It appears the UFC preferred Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor to be the coaches on the return of The Best Fighter according to Ali Abdelaziz.
For months now, Dana White has been adamant that TUF will be introduced again. Originally, Paulo Costa’s staff referred to as for him to coach in opposition to Israel Adesanya but White preferred McGregor to mentor against the winner of Nurmagomedov-Gaethje.
“Last week Dana White identified as me. He reported, Ali, what do you assume if Khabib acquire, him and Conor do The Top Fighter on ESPN? This is breaking information. I claimed, I really don’t know, I’ll feel about it.’And he mentioned, of study course, (vice versa) if Justin get,” Ali Abdelaziz stated to TMZ Sports. “It would be Khabib vs. Conor on The Supreme Fighter, coaching. It would have been f*****g huge. Most likely would have went to the clinic due to the fact he would have beat his ass and his complete team. Or Justin Gaethje vs. (McGregor)
If Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov had coached TUF it would’ve have been substantial for viewership and assisted set up their rematch. They 1st met at UFC 229 in what has been the major pay back-per-see in UFC heritage and due to the fact then, lots of assumed a rematch would happen.
Nevertheless, in accordance to Abdelaziz, he says Nurmagomedov instructed him he will in no way rematch Conor McGregor.
“He can forget about about Khabib. He can neglect about the rematch,” he said. “Done. Lifeless. In no way. Khabib will under no circumstances combat him.”
It is no question attention-grabbing to hear that Nurmagomedov does not want the rematch as many believe that they will close up owning a single. It was a huge combat and several lovers have identified as for it. But, the undefeated winner has been targeted on Justin Gaethje and Georges St-Pierre for his final two fights.
Would you have favored to see Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor coached TUF? And, what do you make of Abdelaziz declaring the rematch will hardly ever materialize?