Khabib’s manager snubs McGregor rematch hopes and says GSP is next not Ferguson – The Sun

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV will reject Conor McGregor’s plea for a rematch and a fight with Tony Ferguson to face Georges St-Pierre next, according to his manager.

The Dagestani retained his UFC Lightweight Title last Saturday by submitting Dustin Poirier in the third round in Abu Dhabi.

That led Irishman McGregor, who tapped out against Khabib last October, to tweet “Book my rematch for Moscow” immediately afterwards.

But the undefeated champion’s manager Ali Abdelaziz already has the star’s next opponent lined-up – and it is bad news for Notorious.

Speaking to TMZ Sports, Abdelaziz said: “Conor is like a sour ex-girlfriend, she cannot get anyone else. He is not a good person, the train has left him. We don’t want to talk about Conor. He beat a world champion.

“Conor, who cares? For what? We already beat him, we whooped his ass. He made it ugly, that is all he can do is promote ugliness

“We don't want to go through this Conor bullsh**t again. 0.00 per cent chance.”

McGregor is not the only one angling for a fight with Khabib.

Tony Ferguson is also clamouring for a shot – but he also faces disappointment as the champ’s camp only have eyes on one man.

Abdelaziz: “Nobody really cares about what Tony says, nobody gives a s*** really.

“As far as I know, GSP is next, not Tony. That's what I want.

“Tony doesn't get what he wants, we get what Khabib wants and if Khabib calls me and says he wants GSP, GSP will be next.

“Georges is my friend for 10 years, and I know he wants to fight Khabib.

“Tony Ferguson, he beat a whole bunch of guys but he never been a champion, If Khabib wants to fight for legacy, a fight with Georges St-Pierre would be a huge fight.”

Despite 38-year-old St-Pierre declaring his retirement from the Octagon, the Khabib camp remain focused on securing a clash with the Canadian legend.

Abdelaziz added: “I think Khabib and GSP make more money, more headlines, people will care more.

“I know Georges, people say he cannot make the weight. Actually Georges walks around at maybe 186lbs. Khabib walk around at 190lbs. He can make the weight no problem.

“It will be great to see two legends fight. In 2019 it can happen, Canada, 60,000 seater stadium.”

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