Khabib Nurmagomedov: This is why Eddie Alvarez wants to fight Conor McGregor
The lightweight champion of the world, 28-4, will face his featherweight counterpart in the main event of UFC 205 on November 12.
Alvarez, who became the king of the 155-pound division in July, called out McGregor on several occasions to make the bout happen and did so again last week.
Prior to the announcement of the champion vs. champion clash, UFC president Dana White claimed 'The Underground King' would defend his title against Nurmagomedov, who is currently riding a 23-fight winning streak.
Nurmagomedov, 23-0, was irked by Alvarez's attempts to land a fight with McGregor and believes... read more
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