Stood alongside Leonard Ellerbe, the chief executive of Mayweather Promotions, at an event in Russia, Nurmagomedov teased that he had handled McGregor better than Mayweather.
A lot of factors went into Khabib Nurmagomedov's fantastic UFC 229 win over Conor McGregor and according to John Kavanagh, ring-rust was one of the ones that he perhaps underestimated to a certain extent. We have to fight now: 50-0 versus 27-0. Let's go. Why not? (But) in the jungle there is only one king. Of course, I am the king.
"Floyd Mayweather couldn't knock out McGregor but I did it quite easily".
Khabib Nurmagomedov is awaiting a verdict from the Nevada State Athletic Commission after his role in the brawl at UFC 229. Jackson recently made a lucrative proposal to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on social media.
Mayweather has not fought since overcoming McGregor but stated last month that he was coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao. If you say that I started it, then I do not agree.
Floyd Mayweather took down Conor McGregor in their 2016 boxing bout. So I just feel like there has to be equal treatment all the way across the board. I was having seizures and I felt very ill.
"If you decide to fire him, you should know that you'll lose me, too". Because that would have been an excuse. The Eddie fight was off of a big training camp for the Diaz II fight, which was off of a big training camp for Diaz I.
"McGregor is a competitor but from what I heard the other jumped out and fought with members of the public".
"I'm not anxious that anyone can beat me, I worry only about what I can lose".
Just seconds after securing a submission victory over Conor McGregor, the 30-year-old threw his gum-shield across the octagon before remarkably launching himself into the crowd.