Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, assured that the rumors of his client fighting former UFC double champion Georges St-Pierre are false.
Khabib retired from UFC in 2020 after beating Justin Gethje in UFC 254. Since then, there has been speculation as to whether the unbeaten lightweight champion will return to compete in the world of MMA.
In an episode of “Anik and Florian“Podcast, former UFC fighter Kenny Florian reported that a” famous coach “would be preparing for a fight between Khabib and Saint-Pierre.
However, Abdelaziz, founder and president of Dominance MMA Management, responsible for Khabib’s career, came to his Twitter to explain that there is no chance of a fight taking place.
“Khabib vs Georges St-Pierre: Rumor [is] lie flat. Fake News “
MMA fans feel that the anonymous coach whom Florian has referred to belongs to Khyb’s trainer Xavier Mendez. In a recent interview with “Submission Radio”, the only fight that the Khabi reconsidered returning from retirement is against St. Pierre.
“If they asked my opinion, I would say hold on to GSP or retire. That’s what I would tell them. But they never asked me, so this conversation never happened.”
What did Kenny Florian say about Khyb Nurmagomedov vs Georges St-Pierre?
Former UFC lightweight and featherweight title challenger Kenny Florian revealed that the “well-known coach” was aware of a possible super-fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre.
“I heard some pretty crazy news over the weekend. I wouldn’t say exactly where it’s from, but it’s from a famous coach who, apparently, is aware of the fight between Khabib Narmmagomedov and a legend at the UFC, a former Are. A two-time champion, Georges Saint-Pierre. There is supposedly a fight that, I don’t know if it is confirmed, but it is a fight that Georges is getting ready for and preparing for. . I don’t think he’d be getting ready for that or telling people that he’s going to be ready for a big fight until it was actually happening. “
As many others believe, Florian also feels that Khabib would consider resuming his career only to battle against Saint-Pierre. The duel between the two is believed to be the dream of Khabib’s father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, who died in 2020.
“I think the only battle for Khabib Nurmagomedov would be against a legend of that kind of stature. A man who did many similar things that he did. And you see it as a fight between two of Bill’s biggest people Can. Monster in UFC
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Published 02 February 2021 08:39 AM