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UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov totally dominates Dustin Poirier to become undisputed UFC lightweight champion

UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov totally dominates Dustin Poirier to become undisputed UFC lightweight champion

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UFC 242 saw two lightweights battle it out to see who was the true UFC lightweight champion, and Khabib Nurmagomedov emphatically made sure it was him.The Russian tapped out Dustin Poirier with a rear-naked choke in the third round of their contest in Abu Dhabi to extend his record to 28-0. Getty Khabib Nurmagomedov taps out Dustin Poirier The Eagle, 30, is regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter alongside Jon Jones at this point and the truth is he dominated Poirier from the start. The opening minute of the contest saw both men feeling each other out before Nurmagomedov shot on Poirier and took him to the ground. From there, the Russian did his usual game of wearing down his foe and at the end of the first, a flurry of shots had the interim champion ...
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov offered $2million Bellator deal by 50 Cent, responds on Instagram

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov offered $2million Bellator deal by 50 Cent, responds on Instagram

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‘SEND LOCATION’ Conor McGregor’s conqueror has threatened to quit the promotion and is now receiving offers from rival organisations Khabib Nurmagomedov has already received an offer from rival mixed martial arts company Bellator after threatening to quit the UFC. The lightweight champion released a public statement on Thursday, declaring that he would leave the organisation if they sack his team-mate Zubaira Tukhugov. Khabib is the undefeated, 27-0, UFC lightweight champion Tukhugov attacked Conor McGregor after Khabib tapped out the Irishman in the fourth round of their bout and then proceeded to vault the Octagon and brutalise his corner men on Saturday. Upon seeing this situation unfold, opportunistic ...
Brawls and arrests after Nurmagomedov beats McGregor

Brawls and arrests after Nurmagomedov beats McGregor

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Ugly scenes marred UFC 229 as lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov began a brawl by the octagon after beating Conor McGregor.Seconds after landing a fourth-round submission, the Russian vaulted the cage and headed towards Irishman McGregor's team, prompting a melee.Meanwhile, McGregor was involved in a bust-up in the octagon with members of his opponent's team. Three of Nurmagomedov's party were arrested but later released.'This is not my best side' - champion Nurmagomedov apologises for ugly scenes'Bad for the brand and bad for the sport - White on UFC 229 chaosThe BBC MMA Show podcast: A night to remember/forgetUFC president Dana White said McGregor had refused to press charges.Earlier ...
Conor McGregor KO’s sparring partner and practices ground game ahead of UFC 229 clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor KO’s sparring partner and practices ground game ahead of UFC 229 clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov

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BRUTAL The Notorious will be aiming to reclaim the lightweight title against the undefeated Russian in Las Vegas on October 6 Conor McGregor released footage of him dropping a sparring partner with a vicious left-hand ahead of his UFC 229 fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. The ‘Notorious’ is attempting to put his legal worries to one side, and win back the lightweight belt he was stripped of on October 6 in Las Vegas against the undefeated Russian. The meeting between Nurmagomedov and McGregor is one of the most highly-anticipated match-ups in UFC history For MMA experts around the world, this will be the biggest fight in combat sport history, but has proved to be the most divisive as well. Most recently, reigning UFC welterweight ch...