The UFC certaily won’t have to look far to find a suitable challenger for Conor McGregor’s lightweight title, as Khabib Nurmagomedov made sure he remained the #1 contender on Saturday.
Once again, Nurmagomedov’s galaxy class wrestling and grappling game ruled the day, and “The Eagle” submitted Michael Johnson in round three. After the impressive win, Nurmagomedov reported to Megan Olivi that he told Dana White not to send him anymore “fake contracts”. The lightweight’s referring to the fact that not long ago, White said Nurmagomedov was next for Eddie Alvarez, and not McGregor. Nurmagomedov was event sent bout agreements for UFC 205 and 206.
You can watch Nurmagomedov’s interesting interview below.