Former UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been vocal concerning the state of the 155-pound division ever since “The Eagle” walked away from cage combating again in late 2020, giving less-than-flattering takes on longtime rivals Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson, simply to call a number of.
Even bantamweight veteran Jose Aldo was dressed down by the Dagestani grappler.
“He’s turn out to be the Karen of the MMA scene,” UFC newcomer Paddy Pimblett instructed Submission Radio. “See him on the podcast with Mike Tyson the opposite day? He’s going, ‘can you set this quick meals away and this weed?’ No lad, it’s his podcast, he’ll do what he needs. Shut up. You’ve been invited on as a visitor lad, do as you’re instructed, you divvy.”
Pimblett will make his Octagon debut as a part of the UFC Vegas 36 occasion on Sept. 4 inside APEX in “Sin Metropolis.” The English “Baddy” will tackle 155-pound veteran Luigi Vendramini — simply as quickly as he’s executed combating off “embarrassing” Khabib followers.
“The Khabib followers on-line are worse than the Conor followers now. It’s embarrassing. You’ll be able to’t say a foul phrase about him,” Pimblett continued. “I mentioned that he’s not the GOAT, however mentioned he’s that 155 GOAT, and folks took no discover of that and simply, ‘oh, you mentioned he’s not the GOAT, this and that’. I began getting referred to as a Muslim hater as a result of I mentioned he wasn’t the best of all time. And he’s not. I don’t care what anybody says, he’s not the GOAT. You’ve received to have longevity on this sport to be the GOAT, and he hasn’t had longevity. He had three title defenses. Jon Jones has had what, 12?”
Who’s laughing now?