Dana White reveals new talks with Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I have a feeling he might go for 30-0’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It appears Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement may be short-lived. This past Saturday following a second-round submission win over Justin Gaethje in the UFC 254 main event, the undefeated Russian laid his gloves down in the center of the octagon and announced that he was calling it a career. After earning a 29-0 […]

Dana White Expects Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Return to Try to Become 30-0

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Khabib Nurmagomedov resolute in retirement after earning No. 1 pound-for-pound ranking: ‘Mission is accomplished’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov knows very few fighters get to walk away on top. Across all combat sports, the list of athletes who have retired while holding a major championship much less calling it a career while undefeated is razor thin. Following a second-round submission against Justin Gaethje in the UFC 254 main […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Oct. 27: Does Khabib overtake Jon Jones as P4P No. 1?

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov made it look relatively easy this past weekend, moving his undefeated record to 29-0 after he submitted Justin Gaethje in the second round of their UFC 254 headliner. Afterward, Nurmagomedov, 32, shocked everyone when he announced he was retiring. But he also had a request: to be ranked No. 1 […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to Dagestan, explains retirement: ‘What else is there to do?’

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov returned home to Dagestan on Tuesday and spoke to reporters for the first time since leaving the octagon at UFC 254. Following his successful defense of the title against Justin Gaethje (22-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) at Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) announced his retirement from […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov Surpasses Jon Jones in UFC Pound-for-Pound Rankings

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Shares X-Ray of Broken Toe Suffered Weeks Before UFC 254

In addition to the emotional anguish of losing his father earlier this year, Khabib Nurmagomedov dealt with some physical hardships heading into UFC 254. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier: Khabib Nurmagomedov explained why he used a triangle choke to defeat Justin Gaethje at UFC 254

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images This past weekend at UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov successfully defended his lightweight title with a second round submission of Justin Gaethje. It was Nurmagomedov’s most impressive performance against the opponent most people viewed as his most difficult possible challenge, but apparently, it was even more impressive […]

Jon Jones dismisses notion Khabib is GOAT: He ‘just recently started fighting elite-level competition’

Jon Jones is having none of some fans’ claim that Khabib Nurmagomedov is the greatest MMA fighter ever. In a video posted on his Instagram account Monday, the former UFC light heavyweight champion took shots at the pro-Nurmagomedov argument and repeated the difference in UFC title defenses as his main talking point. “I’m talking to […]

Javier Mendez didn’t know Khabib Nurmagomedov was going to retire at UFC 254, addresses weigh-in controversy

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images When UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov laid his gloves on the canvas after beating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, fans weren’t the only ones shocked. Nurmagomedov’s longtime coach, American Kickboxing Academy’s Javier Mendez, said he had no idea Nurmagomedov would call it a career this past Saturday […]

Paulo Filho Views Khabib as MMA’s GOAT, Believes McGregor Will Reclaim Lightweight Throne

Undefeated for almost eight years in MMA, former World Extreme Cagefighting champion Paulo Filho in 2007 was labeled by Anderson Silva as the best middleweight fighter in the world. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

El Legado Perfecto De Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Jon Jones Disputes Khabib GOAT Talk, Points to Longer Track Record of Title Fight Wins

Jon Jones still isn’t buying the “Greatest of All Time” discussion that has surrounded Khabib Nurmagomedov since his retirement bout at UFC 254 on Saturday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jon Jones jabs Khabib Nurmagomedov fans: 15-4, and you guys are talking about the GOAT?

Two days after a tweet storm about Khabib Nurmagomedov, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones hasn’t let go of the GOAT argument. Jones on Monday posted a selfie video jabbing at Nurmagomedov fans who say the 32-year-old lightweight champ is the best ever. “I’m talking to all you Khabib fans out there,” said Jones, […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s road to UFC 254 was filled with obstacles, including hospital stay

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov had to battle numerous obstacles heading into the final fight of his career. Prior to submitting Justin Gaethje in the second round of the UFC 254 headliner, it was revealed that Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) missed two weeks of camp after being diagnosed with the mumps in mid-September. UFC […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje UFC 254 scorecards: 2 judges gave Gaethje 1st round

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov put on a masterful performance in the second round of his UFC 254 title defense against Justin Gaethje. But despite a high-pressure attack, two of three judges had Gaethje winning the opening frame. Official scorecards from Saturday’s pay-per-view main event showed a […]

Georges St. Pierre: Khabib Nurmagomedov Left An ‘Incredible Legacy’ in MMA

Georges St. Pierre was supposed to be magic No. 30 on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s journey to retirement. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 254 post-event facts: Examining Khabib Nurmagomedov’s historic retirement resume

The UFC’s final event of its second “Fight Island” stint went down Saturday with UFC 254, which took place at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. In the main event, Khabib Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) further cemented himself as the top lightweight in MMA, then relinquished that position when he announced his […]

Jon Jones scoffs at Khabib Nurmagomedov taking over as pound-for-pound best, much less becoming the GOAT

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones is happy to praise Khabib Nurmagomedov on an incredible career, but he’s not ready to just hand over his spot as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport, much less declare anybody else as the greatest of all-time. At UFC 254, Nurmagomedov announced his retirement from MMA just moments […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Unparalleled, Unmatched and Undisputed

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