Khabib vs Mcgregor fight broke all PPV records last year. Every MMA fan is awaiting for the rematch. Is it going to happen soon?
With Khabib vs Poirier fight set up for UFC 242, the light heavyweight division surely has a bright future, says Dana White. UFC 240 will be featuring a featherweight title fight, but the prominence has already been set on UFC 242.
Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is recently crowned as the most successful Russian athlete by Fores, is the favorite can get through Poirier quite easily, believes Dana. According to White, it’s the most interesting division as you have Tony Ferguson, Conor Mcgregor, and Donald Cerrone. Khabib also has shown his interest to fight GSP.
What Lies in Light Heavyweight Division?
Lightweight has for quite some time been termed as the debut division in MMA. Nurmagomedov hasn’t lost in over 10 years. Poirier is in Prime form of his career. Max Holloway’s 13-battle series of wins. For hell’s sake, Tony Ferguson is on a 12-battle series of wins and not by any means battling for the title. Presently, if Khabib beats Poirier, he has said he might want to battle Ferguson next, be that as it may, Dana White recommends there’s another battle the UFC might be keen on making rather: a rematch with Conor McGregor.
According to Dana White, “It would be a massive fight and it’s possible, yes.” He thinks McGregor is gonna come back at the beginning of next year. So, realistically, all these guys are looking at September to see what happens with Khabib and Poirier. After that fight plays out, I think there’s gonna be a lot of movement going on.”
Khabib vs Mcgregor 2
Nurmagomedov and McGregor battled in October last year, destroying the past UFC PPV record. Khabib vs Mcgregor was one of the highlt anticipated fights ever in MMA. The fight itself was nearly as prevailing as the PPV numbers, with Nurmagomedov crushing McGregor before submitting him in the fourth round. Be that as it may, after the battle, Nurmagomedov hopped over the fence causing a scandalous fight that brought about his fine and put the lightweight division on hold while he held up out his suspension. The fight additionally aroused enthusiasm for a rematch between the two. Both of the fighters were suspended after the post-fight brawl. The Conor Mcgregor vs Khabib Nurmagodev verdict received mixed reactions across the world.
McGregor, in the interim, has finished his suspension however still can’t seem to choose an arrival date, having recently resigned and afterward unretired in the wake of reigniting his issue with Khabib. There were bits of gossip about a battle with Donald Cerrone yet now White says McGregor is holding up until September to perceive what happens to Khabib’s title guard.
On the off chance that McGregor genuinely is sitting out and pausing, at that point he likely has an OK chance at hopping the line to get another title shot. Considering McGregor and Khabib are presently the two greatest stars in the UFC, a rematch is likely the most rewarding battle the UFC can make now, and however he was discussing a Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao rematch, White made a point that rings shockingly near and dear concerning a Khabib vs Mcgregor rematch.