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

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Khabib Nurmagomedov plans to retire as soon as he reaches 30-Zero, based on 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 within the second defence of his UFC belt.

Nurmagomedov, 30, has been unstoppable to date, with opponents struggling to cope with the Russian’s elite model of wrestling.

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

‘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 advised 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 dwelling soil in 2011.

Dana White is eager to stage a rematch between McGrgeor and Nurmagomedov, however conceded prime contender Tony Ferguson 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.

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

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

‘However yeah, Conor would make loads of sense.

‘Conor McGregor wants that fight really badly, and I’m certain the followers would wish to see it. So we’ll see how this entire factor performs out.’

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