Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor in 2018, but Jon Jones has now been asked for his verdict on the winner of a potential rematch. Despite Khabib saying McGregor isn’t worthy of another shot yet, his coach Javier Mendez has believes Notorious is the most dangerous opponent for his fighter. The lucrative super-fight is targeted for December or January.
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UFC legend Jon Jones has insisted that he would 'put his money' on Khabib Nurmagomedov to beat Conor McGregor in a blockbuster rematch. Lewis-Parry even confronted the light-heavyweight legend at a BodyPower health and fitness event in Birmingham last year. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Download the talkSPORT app NOW – the best way to listen live. “I think the cards are always in Khabib’s hands. "Conor definitely has a chance, but if I were to put my money on it, I'm definitely going with Khabib, for sure.". in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. But, what would happen if and when they do collide again? The Brit powerhouse helped DC prepare to fight Jones in 2016, which fuelled a rivalry between them. Lewis-Parry, a 6ft 10in kickboxing veteran, is a former training partner of ex-UFC champion Daniel Cormier, 41. McGregor, 32, and Pacquiao, 41, both confirmed they are close to agreeing a deal to fight in the Middle East.
Jon Jones on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor Mcgregor. However, despite appearing to retire, Conor McGregor remains a talking point of the division and the wider UFC. "We hope the British public will continue to get behind Lewis-Parry as he is fast approaching the big time.”. Gaethje became the interim champion when he decimated Tony Ferguson back in May and The Eagle will have to prove he is the true lightweight champion after retaining the title in his last outing vs Dustin Poirier. Ahead of his main event at UFC 254, relive Khabib Nurmagomedov’s finish of Conor McGregor at UFC 229. At the time, he tweeted: "I’d probably make more in my first boxing match than my next three UFC fights combined. But the 'Eagle' is preparing to make his hotly anticipated return on 24th October against interim champ Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. For other inquiries Contact Us. Topics:Â Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor Mcgregor, Bones, Jon Jones, UFC 229, Notorious, UFC News, MMA News, UFC, eagle, MMA, Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. In a recent interview with TMZ, when asked about the rematch between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jones predicted: I typically don’t go against wrestlers if you’re asking me as a betting man. Jones, who secured a unanimous decision victory against Dominick Reyes in February, has also weighed in on the debate. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Jon Jones is in talks to make his boxing debut on the undercard of Conor McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao, British heavyweight Chi Lewis-Parry is in talks to box Jones, McGregor and Pacquiao confirmed they are close to agreeing a deal to fight in the Middle East, The lucrative super-fight is targeted for December or January, Dana White comments on Conor McGregor leaking their conversation, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). It is claimed Jones is negotiating a deal to fight British heavyweight Chi Lewis-Parry, who is unbeaten in his nine bouts in the cage. Jones was forced to deny claims made by UFC president Dana White, who said the American wanted £25million to move up and face Francis Ngannou, 34. "I think the cards are always in Khabib's hands. He studied for a B.A. “Conor definitely has a chance, but if I were to put my money on it, I’m definitely going with Khabib, for sure.”. 'Bones' told TMZ: "I typically don't go against wrestlers if you're asking me as a betting man. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. The pair - who have a storied past - would both be boxing for the first time.
And the undefeated Russian star emphasised this last October when he suggested that he wouldn't shake his fierce rival's hand. If Jon Jones was forced to put money on it, he cant look past Khabib Nurmagomedov no matter how much Conor McGregor wants revenge for his last UFC loss . News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.
McGregor has been sharpening his toolset in preparation for making his way back to Khabib and is desperate for the fight, but Khabib is 28-0 and unbeaten for a reason. Khabib, 31, hasn't stepped inside the octagon since his successful lightweight title defence against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 last September. UFC president Dana White did not crumble, but it’s widely known that the UFC do want to get back to McGregor vs Khabib again down the line – especially since it’s the most lucrative fight in the company’s history by some distance. "Wrestlers have the power to dictate where the fight goes, whether it's going to be a standing match or whether he's going to take him to the ground and make it a jiu-jitsu match. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Nurmagomedov defeated McGregor via … Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor in 2018, but Jon Jones has now been asked for his verdict on the winner of a potential rematch.
Conor McGregor vs Khabib: Jon Jones sends UFC 229 warning to Khabib ahead of grudge match CONOR MCGREGOR - Jon Jones has warned Khabib Nurmagomedov he shouldn’t underestimate Conor McGregor. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF.
Khabib and McGregor have continued to trade blows on social media and there is no love lost between the pair. Jones vacated the light-heavyweight belt in August to move up and challenge heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, 38. PublishedÂ 5:04 PM,Â Monday August 10 2020 GMT+1. ", Naismith pinpoints Celtic ace Ajer's mentality which lead to Gers' second goal, Rangers fans mock Sheridan over claim that Celtic would 'put them to the sword', Rangers' Tavernier says victory over Celtic was payback for previous Parkhead hurt, Tavernier urges team-mates to avoid slip ups as Rangers bid to open Celtic gap, Rangers are winning mind games with title rivals Celtic, insists Stewart, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press.
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