating Conor McGregor.

'Three of Khabib's guys are on the way to jail' says disgusted Dana White

The UFC boss says he’s sick about the crazy conclusion to UFC 229.

Conor McGregor tapped out by Khabib Nurmagomedov before event descends into mayhem

Khabib stays unbeaten but there’ll be repercussions for the champion after he kicked off ugly scenes in Vegas.

Open thread: how do you see Nurmagomedov v McGregor going tonight?

Let’s have those predictions.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight?

The Irishman faces defending champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Friday 5 October, 2018

McGregor half a pound under limit as both fighters make weight for Las Vegas showdown UFC 229 This post contains videos
On the ground in Vegas - UFC 229 preview Return Of The Mac This post contains videos

On the ground in Vegas - UFC 229 preview

Gavan Casey dials in from Nevada with all the latest news ahead of McGregor’s comeback.

All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend

Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title on the line against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.

'I always say you should aim for peace, but if you can't get peace, you should aim between the eyes'

Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn’t waiting around for Conor McGregor at Thursday’s final press conference for UFC 229.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Thursday 4 October, 2018

LIVE: Nurmagomedov v McGregor in the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference Talk Is Cheap This post contains videos

LIVE: Nurmagomedov v McGregor in the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference

The Notorious is aiming to win back the lightweight belt this weekend, and they are scheduled to face the media at 11pm Irish time.

'What about the Irish language?' - Nurmagomedov has a pop at McGregor fans Cúpla Focail This post contains videos

'What about the Irish language?' - Nurmagomedov has a pop at McGregor fans

The Dagestani fighter attempted to rile travelling supporters during the UFC 229 workouts.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour

Professional fighter Joseph Duffy breaks down the meeting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

'I was scared s***less but the best part about that was, you guys laugh about it' UFC 229 This post contains videos

'I was scared s***less but the best part about that was, you guys laugh about it'

Episode 2 of UFC Embedded sees the fighters gearing up for a massive weekend in Nevada.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

History suggests the potential impact of mental warfare shouldn't be dismissed

Sugar Ray Leonard learned the importance of keeping one’s emotions in check when he faced Roberto Duran.

# khabib-nurmagomedov - Monday 1 October, 2018

‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’ UFC 229 This post contains videos

‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’

In Episode 1 of the new UFC Embedded series, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor step up preparations for their Las Vegas bout.

Nurmagomedov vows to make McGregor humble in Saturday's UFC headliner

“It’s going to be a long night for him. I’m going to make him tired and maul him inside the cage.”

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