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UFC 242: Khabib’s Biggest Problem in the Khabib vs Poirier Match is McGregor

UFC 242 Khabib vs Poirier McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov is heading into the Khabib vs Poirier match as an undefeated beast. With a win-loss streak of 27-0, no MMA fighter has ever been able to conquer Khabib. However, this time, he has a problem. And Poirier isn’t the problem! The looming threat of a McGregor rematch is what Khabib should be worried about.

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Given that he defeated Conor McGregor at their last encounter in 2018, McGregor has since been looking for a rematch. It will be interesting to see what Khabib has to say in his post-match statements.

UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier – Who Wins The Match?

Khabib vs Poirier is expected to be won by the undefeated Russian, who is likely to extend his winning streak to 28-0. Betting odds have also heavily favored Khabib Nurmagomedov in this fight and it doesn’t seem like the odds are going to shift much!

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Poirier has been very impressive lately, having defeated the likes of Holloway, Alvarez, Pettis and Gaethje on the trot, but now that he faces Khabib for the unification of the UFC lightweight championship, it seems very unlikely that he is going to win this time!

Will UFC 242 Set Khabib vs McGregor II?

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Conor McGregor has been calling out Khabib for a really long time. His return is imminent and he is most likely going to face Max Holloway once he’s back. Khabib, after he wins the Khabib vs Poirier fight at UFC 242, is likely to announce that he will face the winner of McGregor vs Holloway.

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