FRESH from a crushing win over Conor McGregor in 4 rounds – Khabib Nurmagomedov has known as out undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather.
The 30-year-old Russian retained his UFC light-weight title belt after forcing the Infamous to faucet out final week, and is now hoping to emulate the Irishman by stepping contained in the squared circle.
Khabib prolonged his good document in MMA to 27-Zero, and urged unbeaten Mayweather to combat him to show who’s the one king within the jungle.
McGregor suffered a tenth spherical stoppage loss towards the 1996 Olympic bronze medallist final yr, the place he was outboxed for the entire combat, and didn’t land any pictures of word.
However the Russian – who’s the one particular person to have dropped the two-weight world champion – is assured he has the instruments in his arsenal to inflict Mayweather’s first defeat.
Standing alongside Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, Khabib mentioned: “Hey let’s go Floyd, we now have to combat now.
“50 and Zero verses 27 and Zero, two guys that by no means lose. Let’s go, why not.
“As a result of within the jungle just one king, just one king.”
Earlier than Khabib – who has been suspended by the UFC – added : “After all I’m the king. As a result of he [Mayweather] cannot drop McGregor however I drop him simply.”
To which a delighted Ellerbe mentioned: “You’ll get a few of that work child.”
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Mayweather was critical of Khabib’s post-fight actions following his win over McGregor, as he climbed out of the Octagon and attacked his rivals coach Dillon Dannis.
The 41-year-old insisted the Eagle should be hit with a huge fine, claiming he was very unprofessional.
He said: “I’m not too familiar with the guy McGregor was fighting, but I know the guy he was facing was undefeated.
“McGregor is a tough competitor but McGregor’s opponent jumped out of the ring and was fighting people in the crowd so, very unprofessional.
“It’s going to be a huge fine I’m pretty sure because with my fight against Zab Judah, there was a crazy melee in the ring and a huge penalty – a huge fine. If I’m not mistaken, seven figures.
“Not to me, but could have been to Zab Judah or my uncle Roger or even Leonard Ellerbe, so I know when a guy’s jumping out of the cage into the audience and fighting different people, the fine is going to be crazy.”
However, it remains to be seen what the next step is for the retired Mayweather, with talks being held over a rematch with Manny Pacquiao next year.