Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier

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Dustin Poirier Vs Charles Oliveira Booked, Lightweight Title On The Line: UFC

Former interim UFC Lightweight champ Dustin Poirier will take on the current undisputed champ Charles Oliveira at UFC 269, on December 11. Poirier, who turned pro in 2009, will step into the octagon with two wins against Conor McGregor this year. The fight will be Poirier's second shot at the title, after he came short the first time against Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight will also be Oliveira's first title defence. 

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 08:34 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Dustin poirier, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, Charles Oliveira, UFC

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Charles Oliveira (left); Michael Chandler (right).

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Khabib Retires; Chandler, Oliveira To Compete For Vacant 155-Pound Title

As the UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov officially retired, newcomer Michael Chandler is set to clash Charles Oliveira for the vacant title at UFC 262 on May 15. Chandler won the title shot after just one victory in the company following his impressive knockout victory over Dan Hooker at UFC 257 in January. Besides, his Brazilian opponent Charles Oliveira has secured a dominant win over former interim-champ Tony Ferguson.

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 05:39 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Michael Chandler, Charles Oliveira

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UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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UFC Prez Reveals Undefeated Russian Fighter Khabib Might Return To Ring

UFC President Dana White after meeting Khabib Nurmagomedov on January 15 revealed that the lightweight champion might step into the octagon again. Apparently, Khabib has shown willingness to return to the ring if he finds someone impressive as rival among the lightweights. "Show me something spectacular", said Khabib, as revealed by White. Reportedly, Khabib was impressed with Charles Oliveira's victory last month making him a considerable… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 10:34 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC, Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Charles Oliveira

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UFC Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov Eyes To Launch MMA In 2028 Olympics

UFC Lightweight Champion 'The Eagle' Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed his plans to push MMA into the Olympics at a press conference in Uzbekistan. Targeting the 2028 Olympics, Khabib said, "The inclusion of MMA in the Olympics is one of my main tasks for the next couple of years, we are already working in this direction." However, Khabib has also shown concern about the sport's brutality, which might keep MMA out.

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 01:37 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Olympics, UFC Champion

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Speaks Out Against French President Macron Over His Remarks on Islam

The UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib lashed out at Emmanuel Macron following his remarks on Islam. Khabib, on his Instagram put a picture of Macron with a boot print over his face. Khabib accused Macron of offending the feelings of over half-a-billion Muslim population and prayed for the disfigurement of the "face of this creature." The Dagestani native also included Quran verses, and that those who revile would face "humiliating torments."… read-more

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 04:43 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Emmanuel Macron, France

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Khabib Nurmagomedov

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UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov Retires

Russian mixed martial artist Khabib Nurmagomedov announced an emotional exit from his professional career on October 24 after defeating Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi. The UFC lightweight champion took down Gaetje with a second-round triangle choke submission. Nurmagomedov had lost his father and head coach, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, in July due to COVID-19, after which he had promised a retirement to his mother.

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 03:49 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC Champion, UFC, retirement, Justin Gaethje

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Khabib Vs Gaethje

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UFC 254 Preview: Khabib vs Gaethje, Cannonier vs Whittaker

The highly anticipated UFC 254 is set to take off at Yas Island (Fight Island), Abu Dhabi on October 24. The card is packed with high-level fighters. In the main event, the undefeated Lightweight king Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov will return to the octagon after a year-off to take on the interim Lightweight champion… read-more

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 12:20 PM / by Mahesh GM

Tags: UFC, UFC Champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin Gaethje

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GSP and Khabib

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George St-Pierre Speaks On Potential Comeback To UFC

Former UFC fighter George "Rush" St-Pierre, in an interview, stated that if he could return for a fight, it would be against Khabib "The Eagle" Numagomedov. He added that Khabib has the aura of invincibility and that "scares" him. The statement came amid the speculations that St-Pierre might fight with the current lightweight champ Khabib, who is already booked for the lightweight title defence against Justin Gaethje on UFC 254.

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 01:22 PM / by Mahesh GM

Tags: UFC Champion, UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov, George St-Pierre

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