Khabib Nurmagomedov rejected a suggestion from Dana White to star reverse Conor McGregor as coaches on The Final Fighter.
That’s in keeping with his supervisor, Ali Abdelaziz, who confirmed the Russian may even NEVER give McGregor a rematch.
The UFC lightweights met in probably the most watched primary occasion within the firm’s historical past in October 2018 at UFC 229, which ended emphatically as Khabib delivered on his pre-fight promise to make the Irishman faucet.
After one other prolonged hiatus from the game, McGregor returned at UFC 246 and knocked out Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, however his deliberate ‘season’ to combat a number of occasions and get a rematch together with his nemesis.
And when that was placed on maintain, president Dana White tried to give you one thing a contact extra artistic.
With Khabib set to defend his title towards Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 subsequent month, the American needed to revive ‘The Final Fighter’ and pit the 2 rivals towards each other as coaches on the alternative staff.
Nevertheless, Nurmagomedov’s supervisor has revealed his consumer rejected this provide out of hand and has successfully killed off any probability of the 2 males ever combating once more.
“Final week Dana White known as me,” Abdelaziz stated to TMZ Sports activities. “He stated, Ali, what do you assume if Khabib win, him and Conor do The Final Fighter on ESPN?
“That is breaking information. I stated, I don’t know, I’ll give it some thought’
“And he stated, in fact, (vice versa) if Justin win,” Ali “It might be Khabib vs. Conor on The Final Fighter, teaching. It might have been f*****g enormous.
“In all probability would have went to the hospital as a result of he would have beat his ass and his entire staff. Or Justin Gaethje vs. (McGregor).”
“He can overlook about Khabib. He can overlook concerning the rematch,” he added.
“Achieved. Lifeless. By no means. Khabib won’t ever combat him.”