Fans go nuts for Khabib Nurmagomedov at Moscow shopping mall

Khabib Nurmagomedov is gaining a big fan following in the United States as one of the best lightweight fighters in the UFC, but that can't even compare to the reception he gets at home in Russia.The undefeated lightweight recently did an appearance at Metropolis mall in Moscow, Russia where 3,000 fans packed a Reebok store to get a glimpse of him.The video shows Nurmagomedov fighting...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov: I deserve some rest, but I'm ready for the UFC title

For two years, number one lightweight title-contender Khabib Nurmagomedov battled through injuries, surgeries, rehab sessions and failed comeback attempts. This past Saturday he finally made his Octagon return and got another characteristically dominant win.To put it simply, it felt good to the Russian."I feel like the last two years I was in jail," he told media members in Tampa...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov slams opponent after carrying him halfway across the Octagon

Khabib Nurmagomedov is back and in a serious way.After a near two-year absence, Nurmagomedov returned to the Octagon on Saturday at UFC on FOX Fight Night in Tampa and showed off why he's arguably the best 155-pound fighter in the world. He made that clear to opponent Darrell Horcher midway through the first round when he took the UFC newcomer down with a slam that would make Matt...
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April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Nurmagomedov calls out top lightweights: All these bums lose, I am undefeated

TAMPA, Fla. --A little over a week ago, Darrell Horcher was sitting in his office at Superior Metalworks in Carlisle, Pa., when he got a call from the UFC. Khabib Nurmagomedov needed someone to fight at UFC on FOX Fight Night in Tampa after an injury forced Tony Ferguson to withdraw from the event, and they wanted Horcher to take the bout.A part-time fighter since 2010, Horcher is...
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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov Now Meets Darrell Horcher At UFC on FOX 19

No Tony Ferguson, no Donald Cerrone, yes Darrell Horcher. After begging and pleading for anyone to step in on nine days’ notice to fight him, lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (pictured) will now welcome UFC rookie Horcher to the big leagues at UFC on FOX 19. Due to the short notice, the bout will be a 160-pound catchweight. Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida hosts the April 16 event...
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

EA Sports apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for religious blunder

EA Sports UFC 2 is one of the most popular video games on the market right now. However, it seems that the game is going to have an update pretty soon after making a religious mistake with fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov. The mistake had to do with Nurmagomedov’s post-game win celebration in the game, which shows him making a cross gesture on his chest, which is pretty popular with...
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March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov aims for title bout return in Brazil

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has been out of action for some time now due to a series of injuries that nearly forced the Dagestani fighter to retire. However, he is planning to a make a return to the octagon soon. He also wants to do it in a big way and knows exactly how to do so. Nurmagomedov explained in a recent interview that he wants to return in March against Rafael...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov Suffers Another Injury

The injury bug has hit Khabib Nurmagomedov again. This time he suffered a rib injury while preparing for his upcoming bout at “The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale” card on December 22. The injury will pull him off of the card and Edson Barboza will now replace him on the card and face off against Tony Ferguson. Nurmagomedov hasn’t been seen in the cage since 2014 where he beat up...
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November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov Fears He May Never Return After Latest Injury Setback

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s latest injury setback has left the Dagestani fighter fearing that he may never be able to return to fighting in the Octagon. The 27 year-old pulled out of his intended match-up with Tony Ferguson earlier this week due to a rib injury, and after having already spent 18 months on the sidelines with knee injuries it’s clear that he’s starting to feel down...
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October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nurmagomedov out of TUF 22 finale with injured rib, not sure if he’ll ever come back

Disappointment is nothing new in the world of mixed martial arts. Whether you fall victim to the inevitable pre-fight hype that accompanies every event or not, fans have learned not to hold their breath for any one fight. That’s why, though really bummed out about it, many weren’t all that surprised to hear Khabib Nurmagomedov is out of his December matchup with Tony Ferguson...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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