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UFC icon Jose Aldo accuses Khabib of running scared

Before Khabib was heralded as a true MMA pound-for-pound standout, there was Jose Aldo. The Brazilian wrecking machine put forth a decade-long undefeated streak between both the WEC and UFC and was, for quite some time, the most feared fighter in the sport; a buzzsaw of aggressive knockout punches and …

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‘You will always be missed’: Khabib Nurmagomedov pays tribute on his birthday to his late father Abdulmanap as UFC hails ex-champ

While promotion president Dana White would love lightweight great Nurmagomedov to come out of retirement, the newly-turned 33-year-old has shown he is as busy as ever in the build-up to his birthday. The legendary Dagestani portrayed himself going for a walk with his coach, Javier Mendez, on Sunday after the trainer turned 51 …

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‘It’s so not right’: Flyweight queen Shevchenko disagrees with Khabib’s ring girl remarks, calls beauties ‘a huge part’ of the UFC

The former lightweight ruler’s comments, which were made at a press conference to promote his Eagle Fighting Championship, have seen Nurmagomedov blasted by a litany of MMA figures including former octagon rival Conor McGregor. Ahead of her title defense against Lauren Murphy at UFC 266 in Las Vegas on September 26, Shevchenko has …

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‘What a knockout’: Sensation Pimblett hailed for ‘one of the all-time great UFC debuts’ as Khabib baiter sinks stunning KO (VIDEO)

Liverpudlian Pimblett had generated plenty of talk ahead of his much-anticipated bow for the promotion, not least after labeling ex-champion Nurmagomedov the ‘Karen of MMA’ just months after he had been embroiled in a blazing row over comments he made towards Georgian fighters. If the 26-year-old had any critics of his …

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Ex-UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov plans to launch new fight schools in Russia and Abu Dhabi – including ‘big’ development in Moscow

Former lightweight champion Nurmagomedov opened a martial arts school in his home city in Dagestan, Makhachkala, in December 2019, providing space for around 200 athletes at a time to train at a facility named after his father, revered MMA coach Abdulmanap, who died last year. Now the retired fighter, training enthusiast and businessman has …

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