UFC president Dana White offers Khabib Nurmagomedov blockbuster fight in opposition to Georges St-Pierre to lure him out of retirement… however Russian says NO and insists ‘I’m actually completed’ having not fought since October
- Khabib Nurmagomedov introduced his retirement final year on the age of 32
- But that has not stopped UFC supremo Dana White attempting to lure him again
- Khabib revealed that White supplied him a fight in opposition to legend Georges St-Pierre
- But the Russian insisted he actually is retired after his final win versus Justin Gaethje
Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed that UFC president Dana White supplied him a blockbuster fight with Georges St-Pierre – however the Russian stated no and insisted he’s staying retired.
Khabib, who’s undefeated following a 29-0 career, final fought in October 2020 when he stopped Justin Gaethje and instantly introduced plans to name it a day.
Yet regardless of that announcement, that hasn’t stopped the rumour-mill swirling for Khabib to return to the cage and the 32-year-old Russian says that White continues to be attempting to lure him again to UFC, even providing him a bout in opposition to Canadian 40-year-old St-Pierre, who himself final fought in November 2017.
Khabib Nurmagomedov says Dana White supplied him a dream fight with Georges St-Pierre
But White’s makes an attempt have been in van after Khabib confirmed he needs to remain retired
‘[Dana] despatched me a message and stated, “Hey, Georges St-Pierre wants to fight with you”‘ Nurmagomedov advised MMA Junkie.
‘I stated, “What can I do?” I do not know. I’m completed, you realize? I feel Georges is completed, too, you realize.
‘Let this man be a legend. He’s 40 years previous and I do not perceive why he has to fight. I feel he has money, too. I’m completed. I’m actually completed.’
‘I’m solely 32 years previous. People are going to speak about this [for] perhaps the following seven [or] eight years.
Khabib produced a first-class efficiency to beat Justin Gaethje in his remaining fight in October
‘Because for MMA, a whole lot of guys on the highest are 37, 38, 39. They’re nonetheless on the highest. People are going to speak about this till that day comes I feel.’
Khabib defeated Gaethje in Abu Dhabi with a impressed second-round chokehold, whereas he has beforehand crushed Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier in earlier mouthwatering pay-per-view reveals.
Since retiring, Khabib has really arrange his personal MMA promotion, referred to as Eagle FC, and has been displaying off his soccer abilities on his Instagram.