Brian Kelleher plans to finish Umar Nurmagomedov at UFC 272 to derail his hype: "I'm not looking at him like he is just like Khabib"

Brian Kelleher is excited to fight Umar Nurmagomedov at UFC 272, who is the cousin of Khabib. Kelleher picked up a decision win over Kevin Croom back in January and quickly jumped at the chance to return not even three months later against Nurmagomedov. Part of the reason why he took the fight is due […]

Brian Kelleher requests Conor McGregor corner him for Umar Nurmagomedov fight, the undefeated Dagestani responds

Brian Kelleher attempted to enlist the help of Conor McGregor for a potential bout against Umar Nurmagomedov. However, the Russian doesn’t seem to think that ‘The Notorious’ would help much. Kelleher called out Nurmagomedov following his most recent win over Kevin Croom last month. ‘Boom’ got his wish and is now set to fight the […]

Video | Khabib Nurmagomedov jumps in for cousin Umar's victory interview: "You're not ready for English"

Khabib Nurmagomedov had some fun at the expense of his cousin Umar during the bantamweights backstage interview at UFC Fight Island 8. Umar Nurmagomedov (13-0 MMA) made his highly anticipated Octagon debut at last week’s Fight Night event in Abu Dhabi. The Russian prospect made quick work of his opponent Sergey Morozov, scoring a second […]

UFC Fight Island 8 Bonus Report: Umar Nurmagomedov pockets 50K in debut

The second UFC event of 2021 saw a big night for debutants. One of which has a pretty strong bloodline as Umar Nurmagomedov takes home 50K. To follow-up UFC Fight Island 8‘s strong opening showcase from France’s Manon Fiorot, Umar Nurmagomedov made the walk at bantamweight. Dominant from bell to bell, the cousin of UFC […]

Report | Nurmagomedov forced out of UFC 254 clash with Morozov

UFC bantamweight prospect Umar Nurmagomedov, the cousin of Khabib, has been forced out of his UFC 254 contest against Sergei Morozov. Nurmagomedov is a highly-touted prospect who was set to make his Octagon debut next weekend at UFC 254 fighting on the undercard of his cousin Khabib’s pay-per-view. Unfortunately, Nurmagomedov fell ill and is out […]