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Any fans coming in would have to be segregated from those inside that bubble. We're leaving him alone': Dana White insists UFC will not put pressure on Khabib Nurmagomedov's octagon return after the Russian champion's father and trainer died of Covid-19 complications, Dana White claims fight between Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal could be the UFC's biggest ever showdown as he hints at Irish star possibly coming back out of retirement AGAIN, 'The loss of a father, a coach, and a dedicated supporter of the sport': Conor McGregor offers condolences to rival Khabib Nurmagomedov after his father 'died aged just 57 due to complications from coronavirus', UFC superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov's father 'dies aged just 57 of complications from coronavirus' in Moscow hospital, announces Chechen leader, after undergoing emergency surgery for heart attack following Covid-19 diagnosis. If both win they could meet next year. But with Nurmagomedov’s next opponent seemingly already booked, McGregor will now need to turn his full attention to his other various options. "It's going to happen, tell you right here right now. (CNN)Khabib Nurmagomedov will return to the Octagon in October to fight Justin Gaethje, according to Dana White. Tony Ferguson was set to face his fellow American Dustin Poirier at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi later this month, but UFC president Dana White claims Poirier asked for too much money. CEO of Dominance MMA Management Ali Abdelaziz, who represents both Nurmagomedov and Gaethje, did not immediately respond to CNN Sport's request for comment. On Saturday night, MMA fans saw one of the sport's best winning streaks come to an end after Tony Ferguson was brutally beaten by Justin Gaethje in the main event at UFC 249. The retired boxing legend has no intentions of returning to the ring to take on today's elite fighters even for a £115m pay day but admitted he'd be up for facing Khabib or McGregor for the right price. But Okamoto either wanted to be sure he was hearing what White said correctly or the ESPN journalist wanted to get both the news and the confirmation on record. UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov - "Next for Me is Coca-Cola with Steak" Date. Valentina Shevchenko ‘Broke’ Bones of Glamorous Movie Star. Khabib Nurmagomedov decisively beat Conor McGregor in late 2018, but McGregor is still a great fighter and he’s still hungry to fight again.From a sports perspective, there’s not a good reason to see this rematch since McGregor hasn’t earned another title shot, but he’s still McGregor. Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the most dominant fighters in UFC history and remains undefeated after 28 professional fights. “And I need to take, for me, the biggest fish. There had been rumors that reigning lightweight champion Nurmagomedov might retire from the sport following the death of his father but his team had previously said he would return after a period of grief. “Whether it be our bodies hitting, our heads hitting, our shoulders hitting, my fist hitting his head, his fist hitting my head, it doesn’t matter – I need to create car crashes because it’s the only way to beat this guy.”. for the latest breaking news, rumors and content! Updated 1310 GMT (2110 HKT) July 28, 2020 (CNN) Khabib Nurmagomedov will return to the Octagon in October to fight Justin Gaethje, according to Dana White. The undefeated star, 32, goes into his lightweight title fight with Justin Gaethje without his father, Abdulmanap, in his corner after the 58-year-old died from coronavirus earlier this year. Justin Gaethje is coming off the biggest victory of his career after stopping Tony Gerguson at UFC 249. Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently preparing to face Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 and Conor McGregor wants to fight Dustin Poirier before the end of the year. That’s what I’m the best at, creating carnage. White feared ‘Rush’ would defeat Khabib and then depart UFC once again, just like he did when he took the UFC middleweight title from Michael Bisping in 2017. UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has dismissed a potential fight with Conor McGregor this summer, claiming the Irishman is 'on his knees' and 'losing his clout'. The Russian lightweight champion fought the Irishman in 2018 - defeating him via a fourth-round submission in a controversial contest, with a scuffle breaking out between both teams. @TonyFergusonXT @Justin_Gaethje @TeamKhabib, — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) April 25, 2020. The UFC lightweight champion has been given time to mourn the death of his father by president Dana White. Could GSP get down to 155lbs for the contest? Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. UFC 249 will be the first major US sporting event since the shutdown due to coronavirus. UFC drop first spine-tingling trailer for Khabib vs Gaethje, After Adesanya's masterclass, all roads lead to Cannonier or Whittaker, How UFC 254 is shaping up to be biggest card of the year, Khabib reveals plans for annual MMA tournament to honour late father, New hope for McGregor and Khabib rematch as coach vows it will happen, Georges St-Pierre reveals UFC blocked Khabib Nurmagomedov bout in 2018, Khabib won't break the terms of his UFC deal to fight Mayweather. McGregor announced his retirement for a third time and Gaethje has a title shot. But he seemed in good spirits in hospital with his wife. He has the aura of invincibility. Gaethje earned his shot at undisputed lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov when he outclassed and stopped Tony Ferguson to win the interim title at UFC 249 last month. The interim lightweight champion has revealed the three fights he would like to have. Whilst the Russian Nurmagomedov hailed Gaethje as a 'very nice guy', he had some choice words when predicting how the fight will go down. The UFC has managed to come through the coronavirus crisis relatively unscathed, hosting mammoth events with Kamaru Usman defeating Jorge Masvidal at Fight Island. October 24 has been circled in red pen by all MMA fans ever since the date was finalised for the most anticipated fight of the year between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. Kavanagh lamented McGregor vs Gaethje collapsing - so who would win? The Irishman announced his retirement from fighting early last Sunday morning in the fallout of UFC 250, with the 31-year-old hitting out at the UFC for refusing to follow McGregor's busy fight schedule for 2020. Khabib Nurmagomedov's father and coach Abdulmanap died at the beginning of the month following complications caused by coronavirus, leading to rumours that the Russian had retired. After seeing his SEVEN-YEAR unbeaten streak end brutally at the hands of Justin Gaethje at UFC 249, a fight with Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier or Dan Hooker could be Mexican-American's way back to Championship glory, 'I'm going to put your teeth on a f****** necklace': Conor McGregor vows to 'f****** butcher' Justin Gaethje after his stunning victory over Tony Ferguson in UFC 249, Justin Gaethje 'chased down a dog so he could BITE it back when he was just two years old' reveals his mother, who opens up on just how fearless the UFC 249 champion was as a child, Tony Ferguson shows off war wounds in hospital selfie with wife Cristina... after American suffers a broken EYE-SOCKET in brutal defeat to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249, Tony Ferguson is taken to HOSPITAL after suffering a brutal beating and shock fifth-round stoppage against new champion Justin Gaethje at controversial UFC 249 event, Justin Gaethje inflicts brutal beating on Tony Ferguson at controversial UFC 249 event in Florida with fifth-round stoppage setting up up showdown against Khabib Nurmagomedov for lightweight title, Tony Ferguson's opponent Justin Gaethje works hard on his grappling in his hotel room and there's some choice words (but no face masks!)

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