In the midst of all the controversy surrounding his dispute with Conor McGregor. Khabib Nurmagomedov has moved onto thinking about his next fight. He is still suspended but according to Dana White UFC president, he is set to return in September.
He recently announced that he will go for the winner of the fight between Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier for the interim title. However, he keeps thinking about Tony Ferguson. In a recent interview with MMA Mania the champion stated (via MMA Mania ):
“Yes, it’s a great fight,” Nurmagomedov said in a recent interview (translated by RT Sport). “It’s one of the best … not even one of the best, it’s the most anticipated fight in the UFC. I’ve been told about it by the UFC owners, because they monitor what people say on the internet. And this is the most anticipated fight at the moment. So let’s hope he comes back.”
Khabib himself, and he claims fans on the internet have a serious desire to see the scrap.
The Russian fighter also spoke about the personal problems the American regarding domestic violence.
“From what I understood, at least, there were some reports about calls to the police. I do not really want to go into detail, because I myself would not want that to happen to me. I can only imagine how hard it is for him. Especially because it is about his family. Once again, I did not follow it closely, I just read some things on the internet. May God give you good health and the best of luck. Sport is
Khabib is not the only one looking for this fight to happen but Tony Ferguson has been expressing his desire to fight Khabib as well.
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