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Khabib Nurmagomedov-“UFC Lightweight Division Must Continue, Dustin Poirier Deserves Champion” – MMA Sports

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov had already met with President Dana White on “Fight Island” a few weeks ago.And while White is leading the fighting fans to believe in “Eagle” I left the door open for a potential comeback, Habib said it a few days later.

Nurmagomedov said he would hold another meeting with White in the coming weeks, but said he needed to continue the 155-pound weight class and seems to be steadfast in his retirement. .. It comes from a statement he made during a recent interview with MatchTV ( Bruno Massami).

In addition, the undefeated champions (29-0, 13-0 UFC) knocked out Habib’s biggest rival, Conor McGregor, if anyone deserved to lead the division as a champion in his absence. He says it’s nothing but Dustin Poirier. With UFC 257 (Have a look at this).

Recent reports The promotion suggests that they are considering booking a trilogy battle between Poirier and McGregor in May this year. Of course, if the promotion eventually empties the straps with White and Habib’s upcoming seating, “Diamond” could fight the more valuable candidates for the belt much faster.

And there are plenty of options, including Charles Oliveira, who has worked on eight consecutive victories, including the big wins of Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee. There is also Michael Chandler. He made his stunning UFC debut by paying attention to the 155-pound weight class, thanks to knocking out Dan Hooker in the UFC 257.

In any case, unless White somehow miraculously persuades Nurmagomedov to return, there seems to be a new ruler to lead the division in 2021.


– MMA Sports

Khabib Nurmagomedov-“UFC Lightweight Division Must Continue, Dustin Poirier Deserves Champion”

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