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UFC 264: Khabib Nurmagomedov fires chilling response at Conor McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov fires chilling response at Conor McGregor after UFC star claimed Dagestani achieved ‘NOTHING’ within the sport… regardless of all-conquering light-weight king retiring with an undefeated report

  • Khabib Nurmagomedov has responded to remarks from Conor McGregor 
  • The UFC stars have endured a bitter rivalry relationship again to their battle in 2018 
  • Nurmagomedov, 32, retired from the UFC final year with an ideal report of 29-0 
  • However, McGregor has claimed that Nurmagomedov achieved ‘nothing’
  • The Dagestani says that ‘there’s nothing higher than letting them faucet’

Khabib Nurmagomedov has fired a chilling response after arch rival Conor McGregor claimed the undefeated, all-conquering Dagestani ‘has performed nothing’ in his UFC career.

McGregor, 32, is getting ready to face Dustin Poirier, additionally 32, for a 3rd time in Las Vegas this weekend, with the Irishman hoping to avenge his defeat to The Diamond on Fight Island in January.

The Notorious has received considered one of his final three UFC fights and is in final likelihood saloon as he bids to regain the light-weight title, having captured the 155-pound belt in 2016.

Khabib Nurmagomedov has responded to recent remarks made by arch rival Conor McGregor

The Irishman is preparing to take on Dustin Poirier in a highly-anticipated trilogy at UFC 264

The Irishman is getting ready to tackle Dustin Poirier in a highly-anticipated trilogy at UFC 264

The championship at the moment belongs to Charles Oliveira, who was topped champion earlier this year after defeating Michael Chandler to win the belt vacated by Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The Dagestani dominated over the light-weight division from 2018 to 2020 and comprehensively defeated McGregor when the pair met in a grudge match at UFC 229. The 32-year-old retired from the game after defeating Justin Gaethje final year.

And former two-weight champion McGregor has rubbished Nurmagomedov’s achievements within the Octagon, suggesting that his Dagestani rival’s report of 29 wins and nil defeats in unconvincing. 

However, McGregor took aim at Nurmagomedov, claiming he has achieved 'nothing'

However, McGregor took intention at Nurmagomedov, claiming he has achieved ‘nothing’ 

The Dagstani retired undefeated with a record of 29 wins and zero defeats back in 2020

The Dagstani retired undefeated with a report of 29 wins and nil defeats again in 2020

‘Where’s he gone although? Where’s he now?’ he requested ESPN’s Stephen A Smith.

When knowledgeable that Nurmagomedov has retired, he stated: ‘Yeah, why? He went sprinting. He’s gone, sh*t his jocks, turned fats and is roiding off. He’s performed nothing within the sport. F*** all he is performed within the sport.’ 

An ESPN producer intervened, reminding McGregor that the previous light-weight king retired undefeated, however the Irishman posited that Nurmagomedov’s report was padded.

‘Yeah, sensible. And what? If he is 13-0 preventing guys with three wins and 6 losses, it was his father’s exhibits. 

Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to respond, jibing at McGregor after tapping him out

Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to reply, jibing at McGregor after tapping him out

McGregor quit in the fourth round of the lightweight rival's grudge clash in October 2018

McGregor stop within the fourth spherical of the light-weight rival’s grudge conflict in October 2018

‘His father had the exhibits arrange and he was preventing guys with two wins and eight losses. 

‘That’s his report up till he is 20-0. He has three fights on the trot within the UFC that performed him nicely, after which earlier than that, it is nothing. It’s pullouts, could not make weight. That’s that, and now he is gone.’ 

Nurmagomedov joined the UFC in 2012, with knowledgeable report of 16-0. The Dagestani defeated McGregor by way of submission in 2018, and he took to Instagram to reply after viewing the Irishman’s comment that he solely counts knockout losses as real defeats was a step too far.

‘There is nothing higher on this sport than deliver your opponent to the deep ocean, allow them to know what they’re about, and allow them to faucet,’ he stated.

Nurmagomedov has denied McGregor a much-desired rematch, stating after his UFC 257 defeat to Poirier that he’s ‘so many ranges above these guys’. 

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