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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 >>

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

  • 23 hours ago
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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 >>

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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 >>

  • 5 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 >>

  • 5 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 >>

  • 5 days ago
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UFC Tonight provided an update on lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov’s knee injury and why he intends to face champion Anthony Pettis in the near future. While it is common knowledge that Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently rehabilitating a torn meniscus in his right knee, few are aware that he was trying to complete the process on his own dime in Russia. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani revealed on UFC Tonight that once UFC officials were aware of the situation, they flew the undefeated competitor to read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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One of the UFC's most intriguing lightweight contenders, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is now targeting a February return to action after tearing the meniscus in his right knee this past summer -- but the road to Nurmagomedov's rehabilitation has been more unusual than most. After discovering that Nurmagomedov has been working through and paying for his own rehabilitation in Russia, UFC officials recently flew the Dagestani sambo champion out to Los Angeles to visit the same orthopedic physician who trea read news >>

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  • 28 days ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the newest names in the ever-growing list of mixed martial arts fighters hampered by injuries. Unfortunately for the athlete, the knee injury that has forced him out of competition came at a time when he was surging toward the top of the lightweight division. Even though he's still months away from returning to the Octagon, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has a number of opponents waiting to welcome him back. However, one of the most interesting options isn't on read news >>

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Mixed martial arts is one of the most grueling sports in the world. At its worst, it forces the best fighters on the planet to train for a potentially unpredictable 25-minute war. Planning against both a fighter and the unknown, competitors must push themselves beyond the cusp of comfort in all aspects of the game. Wrestlers must learn to strike. Strikers must learn to wrestle. Accomplishing such tough tasks won't come without peril—injuries plague this sport far too often. However, for every un read news >>

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