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Khabib Nurmagomedov comeback struggle towards UFC legend Georges St-Pierre confirmed – however Tweet is shortly deleted moments later


Ali Abdelaziz set pulses racing when he appeared to substantiate, on Twitter, {that a} super-fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre was within the works, solely to delete the Tweet moments later.

Champion Khabib has not competed since saying his retirement at UFC 254 in October, with the light-weight division at present not engaging the 32-year-old right into a return.

Khabib could be tempted to try and reach 30-0 against Georges St-Pierre

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Khabib could possibly be tempted to attempt to attain 30-Zero towards Georges St-Pierre

After seeing bitter rival Conor McGregor get stopped by Dustin Poirier at UFC 254, it appears as if choices are restricted for ‘The Eagle’ and his aggressive fireplace is at present not being stoked.

Together with his wealth assured and his legacy full, Khabib has at all times maintained a bout with UFC Corridor of Famer, GSP, might doubtlessly tempt him out of retirement in a bid for a 30-Zero document.

And his supervisor, Abdelaziz, prompt this was an choice.

“Individuals saying Khabib within the works verse GSP is totally true,” he wrote.

Khabib’s manager quickly deleted the Tweet from existence

Khabib’s supervisor shortly deleted the Tweet from existence

Ali Abdelaziz poses with the legendary Royce Gracie

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Ali Abdelaziz poses with the legendary Royce Gracie

He then backtracked and deleted the Tweet, as a substitute saying: “Khabib vs GSP the rumor [sic] utterly false Pretend information.”

Regardless, rumours about this doubtlessly large struggle refuse to go away, with former UFC fighter Kenny Florian telling play-by-play commentator Jon Anik he heard ‘Rush’ was truly making ready for a comeback.

“I heard some fairly loopy information over the weekend,” he mentioned.

“I gained’t say precisely the place it’s from but it surely’s from a widely known coach who, apparently, is conscious of a struggle between Khabib Nurmagomedov and a legend within the UFC, a former two-time champion, Georges St-Pierre.

St-Pierre was the only man Khabib wanted to face after retiring at UFC 254

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St-Pierre was the one man Khabib needed to face after retiring at UFC 254

“Supposedly that could be a struggle that, I don’t know if it’s confirmed, however it’s a struggle that Georges is perhaps preparing for and is making ready for.

“I don’t assume he’d be preparing for that or be telling those who he’s going to be preparing for an enormous struggle except it was truly occurring.

“And for me, I feel the one struggle Khabib Nurmagomedov would come again for can be towards a legend of that form of stature. A man that did many related issues that he did.

“And you may form of invoice it as a struggle between two of the most important takedown monsters in UFC.”

St-Pierre is one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time

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St-Pierre is among the biggest combined martial artists of all time

The Canadian is a former welterweight and middleweight champion within the UFC and has beforehand mentioned he wouldn’t come again for a struggle at light-weight at this stage in his profession.

On the age of 39 and along with his legacy secured, GSP would certainly have the posh of a minimum of getting a struggle with Khabib made at 170lbs or larger.





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