Category: Lightweight division

January 23, 2020

Islam Makhachev vs Diego Ferreira fight in the works?

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and head coach of the Dagestan’s gym Eagles MMA, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, announced to the Russian press that Islam Makhachev vs Diego Ferreira fight is “currently in the works for an event in Brazil”. According to Nurmagomedov, this fight will be officially announced in the near future. Islam Makhachev’s manager, Rizvan Magomedov, on […]

January 19, 2020

Who will Islam Makhachev fight next?

UPDATE AS OF AUGUST 2020: Islam Makhachev in his next fight will face former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 254 event on the same card as Khabib vs Gaethje fight. Their fight will take place on October 24th on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. A few days ago […]

October 2, 2019

Islam Makhachev signed a new contract with the UFC

Islam Makhachev, Khabib Nurmagomedov’s lifetime friend, teammate and sparring partner, signed a new contract with the UFC organization. Makhachev’s new deal is a 4-fight agreement and according to Islam “financial terms of the contract are a lot better than expected”. In his latest interview, Makhachev also stated that up until now he basically didn’t save […]

September 11, 2019

Khabib Nurmagomedov about Poirier’s guillotine

What an amazing event we’ve witnessed at UFC 242 in Abu-Dhabi! In the main event of the evening, the Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defended his title against an interim champion Dustin Poirier by winning via rear-naked choke submission in the 3rd round. Khabib, the undefeated champion, submitted his opponent but it’s not what created a […]

August 21, 2019

What happens if Khabib or Poirier withdraw from UFC 242?

We are getting closer and closer to the UFC 242 event which will be held in Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on September 7th. In the main event of the evening, the undefeated Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to defend his title against an interim champ Dustin Poirier (make sure to check out the matchup […]

July 12, 2019

Who will Khabib fight next after Dustin Poirier?

The undefeated UFC Lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, will face an interim champ Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 event in Abu-Dhabi on September 7, 2019. Nurmagomedov recently signed a new multi-fight deal with the UFC, which is believed to be a contract at least for 3 fights. The first one is ahead of us against Poirier, […]

June 11, 2019

Predictions & Matchup for Khabib vs Poirier Fight

It’s finally official: the undefeated UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will try to defend his title against an interim champ Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 event on September 7, 2019. We’ve heard these rumors a while ago that Khabib is planning to fight on September 7 and then again with quick turnaround on December 21st […]

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