Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov signs on magic number for retirement: ’30 -0 is going to be great’


For Khabib Narmmagomedov, the opportunity to rise to the top someday may prove unique.

With a win over Justin Gaithje this Saturday at UFC 254, Nurmagomedov would not only record his third straight lightweight title defense, he would improve his impeccable pro record to 29–0. He defeated a dozen UFC opponents, with major victories against elite fighters such as Dustin Poire, Connor McGregor, Al Equinta, Edson Barboza and Rafael dos Anjos.

This is rare for any fighter sports athlete for his entire career without a loss, but 32-year-old Nurmagomedov plans to follow in the footsteps of legendary boxers such as Rocky Marciano and McGregor Seismis Floyd Mayweather. Now it is just a matter of finding the magic number that will be enough for Nurmagomedov to lay down his gloves for good.

“Honestly, I don’t know,” Nurmagomedov told Yahoo! Sports (copy via physical lock). “30-0 is going to be great. It looks good, it looks good.

“30-0, okay. It’s going to be a great record, it’s like Mayweather in MMA. We will see, I am very close to it. “

Aside from the big question mark of how his fight with Gethje will go, Nurmagomedov’s plan to go at least 30-0 depends on what is in store for him after another win. The “Eagles” would have clearly cleaned up their division, although several potential matchups are being proposed. After McGregor has campaigned for a rematch long after losing to Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, a snake-bite matchup with Tony Ferguson is a possibility that Ferguson’s long winning streak with the Gauge despite losing some of his cash Is being stalled, and both Nurmagomedov and UFC legend Staggage are stopped. -Pere expressed mutual interest in a legacy fight “GSP” should decide to compete again.

Nurmagomedov also recently stated that UFC President Dana White has “something special” in the works for him, although neither man has revealed in detail what Nurmgomedov has clearly called White Asked them to wait until their fight after proceeding with Goethe.

Even if rival No. 30 is not an earth-shattering name, Nurmagomedov is already confident that a win against Getheje strengthens his reputation among all-time greats.

“Who knows?” Nurmagomedov said. “Well, I end Justin Gathje, I finish another man, I dominate him — I think my name is always going to be in history,” said Nurmagomedov. “I think already my name is going to be in history because what happened two years ago [against McGregor] Is never forgotten. Even after 50 years, people are going to see this fight and continue to impress. It is like when Muhammad Ali fought [Joe] Frazier in Manila. People never forget this fight.

“I am already in history but I need a legacy. For Heritage, Justin Gethje is a great rival right now. “


ahead. UFC featherweight winner Alexander Volkonski looks forward to a fight with Brian Ortega.

Evolution. Ortega had to step up to win a major victory over “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung.

the challenge. Jessica Andred is set to battle with UFC flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko.

Get well Umar Nurmagomedov’s UFC debut has once again become an obstacle.


The UFC Fight Island 6 post-fight show features featherweight contestant Calvin Katar.

UFC Fight Island 6 Post-Fight Press Conference

UFC 254 Cold Open.

UFC 254 Countdown

Father and son.

Dan Hardy breaks all of Saturday’s action.

Teofimo Lopez vs. Vasily Lomchenko highlights.


6 rounds. An analysis of the battle immediately following UFC Fight Island 6.

Serious MMA. Discussion on UFC Fight Island 6, Khabib-Gethaje and open scoring.


Khamzat Cheemaw wants to travel to UFC 1.

Triple C in search of another C.

Tony Ferguson. GSP? suggestion ???

Dustin Poirier is set for January.

John Jones be ‘Jon Jones on social media.

Michael Chandler is free to roam.

Justin Gethje and Zombie.


Adam borix (15–1) Eric sanchez (9-5); Bellator 250, 29 October.

Jared Scoggins (10-1) Vs. Toby Mitch (11-7); Bellator 250, 29 October.

Kevin holland (195-5) Makhmud Muradov (24-6); UFC Fight Night, 31 October.

Alex morono (1 (-7, 1 NC) vs Rice McKay (10-3-1); UFC Fight Night, 14 November.

Jessica ey (15-8, 1 NC) vs. Joan Calderwood (14-5); UFC 257, 23 January.


With Brian Ortega vs. “The Korean Zombie” in the books, this is a much awaited Fight Island matchup that went off without a hitch. Surely, the same would be true for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaithje? right.

Jade Mesju will be back tomorrow, thanks for reading!


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