McGregor says Khabib ‘running’, wants to fight multiple times in Q1 2021

When Stephen A. Smith has somebody on their show he always manages to get some good answers. He had a very confident Connor McGregor on ahead of his UFC 257 fight on Saturday with Dustin Poirier. He commented on why a rematch with current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t happened and the Irishman said the Russian was scared. He also made it clear that he wants to fight multiple times in the first quarter of this year. The odds of Conor McGregor fighting more than twice this year are pretty high so I guess we will all have to wait and see. This video is worth a watch, check it out.

Watch: UFC 257 weigh ins

UFC 257 goes down tomorrow in Abu Dhabi airing on ESPN plus. The main event is Conor McGregor versus Dustin Poirier with a solid co-main event of the debuting former Bellator champ Michael Chandler vs Dan Hooker. Check out the official weigh-ins, they were electric.

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Watch: UFC Fight Island 7 weigh ins

Max Holloway looks to get back on track Saturday night in Abu Dhabi when he faces Calvin Kattar. The featherweights throw down in the main event of UFC Fight Island 7 which airs not only on ESPN+ but also on ABC. Carlos Condit takes on Matt Brown in what could steal fight of the night honors.

Check out the official weigh-in video below.