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Khabib Nurmagomedov has carved a path of destruction through the competitive ranks of the UFC lightweight division. Since joining the UFC in 2012, "The Eagle" has won all six of his showings with each of those victories coming in dominant or lopsided fashion. Along the way the 26-year-old Dagestan-born fighter has steadily built a case for future title contention as he's consistently dispatched higher-caliber competition with every progressive step. His most recent victory came against resurgent read news >>

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Because fighting inside the Octagon is an entirely different level of competition when compared to fighting for the boys over at Viacom, according to "The Eagle." Khabib Nurmagomedov has made it very clear he feels he's the next contender to vie for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title after Gilbert Melendez gets his crack at division kingpin, Anthony Pettis. One "El Nino" doesn't deserve, according to Khabib. Nurmagomedov, undefeated at 22-0, wants to let the rest of the d read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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This weeks's edition of The MMA Beat features a discussion on the state of the heavyweight division in MMA, the forthcoming UFC Japan fight card, Khabib Nurmagomedov and UFC 178. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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On this week's episode of "The MMA Beat," the panel will discuss the state of the UFC's heavyweight division, the upcoming UFC card in Japan, Khabib Nurmagomedov's contender status, the promotion for UFC 178, next weekend's pay-per-view lineup, and more. Watch "The MMA Beat" live today at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video. Stream it on Stitcher here. Music courtesy of APM Music. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Not one to question UFC's matchmaking, Khabib Nurmagomedov couldn't help but wonder why the promotion gave "El Nino" another title shot so soon. 'The Eagle" is also asking why Anthony Pettis seems more interested in fighting Nate Diaz as opposed to someone like himself, a man who has yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov has quickly established himself as one of the best lightweight fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), racking up six consecutive wins in the sport's read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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UFC lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses the rehabilitation process on his right knee as well as his intention to face Anthony Pettis in the near future. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses his knee rehab and his take on the lightweight division. read news >>

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While the UFC’s 155-pound division is bottlenecked until Anthony Pettis defends the belt against Gilbert Melendez in December, the war of "next" in that class has had plenty of plot twists. Reigning lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will make Octagon debut at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against Donald Cerrone, who has won four in a row (all finishes). The winner of that fight will have to be in consideration to take on the winner of Melendez-Pettis. Then there’s Rafael dos Anjos, who just became the first read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life on Monday. Below is a rundown of the show: 1:00 p.m. ET -- Garry Cook will discuss his new role as the UFC's chief global officer. 1:25 p.m. -- Liam McGeary will talk about winning the Bellator light heavyweight tournament on Friday. 1:45 p.m. -- Khabib Nurmagomedov will discuss his knee rehab and his take on the lightweight division. 2:05 p.m. -- Former WWE play-by-play man Jim Ross will talk about his MMA broadcasting debut with Chael Sonnen at BattleGrounds M read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov does a couple things well. First, he's a good fighter. You might say that. A 22-0 record at the age of 25 will earn you that status. So will convincing victories over fellow standouts like Rafael dos Anjos and Gleison Tibau. Second, in a departure from most of his Dagestani Russian brethren, Nurm knows how to sling a soundbite. He proved that again Wednesday in comments that aired on the UFC Tonight program, via Shaun Al-Shatti of MMAFighting.com. It's been a while since fans read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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"The Eagle" also wants to take on Donald Cerrone in his comeback fight to silence "Cowboy" for running his mouth. Is having a high-powered striking attack enough to beat an undefeated mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter? Not according to Khabib Nurmagomedov, who says current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, is lacking in wrestling -- and defense -- to pose any kind of a threat to him or his mint MMA record (22-0, 6-0 UFC). That's why Khabib -- who considers read news >>

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