A confrontation with Georges St-Pierre might bring Khabib back

Former world champion Daniel Cormier said that only when facing Georges St-Pierre can Khabib Nurmagomedov return to the octagon.

As for Khabib Nurmagomedov’s close teammate at the American Kickboxing Academy, Daniel Cormier said that the money-stinging proposals of UFC President Dana White were not enough to attract Khabib Nurmagomedov after the announcement of the glove at UFC 254.

Only when the UFC staged a match between Georges St-Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov did the Russian puncher get interested in entering the octagon again, Cormier said.

Khabib vs. GSP is still a dream game for many spectators

Meanwhile, Georges St-Pierre’s latest appearance at UFC 217 in November 2017. Former Canadian boxer has a variety of fighting styles and perfect defense. 

UFC President Dana White recently confirmed that he will meet with Khabib Nurmagomedov next month in Abu Dhabi. The head of the most prestigious MMA arena on the planet believes he can convince a 32-year-old boxer to change his mind to increase his achievement to 30 unbeaten matches.

Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated many times to the media that he has no interest in playing since his father and coach died of Covid-19. He promised his mother that he would not appear at the UFC again without his father by his side. Currently, Khabib is focusing on the development of personal business projects after retirement.

Khabib revealed his ambition to make the EFC tournament the backyard of the UFC

The Dagestan puncher has revealed his first plans for the Eagle Fighting Championship as well as a partnership with the UFC.

Khabib revealed his ambition to make the EFC tournament the backyard of the UFC

Recently, Khabib Nurmagomedov announced the acquisition of the MMA Eagle Fighting Championships (EFC) tournament – renamed from the old Gorrilla Fighting Championships – with the desire to find and develop brilliant fighters in the future. As the new owner of EFC, Khabib did not hesitate to call UFC chairman Dana White to talk about his new tournament deal and the largest MMA organization on the planet.

Khabib revealed the plans of the new tournament with the UFC

According to Khabib, he wanted to develop the EFC into a tournament with many talented boxers, but not a confrontation with the UFC. Instead, Khabib wants to accompany and help the good fighters at EFC have the opportunity to join the UFC like himself before.