Even a profitable UFC supply for a fight with Georges St-Pierre will not carry Khabib Nurmagomedov again to the Octagon.
This time, it’s sure, Khabib is not going to resume competitors within the octagon. The former UFC light-weight champion recently revealed that he turned down a suggestion from the Big League to face GSP.
Guest of Mike Tyson’s podcast in May, his supervisor Ali Abdelaziz had already indicated that UFC president Dana White had placed on the desk a big supply for this fight. But ‘The Eagle’ believes that GSP is him not in a cage.
“He sent me a message to say ‘hey, Georges St-Pierre wants to confront you’,” Khabib mentioned in an interview this Monday for MMA Junkie. “I mentioned, ‘what can I do?’ I have no idea. I’m performed, you understand? I feel Georges is completed too, you understand. Let the man be a legend. He’s 40 and I would not perceive why he ought to fight. I feel he has cash too. I’m performed, I’m actually performed, ” he insisted.
The Dagestan icon will due to this fact actually by no means reverse his determination, whatever the proposals and discussions about him for a potential comeback. He says he is conscious that they are going to proceed to circulation, however that he is ready.
“I’m solely 32 years outdated. People will in all probability be speaking about this for the subsequent 7 or 8 years. Because in MMA a lot of high guys are 37, 38, 39 (years outdated). They are all the time on the high. People will discuss it till that day comes, I feel. “