Conor Mcgregor stepping in for Khabib Nurmagomedov was a great April Fool’s joke ... or is it to be taken seriously? Photo: AP Conor Mcgregor stepping in for Khabib Nurmagomedov was a great April Fool’s joke ... or is it to be taken seriously? Photo: AP
Conor Mcgregor stepping in for Khabib Nurmagomedov was a great April Fool’s joke ... or is it to be taken seriously? Photo: AP
Patrick Blennerhassett
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Opinion

The Takedown by Patrick Blennerhassett

UFC 249: should Dana White pull the plug on Khabib vs Tony Ferguson or hold out for Conor McGregor?

  • UFC president White’s super fight looks like it should be in the dictionary under the word ‘cursed’
  • Nurmagomedov is stuck in Russia, and Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje would not fit the bill in terms of star power

Conor Mcgregor stepping in for Khabib Nurmagomedov was a great April Fool’s joke ... or is it to be taken seriously? Photo: AP Conor Mcgregor stepping in for Khabib Nurmagomedov was a great April Fool’s joke ... or is it to be taken seriously? Photo: AP
Conor Mcgregor stepping in for Khabib Nurmagomedov was a great April Fool’s joke ... or is it to be taken seriously? Photo: AP
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Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett is an award-winning Canadian journalist and four-time published author. He is a Jack Webster Fellowship winner and a British Columbia bestselling novelist. He has covered sport for the Post since 2018.