Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back by referee Herb Dean after submitting Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Photo: AP Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back by referee Herb Dean after submitting Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Photo: AP
Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back by referee Herb Dean after submitting Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Photo: AP

UFC 254: Conor McGregor congratulates retiring Khabib Nurmagomedov, but vows ‘I will carry on’

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  • Former champ McGregor’s reported January bout with Dustin Poirier could now be for vacant lightweight title

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back by referee Herb Dean after submitting Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Photo: AP Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back by referee Herb Dean after submitting Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Photo: AP
Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back by referee Herb Dean after submitting Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Photo: AP
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