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Khabib Nurmagomedov has named three fighters Conor McGregor should face.
Speaking to ESPN Khabib claimed McGregor would need to win up to 10 fights before getting his rematch, saying, “I don’t think this fight can happen. This guy has to come back and make nine or 10-(fight) win streak, then we’re going to fight.
“People who watch this interview, maybe they think, ‘Oh he thinks about this, but when UFC ask this guy to fight Conor for a million dollars, this guy is gonna take this fight.’ Come back and show who you are. Fight with Justin (Gaethje), fight with (Al) Iaquinta, fight with Tony (Ferguson). Fight – just show up. When (did) he win last time? Three years ago. And this guy wants to fight for the title? No, it’s not happening.”
The Russian defends his lightweight title against interim champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on Saturday.