UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov put on an incredible performance back at UFC 229. Ever since then, the reigning title holder has been on the tip of every fight fan’s tongue. Now, however, the UFC president has come forward to clear the air on a recent rumor.
Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 229 on Oct. 6. Speaking to Russian media, Khabib Nurmagomedov’s uncle has come forward to claim that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has already offered Khabib Nurmagomedov $15 million for a rematch against Conor McGregor.
Beyond that, the individual noted that Khabib Nurmagomedov is allegedly looking to face former interim champion Tony Ferguson for his next match up. After that, the Dagestan native supposedly wants to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts.
However, UFC President Dana White has now come forward to discredit these claims. Taking to Instagram, the UFC executive had the following to say.
“This story is Number 1 BULLSH*T.”