Dana White: Things are all ‘good with Khabib’ Nurmagomedov and the UFC

An apparent standoff with Khabib Nurmagomedov and the UFC has been resolved, according to president Dana White – even if he didn't sound entirely sure. Nurmagomedov last week threatened to leave the UFC if the promotion fired his teammate, Zubaira Tukhugov, who was involved in the melee he sparked after submitting Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event. But, […]

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Inside Conor McGregor’s week after controversial defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor now has a week of reflection following his brutal defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov and the chaotic scenes that marred UFC 229. The Irishman still won, sort of, despite the loss, picking up close to £38m once PPV numbers are settled. His future remains unclear, with a rematch his preferred option. Next week will likely be more relaxing as […]

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Video shows genesis of McGregor-Khabib brawl

New footage has emerged which shows exactly how the shocking Conor McGregor-Khabib Nurmagomedov post-fight brawl really started. And it looks like it was the president of Nurmagomedov’s management agency who sparked the chaotic scenes. Seconds after McGregor taps out, fan footage from near the cage shows Rizvan Magomedov walking past. Wearing a blue suit, he patronizingly slaps McGregor’s training partner […]

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Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov suspended 10 days for brawl at UFC 229

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are being suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a brawl that erupted inside and outside the octagon after their lightweight title fight last weekend in Las Vegas. Letters were sent Wednesday informing both fighters that they will be suspended for at least 10 days effective Oct. 15, commission executive Bob Bennett said Thursday. […]

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McGregor and Khabib both suspended following UFC 229 brawl

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission pending a full enquiry. The pair were involved in a brawl following their lightweight title fight at UFC 229 on Saturday night. Both McGregor and Nurmagomedov will be given a 10-day suspension on October 15. The NSAC will then vote on October 24 as to […]

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Conor McGregor falls in UFC pound-for-pound and lightweight rankings after loss

Conor McGregor has tumbled down the UFC pound-for-pound rankings following his brutal defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov. The Notorious is also down in the lightweight rankings after succumbing to the Russian in the fourth round via submission. McGregor has slipped to eighth in the pound-for-pound rankings, whilst he is now third in the lightweight rankings, behind Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Nurmagomedov […]

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New footage reveals what really sparked McGregor vs Khabib riot

Fresh footage has emerged that suggests the president of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s management agency sparked the riot which overshadowed the Russian’s victory over Conor McGregor . Rizvan Magomedov is seen taunting McGregor’s teammate Dillon Danis in the aftermath of McGregor’s defeat. Danis reacts by pushing the president of Dominance MMA which appears to spark Nurmagomedov into action. The UFC lightweight champion […]

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What Conor McGregor said to Khabib Nurmagomedov during fight

Conor McGregor riled Khabib Nurmagomedov throughout a bitter pre-fight build-up to maximise the attention on the UFC 229 spectacle. The Irishman’s controversial comments seemingly went too far, with the Russian pumped up enough to attack The Notorious’ team after the fight. Chaotic scenes marred the event in Las Vegas and while Khabib has somewhat taken ownership of the situation, there […]

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Dana White says Conor McGregor has already called about a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov, but he may have to wait in line

Dana White said on Monday that Conor McGregor has called him asking for a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov after tapping out in UFC 229. Because of the melee that ensued after the fight, White said Nurmagomedov must first go before the Nevada State Athletic Commission before determining a future opponent. White hinted that Tony Ferguson could be Nurmagomedov’s next opponent, […]

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