UFC 223: Conor McGregor said ‘no’ to fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov after Tony Ferguson injury

CONOR McGREGOR said NO to a final-minute struggle towards Khabib Nurmagomedov, in accordance to the Russian.

The Eagle has revealed it was Infamous’ selection NOT to defend his belt at UFC 233 this weekend in Brooklyn, saying he won’t be prepared in time.

 Khabib Nurmagomedov claims Conor McGregor was contacted over a last-minute bout with him

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Khabib Nurmagomedov claims Conor McGregor was contacted over a final-minute bout with him

Nurmagomedov, 29, was due to struggle Tony Ferguson, who has backed out after a freak accident noticed him injury knee ligaments.

And he has revealed that McGregor was given first refusal on the bout, however six days’ discover was too brief a window to make weight.

Nurmagomedov advised TMZ Sports activities: “My first choice when Tony's out, I inform, ‘Hey, the place's Conor? I want Conor. He's champ. Convey this man.’

“When UFC name [Conor], he say, 'Oh, I’m not prepared.’”

 Conor McGregor has been sparring back in Dublin but was not keen to make fight weight

Conor McGregor has been sparring again in Dublin however was not eager to make battle weight
 Khabib Nurmagomedov has said Conor McGregor declined a fight with him after Tony Ferguson pulled out of their match with a knee ligament injury

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Khabib Nurmagomedov has said Conor McGregor declined a battle with him after Tony Ferguson pulled out of their match with a knee ligament injury
 Khabib Nurmagomedov will be fighting for the UFC lightweight title in Brooklyn

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Khabib Nurmagomedov will probably be fighting for the UFC light-weight title in Brooklyn
 Conor McGregor is still yet to make his comeback go the Octagon after his foray into boxing

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Conor McGregor continues to be but to make his comeback go the Octagon after his foray into boxing
 McGregor is pencilled to come back to UFC in September

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McGregor is pencilled to come again to UFC in September

Tony heal up man. Simply need to advise you, don’t speak an excessive amount of anymore. Lot of ideas in my head proper now, however I don’t need to develop into such as you. Hope, this lesson will train you watch your mouth. ❗️ На счёт этой ситуации я просто хочу сказать Тони: больше не болтай, в голове конечно много мыслей, на тебя похожим не буду, надеюсь этот урок научит тебя следить за языком. #prepared #ufc223 #Alhamdulillah #победатолькоотВсевышнего

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McGregor yesterday responded, saying: "These fools pull out extra occasions than I do with my d***."

Dana White lately admitted that there merely wasn’t sufficient time for McGregor to make battle weight and referred to as in UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway as an alternative.

Khabib is assured of getting the win towards Holloway after which he would really like to battle UFC legend Georges St. Pierre.

Nurmagomedov added: “After this battle, I'm gonna ask UFC, ‘Hey, Madison Sq. Backyard, me vs Georges St-Pierre – November. 155lb.’”

Ferguson is predicted to go beneath the knife after his knee ligament injury, together with his speedy UFC future on maintain.

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CONOR McGREGOR said NO to a final-minute battle towards Khabib Nurmagomedov, in accordance to the Russian.

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