Khabib Nurmagomedov offered Michael Chandler to go home with an attack of the island

Former Bellator champion Michael Chandler, who is an alternate participant in the unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Geitzhi, has no place on Fight island, the current UFC lightweight title holder is sure.

“I don’t even need to use my fight against Michael Chandler,” Nurmagomedov told TSN. “I know that he came here to Abu Dhabi, but he will not be able to do anything – he will make a weight and go home. So let him go straight home and fight with other fighters. He is not a champion level fighter».

The American did not ignore the attack of the current UFC champion.

“See you later. Noted, ” Chandler wrote on Instagram, quoting the undefeated Russian fighter.

Earlier, Khabib Nurmagomedov said that he would consider Michael Chandler the main contender for the title if the American fighter beats Islam Makhachev at UFC 254, however, the former Bellator champion rejected this offer.

Dana White: “Discuss with Habib bout against St-Pierre, if he beats Haiti»

The UFC President, Dana white, is ready to discuss with Khabib Nurmagomedov a fight against George St. Pierre if this weekend the undefeated Russian lightweight keeps zero in the column of defeats and beats in a unification bout of Justin Gaitzhi.

“It would be interesting for me to discuss it, but Khabib’s desire alone is not enough to organize this fight,” the UFC head said in an interview with TMZ Sports. “For this fight to take place, a lot of things have to happen»

“The main question is, can an age guy like GSP, who has been away for so long, make weight? If he can make weight and beat Khabib, he will be the only fighter in history to win three titles. “

” I do not know if a fight between Khabib and GSP is possible. We will discuss it with Khabib if he defeats Geitzhi ” we
Remind that the lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Geitzhi on October 24 will headline the UFC 254 tournament in Abu Dhabi.