Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Duatin Poirier: Conor McGregor calls for Khabib rematch after Poirier beaten in UFC 242

Lawrence Ostlere
The Independent
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Conor McGregor has called for a rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov, after Khabib made a stunning return to the Octogon on Saturday night.

Khabib choked out Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi to keep hold of his lightweight world title and extend his unbeaten record to 28-0.

It was his first fight since his win over McGregor, which ended in ugly scenes as brawls broke out in and out of the ring, and he was subsequently handed a nine-month suspension and a $500,000 fine.

McGregor recently announced his retirement from the sport but UFC supremo Dana White revealed Mcgregor has suggested he wants to return.

And after Khabib’s success at UFC 242, McGregor tweeted: “Book my rematch for Moscow.”

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