How victory over Conor McGregor cemented Khabib Nurmagomedov’s status as a man to be feared

In advance of the clash between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018, many felt that the Irishman was about to put the Russian in his place. With just one defeat to McGregor’s name, against Nate Diaz, which he avenged soon afterwards in a rematch, he was seen as the man to end Khabib’s … Read more

Khabib tells Chael Sonnen how the lightweight title picture looks to him

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is beloved by many of his fellow fighters and legions of fans. He has friends everywhere including our favorite adopted uncle, Chael P Sonnen. The point we are trying to make is that when Khabib says something people listen. Sonnen said the number one contender picture according to Khabib is … Read more

McGregor savagely slams Khabib Nurmagomedov’s strategy for Gaethje bout

It didn’t take long for Conor McGregor to come out of the woodwork to criticize returning bitter rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib is the UFC lightweight champion and is set to throwdown with interim champ Justin Gaethje later this year. That is one heck of a first fight back for the Russian after dealing with the … Read more

Khabib shares first Instagram post since father’s death

I lost my dad last year but it feels like yesterday. Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov lost his father on July 3rd but that hasn’t stopped reporters and fans from pestering Dana White with questions about when the Russian might return. Khabib‘s relationship with his father Abdulmanap was much more complicated and special than most because … Read more

Justin Gaethje says Conor McGregor is a punchable legend

UFC Interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has quickly become a fan favorite for his honesty and aggressiveness inside the cage. He might just be one of the most real fighters to ever compete in the UFC when it comes to just being himself and not a character. Maybe that’s why his straightforward comments on Conor … Read more