Monday , June 21 2021

UFC news, rumors: Khabib Nurmagomedov addresses are Conor McGregor, Potential Next Fight

Until a definitive punishment the Handed down from The Nevada State Athletic Commission, we do not know for sure What-the future hold for UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Despites That, it should not stop-the undefeated Russian Addressing From What Could the-future hold for Him – and he did just That Recently in a news conference announcing a sponsorship With Gorilla energy drinks. During the-presser, Nurmagomedov admitted That he would much more prefer a Potential Showdown With Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Rather Than Facing Former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, Who More Than earned an Opportunity at-the title With HIS win over Anthony Pettis are on the Same UFC 229 Which card in Nurmagomedov disposed of Conor McGregor.

"For legacy and in-the-SENSE of-the-money aspect, and in a sporting SENSE, I think the-Mayweather Fight the much more Interesting," said Nurmagomedov via ESPN. "The commission athletics Need to finish up THENI first and we'll talk."

Naturally, brought`-the topic of McGregor Was Up, With The melee That closed their UFC 229 main event still fresh in everyone's minds. Nurmagomedov, a devout Muslim the Who, he said That Could he envision a scenario wherein-the Irishman and squash their beef Once and for All in-the-future.

"Everything the POSSIBLE. Just as McGregor and I feuded, so we Could Reconcile." Nurmagomedov before ASKING said, "Who are we not to one forgives Another whens-the Almighty forgives us?"

Both of-the Nurmagomedov That Subjects addressed here are up in-the-air for different REASONS. But it's hard not to admires Both Desire to Seek HIS BIGGEST the-money Fight – no matter the-sport – are on the Heels of newfound HIS FAME as well as McGregor Putting to bed-the beef With Once and for All.

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