Khabib’s plan: Two title defenses, then GSP super-fight on April 2020

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    It seems like Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t ready to let go of his goal to fight Georges St-Pierre just yet. The lightweight champion is expected to take on Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi at UFC 242 this September, and according to his manager, Khabib plans to keep busy afterwards.

    “He gave me very specific instructions,” Ali Abdelaziz told ESPN. “He said he wants to fight Sept. 7 and again in December. And if [former welterweight champion] Georges St-Pierre can figure things out with the UFC by April, that’s the deal. He would like that fight in April.

    “The lightweight division has a lot of contenders, and we need to keep the division going,” Abdelaziz said. “Khabib has done this before. He fought [Edson Barboza], Al…


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    GSP vs Khabib would be awesome. Think GSP would win but father time catches up to everyone at some point.
     
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    Grid supply point is too big and long for Khabib
     
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    With the new ESPN/PPV structure there is no way GSP is coming back. The UFC already didn’t want to give him a LW title fight. I’d be shocked if they went back on that stance, let alone find a flat fee that he would agree to. It would be Brock all over again.
     
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    Very good point, Cleatus.
     
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    Khabib Plans Three Fights In Next Year

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    Fucking lol@ Khabib fightng 3 times in a year.
     
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