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Michael Bisping Says Conor McGregor Is Praying Poirier Beats Khabib

Michael Bisping believes Conor McGregor is rooting for Dustin Poirier to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov. On Sept. 7, Nurmagomedov and Poirier will clash in the main event of UFC 242. This will be a lightweight title unification bout. “The Eagle” vs. “The Diamond” takes place in Abu Dhabi. It’ll be Nurmagomedov’s second lightweight title defense. On a new edition of his Believe You Me podcast, Bisping explained why he thinks McGregor is hoping that Poirier pulls off the […]

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Khabib Nurmagomedov outlines new UFC contract

Lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to defend his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC 242. Not only is it another title fight, but the champion got a new contract that reportedly makes him the highest paid fighter. Ultimately, Nurmagomedov is quite happy with the deal. “Frankly speaking, I would not like to disclose the terms of the contract,” Khabib Nurmagomedov said on his YouTube channel. “They are very good and most […]

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Dana White ‘absolutely’ expects Conor McGregor & Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch

Yesterday, it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi. There, Poirier will look to be the first person to give the Russian a loss. It will also be the first time since the Conor McGregor fight that Nurmagomedov will return to the Octagon. Although Ali Abdelaziz has shut down talks of the rematch, for now, UFC President, Dana White says a rematch is something Conor […]

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Dustin Poirier breaks down potential title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Dustin Poirier has been grinding in the sport for quite some time, and now all signs point to him finally getting a lightweight title shot. His previous fight, he beat Max Holloway by decision to become the interim lightweight champion. Now, the Louisiana native Poirier is set for what will be his hardest fight to date. He is going to take on the undefeated lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, who has only lost one round in his MMA […]

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Conor McGregor reveals that his game plan plagued his performance against Khabib Nurmagomedov

At UFC 229, Conor McGregor returned to the Octagon to take on the lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov. There, the Irishman was looking to become the new lightweight champion. However, he was submitted in the fourth round and lost the fight. Now, looking back on the fight, the former champ-champ revealed that his strategy and game plan going into the fight is what costed him. “My whole approach in that camp — the injuries, the non-commitment, even the […]

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