Khabib Nurmagomedov said he's got unfinished business with Conor McGregor and teased a rematch in a new video

Khabib Nurmagomedov stops Conor McGregor

  • Khabib Nurmagomedov has talked-up a lucrative rematch against

    Conor McGregor
    .
  • The Russian wrestler, unbeaten in 27 mixed martial arts bouts,
    defends his UFC lightweight title in September.
  • And Nurmagomedov is now looking at what could be next.
  • He said there are still a lot of fights out there for him, but
    that his October 6 victory over McGregor has not settled their
    rivalry.
  • Nurmagomedov hinted at unfinished business.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov has spoken of unfinished business with

Conor McGregor
, appearing to hint at what would be a massively
lucrative rematch for the UFC.

The lightweights have one of the most compelling rivalries in
mixed martial arts. It is a rivalry that includes
police charges
, community service, and anger management
classes.

It includes a wild brawl at UFC 229 last October, where
Nurmagomedov dropped and stopped McGregor
with a
face-distorting neck crank, which capped
the best-selling event in the company’s history
.

Dana White separates Conor McGregor from Khabib Nurmagomedov

And it is one that continues to this day because of a
controversial Twitter war featuring
a rape accusation and Islamophobic posts
.

The UFC president Dana White has continually talked-up a
potential second fight throughout the year, with McGregor also
eager to settle the score.

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mockery of UFC rankings

And now Nurmagomedov, who is preparing to defend his lightweight
title against Dustin Poirier in September, is looking ahead at
what’s next.

“So we have not finished yet, what was on October 6,” Nurmagomedov said on
his official YouTube channel
. “We still have a lot of fights,
not a few years, so we plan to write more history and show that we
are here, yes.”

Nurmagomedov has not fought since his submission win over
McGregor. It was a victory he refused to celebrate, instead
choosing to mount the fence and charge at McGregor’s cageside
friend Dillon Danis.

While that was going on, people on Nurmagomedov’s team jumped
into the Octagon and exchanged punches with McGregor.

McGregor got slapped with a $50,000 fine and a six-month ban
backdated to October at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing
in January, where Nurmagomedov was hit with a much heftier $500,000
fine and a nine-month ban.

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policed, fight regulator says

Nurmagomedov is an expert judoka, sambo practitioner, and
wrestler who is unbeaten in 27 mixed martial arts bouts.

He won his UFC lightweight belt when he outpointed Al Iaquinta
in April, last year. He successfully defended the title against
McGregor, and makes the second defense of the strap in Abu Dhabi
when he faces Poirier later in the year.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov said he's got unfinished business with Conor McGregor and teased a rematch in a new video