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Khabib Nurmagomedov remains to be so teasing. Asked about his former weight class, the sunshine ones, the previous champion drew up a quite flattering statement earlier than naming the 5 best fighters in his eyes… And the identify of Conor McGregor was lacking!
Khabib Nurmagomedov could also be retired for a lot of months already, an early departure following the disappearance of his father, he nonetheless has not misplaced his love of MMA and the UFC … Moreover, he not too long ago (*5*), and as a lot to say that the followers didn’t ask a lot!
While ready for a potential return, Khabib is content material to watch what occurs in his former light-weight class. For instance, he had enjoyable giving his Prediction for Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier fight. And then in an interview with UFC Russia, he gave his rating of the 5 best fighters within the class… with out citing the Irishman!
There are plenty of fighters on the prime of the light-weight rankings who have not gained something shortly. If Islam Makhachev wins his subsequent battle in July he shall be a straight winner and he’ll proceed to climb. But it is not simply the Russians on this division, there are additionally the Brazilians with champion Charles Oliveira and Rafael Dos Anjos.
We should not overlook the Americans both with Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler. The subsequent few months are going to be nice to look at, it is going to be a bit like a World War. Russia, towards the Americans, towards the Brazilians. There shall be motion till the top of the 12 months.
In this interview, Khabib Nurmagomedov, former boss of this light-weight division, cited all of the current huge names besides one: Conor McGregor! So clearly he stays on two defeats in his final 3 fights, however all the identical! He will rapidly have the chance to return again to the fore by destroying Dustin Poirier on July 11, he is already more than physically ready with a mind-blowing body !
On the opposite hand, if Khabib have been nonetheless lively, he could be the one one on the prime …
According to Khabib, Conor McGregor will now not be a part of the UFC’s elite light-weight. A victory in his subsequent battle may change this extra controversial opinion …