Khabib Nurmagomedov News

Mar 10, 2017 11:31 am

Luke Rockhold gives major update on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s future

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was set to step into the Octagon with streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated showdown that would see one man crowned the interim lightweight champion, and earn one man the chance to fight Conor McGregor when he chooses to return following the birth of...

Mar 10, 2017 10:39 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov may be retiring early after UFC 209

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was set to return to the Octagon at UFC 209 to fight Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight championship. Unfortunately, Nurmagomedov was pulled from the fight the morning of weigh-ins after he was hospitalized. Fortunately, following the incident, UFC President Dana White stated that Nurmagomedov would be...

Mar 10, 2017 10:05 am

Tony Ferguson doesn’t believe Khabib Nurmagomedov’s story regarding UFC 209

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was set to step into the Octagon to fight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated interim lightweight title showdown. Unfortunately, the morning of weigh-ins, Nurmagomedov was forced to be hospitalized and subsequently forced out of the bout. Following his withdrawal, Nurmagomedov’s manager shed some light on the...

Mar 10, 2017 8:47 am

Michael Bisping’s bold prediction for McGregor-Khabib fight following UFC 209 withdrawal

This past weekend at UFC 209, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was set to step into the Octagon to fight streaking lightweight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated interim lightweight title fight. Unfortunately, after Nurmagomedov was hospitalized the morning of UFC 209 weigh-ins, the UFC was forced to scrap the bout, and pull Tony Ferguson from...


Mar 9, 2017 12:02 pm

Tony Ferguson unhappy with UFC after being snubbed of full UFC 209 pay

UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson was set to fight undefeated #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim lightweight championship at UFC 209. Unfortunately, the day of weigh-ins, reports began to emerge that Nurmagomedov had been hospitalized prior to the weigh-in, and given IV fluids. Ultimately, Nurmagomedov was pulled from the fight, and the fight was scrapped....

Mar 8, 2017 10:50 am

Tony Ferguson gives demands for Khabib Nurmagomedov rebooking

This past weekend at UFC 209, top ranked lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson were set to face off in the co-main event for the interim lightweight title. Unfortunately, the day of weigh-ins, Nurmagomedov was forced to go to the hospital as he was in need of IV fluids. Ultimately, The Eagle was forced out...

Mar 8, 2017 6:48 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager opens up on UFC 209 fiasco

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov was set to step into the Octagon with streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated interim lightweight title fight. Unfortunately, the morning of weigh-ins, reports began to surface that Nurmagomedov had been hospitalized. These reports were confirmed shortly thereafter, and Nurmagomedov was ultimately...

Mar 7, 2017 5:53 am

Tony Ferguson blasts “disrespectful,” and “unprofessional” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, the UFC returned to the combat sports mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. Regrettably, it did so without the card’s originally planned co-main event, an interim lightweight title fight between streaking contender Tony Ferguson and undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov. This fight was scrapped on the eve of battle when Nurmagomedov...

Mar 6, 2017 9:06 am

Chael Sonnen discusses what’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, the UFC returned to the combat sport mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada, with UFC 209. Unfortunately, it made this Vegas return without its originally planned co-main event: an interim lightweight title fight between undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov, and streaking American contender Tony Ferguson. This fight was cancelled on the eve of battle,...

Mar 5, 2017 6:26 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov releases apology for UFC 209 withdraw

Top UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov took to social media this evening where he delivered an apology to his fans, employer and slated UFC 209 opponent Tony Ferguson for not participating at this weekend’s pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Чтобы ты не делал или кем бы ты не был, ты получишь то, что Всевышний предписал...

Mar 5, 2017 1:20 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov missed out on a huge payday at UFC 209

Top UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov missed out on a huge payday at last night’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced on Twitter that “The Eagle” would have made a cool $500,000 win or lose if he had fought Tony Ferguson for the promotions interim lightweight title at UFC 209. Khabib...

Mar 5, 2017 11:51 am

Dana White unsure of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s future as a lightweight

After being forced to withdraw from last night’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White is unsure what the future holds for undefeated Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov. “The Eagle” was supposed to square off with fellow top contender Tony Ferguson for the promotions interim lightweight title at yesterday’s event, however a bad weight...

Mar 3, 2017 11:23 pm

Dana White blames Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team, says fight could have been saved

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov had been taken to the hospital. This report was promptly followed by another one which revealed that Khabib had been pulled from the fight. Unfortunately, with Nurmagomedov off the card, the UFC opted to also pull Tony Ferguson from the card, leaving fight fans...

Mar 3, 2017 1:06 pm

MMA community reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight cancellation

Many were extremely disappointed when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled on Friday. Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital hours before the official early UFC 209 weigh-ins started due to weight management medical issues. When the time for the weigh-ins came to an end,...

Mar 3, 2017 12:59 pm

Joe Rogan sounds off after Khabib Nurmagomedov taken to hospital

UFC commentator Joe Rogan was one of the many people that were upset to hear the news that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled. Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital hours before the official early UFC 209 weigh-ins “due to weight management medical issues.” Upon hearing the...

Mar 3, 2017 11:55 am

BREAKING! Khabib Nurmagomedov’s camp issues statement on UFC 209

Friday afternoon, just hours before the fighter’s stepped onto the scale for UFC 209, news surfaced that co-main event fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov had been taken to the hospital and subsequently forced out of his interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson. While Nurmagomedov’s teammates confirmed that ‘The Eagle’ was hospitalized, details remained scarce regarding the...

Mar 3, 2017 11:43 am

Tony Ferguson sends message to Khabib Nurmagomedov following their canceled bout

Fans were heartbroken when they heard the UFC had to cancel the UFC 209 co-main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. The #1 and #2 UFC ranked lightweights were slated to battle in the Octagon in a five-round UFC interim lightweight title fight. However, Nurmagomedov was transported to the hospital hours before the official...

Mar 3, 2017 10:59 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson canceled

On Friday morning, just a day before UFC 209, reports were buzzing that #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital. Russian news outlets first reported that “The Eagle” was taken to the hospital three hours before the official early UFC 209 weigh-ins. Many fans were obviously worried but still held hope...

Mar 3, 2017 9:49 am

VIDEO | Pro picks for UFC 209 Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Many fans are excited to see the crowning of the UFC interim lightweight champion on Saturday as UFC 209’s co-main event takes place. Undefeated #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to take on #2 ranked Tony Ferguson in a five-round interim title fight. At the Fighters Only World MMA Awards, the pros were...

Mar 3, 2017 9:16 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov reportedly taken to hospital

Just hours before his scheduled UFC 209 weigh-in, news has now surfaced from various outlets that undefeated Dagestani lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has been taken to the hospital just hours before the scheduled weigh-in. The news was first reported by Russian news outlets, before teammates then reportedly confirmed news of ‘The Eagle’ being taken to the...

Mar 2, 2017 9:35 pm

VIDEO | UFC 209 Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson & Woodley vs. Thompson staredowns

Saturday night in Las Vegas at UFC 209, fight fans will tune in for an action packed night of fights which will feature two title fights. In the main event, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will step into the Octagon with welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson for a highly anticipated rematch several months in the...

Mar 2, 2017 12:55 pm

Tony Ferguson predicting brutal finish of Khabib Nurmagomedov

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 209, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his undefeated streak on the line when he fights streaking contender Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title. Ahead of the fight, both men have given rather harsh predictions for how they plan to finish the fight, with ‘The Eagle’...

Mar 1, 2017 12:58 pm

VIDEO | UFC 209 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

UFC 209 takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada as two championship bouts are set to take place at the top of an exciting fight card. In the main event of the evening, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley looks to defend his belt in his rematch against Stephen Thompson with their first competition ending...

Mar 1, 2017 11:43 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives prediction for UFC 209

This Saturday in Las Vegas, undefeated Dagestani superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to extend his undefeated streak and capture the interim UFC lightweight championship when he steps into the Octagon with streaking lightweight Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated showdown. Ahead of the fight, the pair have traded quite a bit of trash talk back...

Feb 28, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | UFC 209 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1 & 2

UFC 209 takes place this weekend on March 4 and the UFC is bringing you updated behind the scenes looks from the featured fighters on the card with the Embedded series. In the main event of the evening, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley looks to make a statement in his rematch against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson...

Feb 28, 2017 9:35 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t plan to wait for Conor McGregor after UFC 209

This Saturday, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will step into the Octagon against streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown for the interim UFC lightweight title in the co-main event of a stacked card. In addition to the pair finally stepping into the Octagon together after having the fight fall through on several...

Feb 28, 2017 6:50 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov attempts to guess the plots of Western romantic comedies

We asked @ufc titan Khabib Nurmagomedov to break down the plots of popular romantic comedies. Not sure what we expected… #UFC209 #sponsored pic.twitter.com/Xm3j9pye3L — theCHIVE (@theCHIVE) February 27, 2017 Khabib Nurmagomedov is a monster. He is a ruthless destroyer with a proficiency for breaking his opponents’ will inside the cage, and a habit of calling...