Khabib Nurmagomedov, champion of UFC, released a news that shook the world of MMA. The current undefeated leader of the Light weight He would only return if they put him in front of an eminence of Mixed Martial Arts: Georges St-Pierre. In any case, the Dagestani spoke with the press at this time and made it clear that his belt is deserved by another fighter in the category: Dustin Poirier.
Being so, Nurmagomedov he dictated: “I am focused on my own big projects, four or five of them. I have to spend time with them. As for my career as a wrestler, I don’t want to go into details. Dana is an honest person, we always had an honest relationship. I think you will let the media know the message I sent you a week ago. It’s not a secret, I just told him how I would like things to develop, not just in relation to me, but to the lightweight division in general.
“I told Dana that I don’t want the division to be delayed. But, on the other hand, the fighters are just getting into action and people already generally understand who we will see fight for the title. I know they are already making plans, I think May or June for a title fight. But between whom? Dana told me it’s not finished yet. I can say that. When I told him that the lightweight division needs to move on, he told me that it is not over, “he emphasized.
His strongest sayings
At the same time, Khabib He said, “He said, ‘When I fly to Las Vegas in late February, we’ll sit down and talk. Dana needs to make some kind of decision. But whatever the decision, I will agree with it. Poirier deserves to be champion, that’s my personal opinion. Look who he fought against. Jim Miller, Eddie Alvarez, Anthony Pettis, Max Holloway. You’ve fought me, Conor, these are all the best fighters, maybe fighters that will end up in the Hall of Fame of UFC«.
“I think the intrigue will appear in the lightweight division as soon as they decide on the title fight and the eliminator. At the moment, it has been delayed and it is not clear what Dana thinks. I think it’s going to burn in the lightweight division this summer. A new younger generation is already arriving, in addition to Chandler, Oliviera, Poirier, Gaethje, many good fighters. With that mix, it will be interesting this summer and towards the end of the year », he concluded Khabib Nurmagomedov.
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