UFC: John Kavanagh assures that Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor will happen in 2018

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The fans that are waiting to see Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov have some reason to be happy thanks to John Kavanagh. During his recent interview with Robin Black, Kavanagh assured that the showdown between McGregor and Nurmagomedov will happen in 2018 itself.

Conor McGregor has not fought in the UFC after his win against Eddie Alvarez (PC: UFC.COM)

He also noted that he would bet anything on it.

“It’s the obvious fight, as his coach and as a fan. As a fan of MMA, it’s the fight I want to see as well. I would almost bet anything — almost bet anything — that fight happens before the end of the year. I can’t imagine it not happening,” he said.

McGregor has not fought in the UFC since his victory at Lightweight over Eddie Alvarez a couple of years back. He, however, had a crossover boxing showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Khabib Nurmagomedov, meanwhile, was crowned the UFC Lightweight champion recently when he got the better of Al Iaquinta.


Renjith Ravindran

An engineer by luck and a sports writer by passion, Renjith has been covering various sports for almost half a decade. He has received praise from the likes of WWE superstars Paul Heyman and Natalya for his work and has also interviewed some notable names from the business. He is constantly looking out for creative challenges that excite him and finds beauty in the art of Combat Sports.

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