Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s New UFC Contract Includes Georges St. Pierre Stipulation

Khabib Nurmagomedov has a new Ultimate Fighting Championship deal, and the contract comes with one especially noteworthy clause. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Manager Ali Abdelaziz discusses Nurmagomedov’s interactions with Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov

Earlier this month, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov traveled to Chechnya during the holy month of Ramadan to attend a meal at the invitation of Chechen autocrat Ramzan Kadyrov. Nurmagomedov was accompanied by fellow MMA fighter Shamil Zavurov and posted a video recounting the night on his Instagram feed. It was not the first time […]

Conor McGregor: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team ‘running away’ from rematch

Conor McGregor was back in the news recently, as the first man ever to simultaneously hold two UFC weight-class titles detailed his side of the infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl to famed motivational guru Tony Robbins. But while “Mystic Mac” and his side of the skirmish which reverberated around the sports world commanded the bulk […]

Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor Will Always Have A Problem With Nurmagomedov’s Wrestling

While Conor McGregor continues to push for a rematch against lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ultimate Fighting Championship color commentator Joe Rogan maintains that one of the main dynamics of their first matchup is unlikely to change. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor Attacks Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Wife In Now-Deleted Tweet

Conor McGregor, who just last week retired from the sport of MMA, has reignited his rivalry against the last man to beat him inside the Octagon, Khabib Nurmagomedov. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor tweets, deletes personal attack on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wife

Conor McGregor might be retired, but he’s not done calling for a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. He’s willing to go low to get it, too. On Tuesday night, McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) took aim once again at Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC), imploring the UFC lightweight champion not to be scared of running back […]

Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wishlist includes fights with GSP, Tony Ferguson, Floyd Mayweather

While UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is still waiting on the Nevada Athletic Commission to levy punishment for inciting a brawl at UFC 229, the world waits for Nurmagomedov to reveal who he will be fighting next. Tony Ferguson, Floyd Mayweather, and Dustin Poirier have all been mentioned as possible opponents, and while Nurmagomedov doesn’t […]

‘Violent Bob Ross’ says he has ‘gained confidence’ from being Khabib Nurmagomedov’s sparring partner

DENVER — At UFC Denver media day, Luis Peña discusses training with Khabib Nurmagomedov, moving full-time to AKA, his fight with fellow TUF alum Mike Trizano, his “Violent Bob Ross” nickname and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Dana White scoffs at Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager expecting $50 million for next fight

NEW YORK – With the Nevada State Athletic Commission still deliberating on the chaotic events that transpired at UFC 229, there aren’t many updates that UFC President Dana White can provide when it comes to the lightweight title picture. Here’s one thing White can say, though: That $50 million dollar price tag that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s […]

NSAC Votes to Release Half of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s $2 Million Purse from UFC 229

The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to release half of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s $2 million purse from UFC 229 during a Wednesday meeting. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

NSAC releases $1 million of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 purse

Gallery Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor at UFC 229: Best photos view 15 images Khabib Nurmagomedov will get half of the purse he was guaranteed for UFC 229. The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to give Nurmagomedov $1 million of his disclosed $2 million payout for the event, tying the other half’s […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager responds to Conor McGregor: ‘Just STFU and move on’

You had to figure it wouldn’t take too long for someone in Khabib Nurmagomedov’s camp to respond to Conor McGregor’s recent Instagram post. In a Monday night post which as of Tuesday evening has received more than 2.7M likes, McGregor gave what many considered a clear-headed response to his fourth-round submission loss to Nurmagomedov in […]

Daniel Cormier Breaks Down Nurmagomedov’s Wrestling Technique From UFC 229

At UFC 229, Khabib Nurmagomedov continued to showcase just how effective his wrestling and top control game is, especially against a striker of the caliber of his opponent, Conor McGregor. Nurmagomedov controlled the fight from start to finish, smothering his opponent before eventually securing a neck crank in the fourth round to retain his Ultimate […]

Dana White responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s threat to quit UFC: ‘We’re good’

Gallery Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor at UFC 229: Best photos view 15 images An apparent standoff with Khabib Nurmagomedov and the UFC has been resolved, according to president Dana White – even if he didn’t sound entirely sure. Nurmagomedov last week threatened to leave the UFC if the promotion fired his teammate, Zubaira Tukhugov, […]

Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father says he’ll punish son ‘tougher’ than UFC does

At UFC 229, Khabib Nurmagomedov did what he promised he would do and “smashed” Conor McGregor, submitting the former two-division world champion in the fourth round of their title fight. Then he jumped the fence and attacked McGregor’s training partner Dillon Danis which started a brawl with McGregor’s team that has quickly become the most […]

Conor McGregor’s coach says Khabib Nurmagomedov’s reaction at UFC 229 wasn’t ‘a big deal’

At least one member of Conor McGregor’s team isn’t all the upset with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s reaction at UFC 229. On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC) successfully defended his lightweight title with a dominant submission win over McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC). Moments afterward, Nurmagomedov incited an all-out brawl when he […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Father Promises to Impose Punishment ‘Tougher Than the UFC’s’

Even if Khabib Nurmagomedov gets no more than a slap on the wrist from the UFC and the Nevada Athletic Commission for his post-fight actions on Saturday, he won’t receive the same treatment at home. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Photos: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Dagestan homecoming after UFC 229

Check out these photos highlighting UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s homecoming in Dagestan following his win over Conor McGregor at UFC 229. (Photos by Vasily Maximov, AFP/Getty Images) View full post on MMAjunkie

John Kavanagh says he understands Khabib Nurmagomedov’s reaction at UFC 229

We’re only two days removed from UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s submission victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Typically, after most fight cards, fans and pundits are abuzz with possible match-making conversations, reactions to highlights and chasing down fighters for reactions to the weekend’s fights. But this week, the only thing […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father ‘will be very hard on’ son for inciting UFC 229 brawl

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said after UFC 229 that he he’d have to deal with his father’s wrath when he returns home to Dagestan. He’s absolutely right. Speaking with Russian media on Sunday, Khabib’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, said he will come down hard on his son for inciting a brawl after his UFC 229 win over […]

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