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Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov.(Instagram.)

EXCLUSIVE | Islam Makhachev recalls 'hard sparring' with Khabib Nurmagomedov

By YASH BHATI
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 02:59 PM IST
  • Makhachev has an impressive record of 18 wins and only one loss and is a former teammate of retired lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia in an MMA bout with Dustin Poirier of the US, earlier this month. Nurmagomedov — a legend who has single-handedly boosted the profile of the sport — recently announced that he’s retiring, following the death of his father and coach earlier this year.(Mahmoud Khaled / AP File Photo)
Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia in an MMA bout with Dustin Poirier of the US, earlier this month. Nurmagomedov — a legend who has single-handedly boosted the profile of the sport — recently announced that he’s retiring, following the death of his father and coach earlier this year.(Mahmoud Khaled / AP File Photo)

UFC chief thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov could return: Report

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:36 AM IST
Despite repeated claims by Khabib Nurmagomedov that he intends to remain retired, UFC president White said Friday that he believes the undefeated UFC lightweight champion -- who stunned the sport by tearfully retiring after his previous match -- "still wants to fight."
Nurmagomedov harshly criticises Macron over anti-Islam remarks(Instagram/khabib_nurmagomedov)
Nurmagomedov harshly criticises Macron over anti-Islam remarks(Instagram/khabib_nurmagomedov)

‘May the Almighty disfigure the face of this creature’: UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov harshly criticises French President Emmanuel Macron over anti-Islam remarks

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 12:37 PM IST
Legendary MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov posts a picture of a boot print on French President Emmanuel Macron’s face, issues strongly-worded statement after the latter’s defence on the cartoons of Prophet Muhammad as well as his anti-Islam comments
Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts after winning his match against Dustin Poirier.(REUTERS)
Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts after winning his match against Dustin Poirier.(REUTERS)

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires after choking out Gaethje at UFC 254

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 08:06 AM IST
The undefeated 32-year-old Dagestani collapsed in the centre of the octagon and sobbed following his defeat of Gaethje. On getting up he took off his gloves and said: “This is my last fight in the UFC.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts after winning his match against Dustin Poirier.(REUTERS)
Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts after winning his match against Dustin Poirier.(REUTERS)

Khabib Nurmagomedov can be greatest of all time, says UFC’s White

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 01:04 PM IST
Russian Nurmagomedov will put his belt and a 28-0 win-loss record on the line on Saturday when he faces American interim champion Gaethje in a unification bout at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.
UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov with his father.(Getty Images)
UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov with his father.(Getty Images)

UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father passes away due to Covid-19 complications

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Yash Bhati
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Khabib’s father and coach, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was in critical condition after getting diagnosed with Covid-19 in Russia and required an emergency heart procedure after complications arose due to his earlier health issues.
UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov with his father.(Getty Images)
UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov with his father.(Getty Images)

He is in critical condition: Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals tough family scenario as ‘more than 20 people were lying in ICUs’

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 05:19 PM IST
Dagestan is also getting badly affected due to the infectious disease and it has resulted in more than 20 people getting sick from Nurmagomedov’s family.
Justin Gaethje defeats Tony Ferguson.(UFC)
Justin Gaethje defeats Tony Ferguson.(UFC)

UFC 249: Justin Gaethje halts the Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov storyline

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By YASH BHATI
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 02:56 PM IST
The main event of the card had two skilled lightweights Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje fighting it out for the interim championship. With Khabib Nurmagomedov locked out of the country, this fight determined who fights him next for the undisputed championship.
Conor McGregor defeated(UFC)
Conor McGregor defeated(UFC)

Can Conor McGregor succeed in WWE? Former UFC champion weighs in

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 07:02 PM IST
Rumours claim that Conor McGregor will be facing Jorge Masvidal in his next big money fight but former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez believes that Conor will be a success in WWE.
A file photo of Conor McGregor.(Twitter)
A file photo of Conor McGregor.(Twitter)

Conor McGregor knows more about fighting than the rest of us put together, says coach John Kavanagh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 06:04 PM IST
Conor McGregor is ready to bounce back inside the octagon and his first opponent will be Donald Cerrone at welterweight on January 18 at UFC 246.
Tony Ferguson to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov while Conor McGregor returns in 2020.(Getty Images)
Tony Ferguson to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov while Conor McGregor returns in 2020.(Getty Images)

Khabib vs Ferguson, McGregor vs Cowboy- Which 2020 UFC fight are you most excited for

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By YASH BHATI
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 11:40 PM IST
These two fights will generate a lot of revenue and interest for the MMA giants and fans are eagerly anticipating the return of their beloved stars.
Khabib wrestles a bear.(@khabib_nurmagomedov)
Khabib wrestles a bear.(@khabib_nurmagomedov)

‘Wrestling with chained bear is loathsome,’ PETA wants action against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 02:39 PM IST
eople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sent a complaint to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) over Khabib’s conduct.
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hand with Khabib Nurmagomedov.(@EmbassyofRussia)
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hand with Khabib Nurmagomedov.(@EmbassyofRussia)

What did Russia President Vladimir Putin say to Khabib Nurmagomedov after his win at UFC 242?

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 08:31 AM IST
Khabib made sure the capacity crowd in Abu Dhabi went home in a joyous state as he tapped out interim champion Dustin Poirier in the second round to retain his UFC Lightweight Championship.
Khabib Nurmagomedov locks in a rear naker choke on Dustin Poirier at UFC 242, in Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi.(AP)
Khabib Nurmagomedov locks in a rear naker choke on Dustin Poirier at UFC 242, in Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi.(AP)

With thousands behind him in Abu Dhabi, Khabib Nurmagomedov proves he is cut above the rest at UFC 242

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By YASH BHATI
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 02:38 PM IST
The crowd in Abu Dhabi was vociferous as they chanted Khabib’s name in full volume. And with the bright lights on him, Khabib shined even brighter.
Khabib wrestles a bear.(@khabib_nurmagomedov)
Khabib wrestles a bear.(@khabib_nurmagomedov)

Khabib Nurmagomedov in wrestling match with ‘old friend’ bear ahead of UFC 242 - WATCH

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 07:18 PM IST
Ahead of the fight Khabib returned to his home town of Dagestan in Russia. During that visit, Khabib got to meet with one of his old friends.
Khabib Nurmagomedov (R) defeated Conor McGregor in the UFC Lightweight title fight in October 2018 but a ringside brawl resulted in his suspension. Khabib will return to the cage for his second title defense against American Dustin Poirier on Saturday(getty images)
Khabib Nurmagomedov (R) defeated Conor McGregor in the UFC Lightweight title fight in October 2018 but a ringside brawl resulted in his suspension. Khabib will return to the cage for his second title defense against American Dustin Poirier on Saturday(getty images)

Is he the toughest fighter in the world right now?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 10:22 AM IST
Khabib was already the UFC lightweight champion by then, but his first title defense turned out to be the fight which catapulted his fame to giddy heights
Conor McGregor arrives at Dublin District Court.(PA Images via Getty Images)
Conor McGregor arrives at Dublin District Court.(PA Images via Getty Images)

‘Whatever comes my way, I deserve it’: Conor McGregor apologises for attacking an older man in Dublin bar

By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 05:51 AM IST
The incident is now being investigated by police and Conor McGregor said he is ready to accept any punishment meted out.
Conor McGregor of Ireland hits a heavy bag during a workout at the UFC Performance Center.(REUTERS)
Conor McGregor of Ireland hits a heavy bag during a workout at the UFC Performance Center.(REUTERS)

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA, again

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 07:04 PM IST
The trash-talking Irish star of the Ultimate Fighting Championship wrote on Twitter that he had decided to call time on his career inside the octagon.
Conor McGregor and Conor McGregor Jr. attend Super Bowl LIII.(AFP)
Conor McGregor and Conor McGregor Jr. attend Super Bowl LIII.(AFP)

Conor Mcgregor arrested for criminal mischief in Miami, granted bail

Miami | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 04:40 PM IST
Conor Mcgregor is already facing a 6-month suspension and was fined USD 50,000 for his October post-fight brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team.
Max Holloway face Brian Ortega in UFC 231.(Twitter)
Max Holloway face Brian Ortega in UFC 231.(Twitter)

UFC 231: Max Holloway cautious but confident ahead of title fight against Brian Ortega

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sayan Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 03:10 PM IST
Max Holloway made weight on Saturday and the 27-year-old sounded quite confident ahead of his UFC 231 main event fight against the unbeaten Brian Ortega.
File picture of Floyd Mayweather Jr.(AFP)
File picture of Floyd Mayweather Jr.(AFP)

Ignore Mayweather-Nurmagomedov talk says UFC boss: Report

Los Angeles | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2018 10:36 AM IST
Russia’s Nurmagomedov, 30, defended his UFC lightweight crown with a submission victory over Ireland’s Conor McGregor two weeks ago in the top-selling UFC fight ever, improving his record to 27-0.
Conor McGregor was charged with assault and criminal mischief by New York police on April 6, 2018 after allegedly attacking a shuttle bus loaded with fellow MMA fighters attending a media event at the Barclays Center stadium. However, the former two-weight champion’s return to the Octagon seems to be imminent, this time for a lightweight bout vs Khabib Nurmagomedov.(AFP)
Conor McGregor was charged with assault and criminal mischief by New York police on April 6, 2018 after allegedly attacking a shuttle bus loaded with fellow MMA fighters attending a media event at the Barclays Center stadium. However, the former two-weight champion’s return to the Octagon seems to be imminent, this time for a lightweight bout vs Khabib Nurmagomedov.(AFP)

Conor McGregor to discuss Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC bout

Liverpool | By OmniSport
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 04:25 PM IST
Conor McGregor may be nearing a return to the octagon, with the Irishman set to hold talks with UFC president Dana White about a fight with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
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