McGregor vs Khabib Rematch UFC 229

Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 was a shocker of a match! It surprised not only the viewers but also the experts! Moreover, it wasn’t just the match which was shocking but it was also the aftermath where both the men were suspended. Now, Khabib is back for UFC 242 and many expect that McGregor too, will show up.

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However, in case McGregor decides to show up, Khabib’s trainer Javier Mendez has some words of caution for the former champion – ‘Better come well protected.’

Conor McGregor ‘Better Come Well Protected’: Says Javier Mendez

McGregor has been warned by Khabib’s trainer to not show up at Abu Dhabi, where UFC 242 is going to take place. He has further added that in case McGregor decides to show up, they need ‘a lot of security’. He further brought out the fact that Abu Dhabi is in a Muslim country and that McGregor has not made any fans by insulting Khabib’s religion.

McGregor vs Khabib Rematch UFC 242
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McGregor vs Khabib got personal over the past few months as Conor insulted not only Khabib’s family and wife, but also Islamic traditions by calling his wife ‘a towel’.

McGregor vs Khabib To Set Up at UFC 242

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While as of this writing, there is no official confirmation that there is going to be a rematch between the two, but Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov is bound to happen sooner rather than later – the seeds of the second round of this rivalry will be sown at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.