Russian UFC fighter Alexey Oleynik says that the Irish UFC fighter Conor McGregor will not be able to cope with the Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC previously announced the fight of Nurmagomedov with McGregor on October 6 in Las Vegas. The Russian will defend the belt of the lightweight champion.
2012 Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling American Jordan Burroughs will not prepare Irishman Conor McGregor for a fight against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia. Fight Nurmagomedov - McGregor is scheduled for October 6 in Las Vegas. Earlier in the media it was reported that Barrows would be engaged in training with the Irish fighter for a duel with Nurmagomedov.
Former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson said he has fully recovered from knee surgery and is ready to begin preparations for his next fight. "I am completely recovered in 4 months. Thanks to everyone who believed in me. It's time to get back. Champion," Ferguson signed his photo in Instagram.
Russian UFC heavyweight Alexey Oleynik does not consider the fight with the New Zealander Mark Hunt as the most important fight in his career. The meeting of these fighters will take place on September 15 at the tournament in Moscow.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and coach of the UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, shared his opinion about the nearest rival Conor McGregor, noting that from the point of view of the sports component the Irishman does not deserve to fight for the title.
Champion of Uzbekistan in the MMA 25-year-old Jamshid Kenzhayev was killed in a nightclub in Tashkent. The young man came to the club "Aurum 898" in the Yunusabad district of Tashkent on the night of August 8 and tried to carry a knife with him, but the guards got in his way. There was a conflict, as a result of which the athlete was stabbed and died in the hospital. The guards also went to the hospital, their lives are not in danger.
Khabib Nurmagomedov on his page in Instagram asked the head of the UFC to say a word before the US President Donald Trump about the visa for his father. Nurmagomedov provided this record with a photo on which Dana White is visiting Donald Trump.
Former player in American football Greg Hardy successfully held the third duel in mixed martial arts. The American, who played in the NFL for "Carolina" and "Dallas", knocked out compatriot Tabaris Gordon at the 17th second in the first round.
The American fighter Nick Newell, whose left arm is amputated to the elbow, will not be able to make his debut at the UFC tournament, as reported by the head of the fight promotion, Dana White.
It is exactly two months before the fight between the undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and the Irish superstar, the former champion in two divisions Conor McGregor. Bookmakers have already begun to accept bets on the outcome of the most anticipated MMA confrontation in this year.