Khabib Nurmagomedov slams Eddie Alvarez over Conor McGregor fight
Alvarez, 28-4, was will defend the 155-pound title he claimed in the summer against his featherweight counterpart in the main event of UFC 205 on November 12.
The Philadelphia native was slated to make the first defence to the belt against Nurmagomedov at the landmark card but the UFC brass opted instead to give McGregor the nod.
Nurmagomedov, who will now face Michael Johnson on November 12, has been irked by Alvarez's decision to duck him and believes he's done so because he knows the fight wouldn't end well for him.
"Eddie understands who is who," he told MMA Fighting's Luke... read more
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