Russia’s Khabib refuses Saudi’s $100m to fight Ireland’s Conor McGregor

Russian combined fighting styles competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov, has actually denied a $100 million deal by Saudi Arabia, in return for battling Irish Conor McGregor in the kingdom, regional media reported the other day.

Ali Abdelaziz, Nurmagmedov’s manager, told TMZ recently that he has personally been in touch with the people that want to pay his fighter $100 million to fight in Saudi Arabia

“You are willing to pay me $100 million to strike that idiot again,” Nurmagomedov was priced estimate as claiming, dealing with the Saudi authorities. “I do not think this offer makes any sense,” he stated.

Both Abdelaziz and Nurmagomedov, however, know they must remain focused on the task at hand before entertaining any such offers beyond UFC 249.

“I have a fight on April 18,” Nurmagomedov said, according to RT Sport. “I have a very serious fight. For the past month and a half, I’ve been consistently training day and night. I’ve gotten myself in good shape, to where I’m supposed to be 70 days before a fight. I feel great. What will happen after a fight no one knows.”

Russia’s Khabib refuses Saudi’s $100m to fight Ireland’s Conor McGregor

Being ironical concerning Riyadh’s deal, Nurmagomedov kept in mind that the used cash was not “motivating him,” including that he was not “interested in confronting McGregor in the current period.”

The Russian combined fighting styles competitor gotten in touch with Saudi authorities “to give this massive amount of money to the needy people or spend it on charity initiatives.”