Khabib Nurmagamedov: “I’ll Smash Everyone in July!”

Without a doubt, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagamedov are the hottest names in UFC right now. Today, the Russian fighter has spoken out on his comeback plan. Take a look!

Khabib Nurmagamedov

Khabib Nurmagamedov: “I’ll Smash Everyone in July!”

Due to the ongoing global pandemic, both Khabib and McGregor have been stuck in their native countries. While the Irishman is looking for his next opponent after defeating Donald Cerrone, the latter has to miss out on his title defense fight with Tony Ferguson at the UFC 249 event. Now, the Russian fighter won’t be able to fight until the end of Ramadan. The situation now leads people to look forward to a match between these two. 

Recently, UFC President Dana White and Khabib have spoken on his return. On one side, Khabib has been the recipient of criticism when he returned to Russia. His clash with Ferguson fell apart for the fifth time, making it one of the cursed matchup in the promotion history. Aside from being stuck due to Russia closing its borders, the UFC also didn’t manage to communicate their plans to him properly. 

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagamedov

Previously, he has taken to social media to fight back against these accusations of ducking fighters. Now, Khabib has shared a message through his Instagram: “I can fight anytime. Ramadan finishes May 23. In July, I’m gonna be ready. Stop talking about me. This is coronatime; when Khabibtime comes, I smash all of them.” One thing we know for sure is that Khabib’s next rival will be the winner of the Justin Gaethje vs. Tony Ferguson clash. 

Return Date

On the other hand, White claimed that McGregor is ready to return to the cage next month. However, there is still a travel ban between Europe and the US during this period. “Conor wants to fight, it sounds like he wants to fight in June and he’s asking if there would be fans there. There would not be fans, and the fight would be in mid-June or the end of June. But Conor wants to fight.”