Khabib Nurmagomedov says he has NO curiosity in preventing “idiot” Conor McGregor a second time — even for $100 MILLION — saying, “Why do I need that kind of money?!”
The UFC celebrity was talking with reporters in his native Dagestan Tuesday when he was about feedback his supervisor, Ali Abdelaziz, made to TMZ Sports activities about moguls in Saudi Arabia providing $100 mil to host the rematch.
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That is when Khabib scoffed on the risk — saying he is solely centered on preventing Tony Ferguson in April — however says that sort of cash might be higher utilized by serving to the needy.
“Why do I need that kind of money?” Khabib mentioned … “There are so many organizations. For example, there’s not only [soccer] for the blind, there’s sambo and other sports.”
“Let [the UFC] give it to them if they don’t know what to do with the money. But giving me $100 million for me to beat up that idiot again? I don’t think that’s rational.”
When requested if there was curiosity in a rematch with Conor — as McGregor has referred to as for quite a few instances — Khabib replied, “Not at all.”
The remark was met with cheers from the Dagestani crowd.
As for his April 18 struggle with Ferguson, Khabib referred to as it a “very serious fight” … and he is been coaching like a maniac.
“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.”
Guessing McGregor will reply.
Keep tuned …