• Sun. Oct 25th, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov says UFC ‘will negotiate’ Georges St-Pierre fight after UFC 254

Khabib Nurmagomedov says UFC ‘will negotiate’ Georges St-Pierre fight after UFC 254

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Following the tragic lack of his father due to the concerns linked to COVID-19, UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is turning to MMA to again him accumulate by a elaborate time, and says there may be one fight his father would have loved him to take earlier than he retires.

Talking to reporters in Russia on the announcement of his have MMA promotion, MMA Global, Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) admitted that the different of retirement had crossed his mind following the death of his father, Abdulmanap, in July, nonetheless stated his fight reserving with Justin Gaethje, plus the should defend his mind active, supposed that he has made up our minds to continue with his combating occupation.

“I had assorted thoughts about retirement, nonetheless I’ve already obtained a fight,” Nurmagomedov explained in an interview translated from Russian. “I’m 32 years obsolete shortly, I’m already a delicate of this sport. I had been within the UFC for bigger than eight years. Now I would favor to fight (and) be busy with one thing. The regime helps me accumulate distracted.”