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Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC champion calls out Floyd Mayweather


'Let's go, Floyd' - Nurmagomedov calls out Mayweather

 

UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to succeed where rival Conor McGregor failed, calling out boxer Floyd Mayweather by saying: "In the jungle there is only one king."

Russian Nurmagomedov, 30, beat McGregor on 6 October to extend his unbeaten mixed martial arts record to 27-0.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC fighter threatens to quit UFC in support of team-mate

Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor last weekend

 

UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has threatened to quit the sport should they fire a team-mate for his role in scenes that marred the end of the Russian's win over Conor McGregor.

Nurmagomedov leapt from the octagon to challenge a member of McGregor's entourage after beating the Irishman to retain his world lightweight title.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Conor McGregor: Russian 'has to be suspended'


Khabib Nurmagomedov 'sorry' after post-Conor McGregor fight brawl



Khabib Nurmagomedov "has to be suspended" and stripped of his belt for the violent scenes after his win over Conor McGregor at UFC 229, according to former UFC title contender Dan Hardy.

Nurmagomedov leapt from the octagon and fought a member of McGregor's team, while the Irishman had a bust-up with some of the Russian's entourage.

Read more: Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Conor McGregor: Russian 'has to be suspended'

UFC 229: Conor McGregor loses to Khabib Nurmagomedov amid ugly scenes

Khabib Nurmagomedov was escorted from the arena by police




Ugly scenes marred UFC 229 as lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov began a brawl by the octagon after beating Conor McGregor.

Seconds after landing a fourth-round submission, the Russian vaulted the cage and headed towards Irishman McGregor's team, prompting a melee.

Read more: UFC 229: Conor McGregor loses to Khabib Nurmagomedov amid ugly scenes


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