Conor McGregor Not Next Says Khabib
The number one UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov on RT. Talks about his family life, his new baby boy. And his rivals in the UFC lightweight division, including the lightweight champion Conor McGregor.
Khabib talks at length about what he plans for his son. And answers the question as to whether he will also be introduced to the wrestling mats like his father.
He talks about the weight cut going into his fight against Edson Barboza. And how the entire weight cut and fight went perfectly. It’s an approach he intends to bring into his next fight against Tony Ferguson at UFC 223.
Khabib has been told that he will fight Ferguson for the championship belt and not the interim title. While Conor McGregor is still considered the champion by the UFC. To Khabib he is no longer the champion.
Facing Tony Ferguson at UFC 223
Khabib breaks down what is to be expected from his fight with Ferguson. And goes into detail about what Tony brings to the table and what he must be wary of in the contest. He says that the fight was originally scheduled to take place in Seattle Washington. But once he accepted the fight, the UFC moved the fight to Brooklyn due to the high population of Russian’s in the city.
Khabib also talks about the potential to fight in Moscow. But says that it is still something which is in the works. As the Russian’s are making life difficult for UFC President Dana White.
He answers the question about him defending the belt against a returning McGregor. And says he wants to make him humble by making him get in line. Khabib also talks about some of the latest signings to the UFC with the same last name as him. Are all these guys related?