MMA
MARK Striegl finally makes his UFC debut next month as he faces Said Nurmagomedov at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs Korean Zombie on October 17 in Abu Dhabi.The Fil-Am fighter, carrying an 18-2 (1 NC) card, gets his much- ...
Sep 10, 2020
MMA
UNDEFEATED UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has agreed to face interim champ Justin Gaethje on Oct. 24.UFC President Dana White announced Nurmagomedov's return to mixed martial arts on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Nurmagomedov (28-0) holds the longest active ...
Jul 29, 2020
MMA
KHABIB Nurmagomedov said his father's heart condition is a result of complications brought by the coronavirus, and warned people not to take the pandemic lightly.The 31-year-old Nurmagomedov, who refused to break quarantine even as the Ultimate Fighting Championship ...
May 19, 2020
MMA
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he won't leave quarantine in Russia to fight, dealing another blow to UFC President Dana White's determination to hold UFC 249 on April 18 amid the coronavirus pandemic.Nurmagomedov made his announcement ...
Apr 2, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - After three years without a victory, Conor McGregor needed only 40 seconds to reclaim his place at the center of the mixed martial arts world.McGregor's dynamic stoppage of Donald Cerrone in UFC 246 on Saturday night (Sunday, ...
Jan 20, 2020
MMA
MOSCOW - Khabib Nurmagomedov said on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that Conor McGregor would need to win 10 straight fights to earn a rematch for his UFC title.McGregor hasn't fought since Nurmagomedov beat him by submission for the UFC lightweight ...
Nov 9, 2019
MMA
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised Khabib Nurmagomedov as a "strong, tough fighter" after the unbeaten Russian retained his UFC lightweight title.Putin met with Nurmagomedov and the fighter's father Abdulmanap in Russia on Thursday, and said he watched ...
Sep 13, 2019
MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Khabib Nurmagomedov stopped Dustin Poirier by submission in the third round on Saturday night at UFC 242, retaining his lightweight title and unbeaten record.After dominating Poirier with wrestling and grappling throughout the bout at Yas Island, ...
Sep 8, 2019
MMA
THE last time Khabib Nurmagomedov was in an octagon, he didn't leave through the door.He's hoping to make an exit more befitting a champion this weekend.The UFC's lightweight pound-for-pound king hasn' ...
Sep 6, 2019
MMA
MOSCOW - Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn't think Conor McGregor's retirement is for real.McGregor said last week he was quitting mixed martial arts but Nurmagomedov, who beat the Irish fighter for the UFC lightweight title in October, isn't ...
Apr 2, 2019
MMA
LAS VEGAS - UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was fined $500,000 and suspended for nine months for a brawl inside and outside the octagon after his fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 229. McGregor was fined $50,000 and suspended for six ...
Jan 30, 2019
MMA
MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin has met with Khabib Nurmagomedov to congratulate him on winning the UFC lightweight title, and defended the fighter's actions in the brawl that followed his victory over Conor McGregor.Putin hailed Nurmagomedov' ...
Oct 11, 2018
MMA
WHILE Khabib Nurmagomedov awaits the result of the investigation of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on the post-fight brawl in UFC 229 against Conor McGregor, the Russian champion faces a more severe punishment from his father.Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov said on Russian ...
Oct 9, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Khabib Nurmagomedov apologized, though it was clear he wasn't sorry about much.Not after putting a beating on Conor McGregor in their highly anticipated fight. Not after leaping out of the octagon to settle another score while a ...
Oct 8, 2018
MMA
CHICAGO - This is why the late US Senator John McCain of Arizona once loathed the sport, calling it "human cockfighting." This is why the MMA always falls short in its attempt to dislodge boxing as the No. 1 combat sports on TV ...
Oct 8, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - A few seconds after Conor McGregor tapped Khabib Nurmagomedov's arm and submitted to the champion's choke, Nurmagomedov climbed the cage and leaped at the men in McGregor's corner, setting off a prolonged brawl inside ...
Oct 7, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor tapped out in the fourth round of his comeback fight at UFC 229 against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who then climbed over the cage and set off a brawl by scuffling with another fighter in McGregor's corner on ...
Oct 7, 2018
MMA
LIGHTWEIGHT champion Khabib Nurmagomedov displayed his superb ground skills to stop Conor McGregor in the fourth round in UFC 229 on Saturday in Las Vegas (Sunday, Manila time).The 30-year-old Nurmagomedov set up the grab with two lefts-hand strikes, ...
Oct 7, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor is returning to mixed martial arts after a 23-month absence when he takes on lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.McGregor will attempt to regain one of his two UFC titles in the main event at ...
Oct 7, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - The last time Conor McGregor was in a UFC cage, he was merely the biggest star in the history of mixed martial arts.In the 23 months since, the loquacious Irishman has become exponentially richer and much more famous. With ...
Oct 6, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn't about to wait around for a tardy Conor McGregor, who arrived at what was supposed to be their final prefight press conference together to find the UFC lightweight champion already gone.No worries, they' ...
Oct 5, 2018
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