Conor McGregor mocks Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin
After Abubakar submitted to a first-round triangle from David Zawada, the former two-division world champion tweeted: “Nurmagotaptap.
He added: “Hahahah s******s. He tapped his forehead. If you can tap his forehead. You can punch his forehead. He quit. 1 quitter exposed. Abubakar Nurmagotaptap. Forever a failure.
“A 5 second triangle hahahah.” Console him. Then tell him he’s cut.”
Jorge Masvidal reacts to Nate Diaz’s potential retirement
Jorge Masvidal has doubled down on his willingness to give Nate Diaz a rematch following the Stockton native’s retirement hint.
“Heard it might be true, if so it was fun sharing the #cage with you,” Masvidal wrote alongside an Instagram of himself and Diaz inside the Octagon. “Whenever you get that itch again, let’s run it back.
“I’m gonna go make this paper in the meantime @natediaz209 #theresurrection.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov confirms Tony Ferguson fight talks
Nurmagomedov has revealed his proposed showdown with Tony Ferguson is in the works.
“We’re in talks now,” said the 30-year-old. “They suggested having it in Vegas in March, but they [Nevada Athletic Commission] have to issue me an official apology for fining me for the incident on 6 October, 2018. If they apologise, I’ll fight. If not, we’ll pick another venue.
“I’ll fight in April in New York. I’ll be ready in April – March if Vegas apologizes or gives me back my money. Those are my conditions. We’re in talks now.”