Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I am the Floyd Mayweather in MMA”
UFC UFC 299 press conference in New York, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov faced off for the first time.
At the presser, Nurmagomedov compared himself to boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., who is undefeated after 50 professional fights and is considered one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers of all-time.
“I am the Floyd Mayweather in MMA,” Nurmagomedov said at the recent UFC 229 press conference, per MMA Weekly’s Damon Martin. “Right now, I am most active and dominant UFC champion. This is my third fight in last nine months and 26-0, never lose round.
“I don’t know what (McGregor) is talking about. I don’t understand what he gonna do 6 October. He think whiskey gonna help him?”