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UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov plans to retire in Russia at 30-0

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Khabib Nurmagomedov produced his 28th win last week at UFC 242 (Picture: Getty)
Nurmagomedov produced his 28th win final week at 242 (Picture: Getty)

plans to retire as soon as he reaches 30-0, in accordance to the UFC star’s father.

The light-weight champion solely simply picked up the 28th win of his MMA profession final week, beating Dustin Poirier in the second defence of his UFC belt.

Nurmagomedov, 30, has been unstoppable thus far, with opponents struggling to cope with the Russian’s elite type of wrestling.

Conor McGregor is one in every of a number of stars chasing a conflict with Nurmagomedov, however his father has warned his rival’s time is working out.

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Dustin Poirier became the latest man to be beaten by Khabib Nurmagomedov
Poirier grew to become the most recent man to be crushed by Nurmagomedov (Picture: Getty)

‘For Khabib, 30-0 is enough. As for the last fight, then, of course, we would like to hold the last defense [of the title] in Moscow,’ Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov instructed Tass.

McGregor has already stated he could be open to preventing Nurmagomedov in Moscow. Nurmagomedov has by no means fought in Russia with the UFC and final appeared on house soil in 2011.

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Dana White is eager to stage a rematch between McGrgeor and Nurmagomedov, however conceded high contender was subsequent in line for a title shot.

‘Tony Ferguson is next line [for Khabib] if he accepts the fight,’ stated White after UFC 242.

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Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov face off
White says Ferguson is subsequent in line to battle the champion (Picture: Getty)

‘We’ll see how this factor performs out, when Khabib will battle once more, and if Tony desires to battle.

‘Tony Ferguson gets the next shot, and obviously, if for whatever reason Tony can’t take the battle or doesn’t need to battle at that point, then we might work out what’s subsequent.

‘But yeah, Conor would make a whole lot of sense.

wants that fight really badly, and I’m positive the followers would need to see it. So we’ll see how this entire factor performs out.’

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