Khabib Nurmagomedov poses on the scale after officially making weight for UFC 254. Photo: Amy Kaplan Khabib Nurmagomedov poses on the scale after officially making weight for UFC 254. Photo: Amy Kaplan
Khabib Nurmagomedov poses on the scale after officially making weight for UFC 254. Photo: Amy Kaplan
Andrew Whitelaw
Opinion

Opinion

The Takedown by Andrew Whitelaw

Sorry Jon Jones, Khabib deserves UFC pound-for-pound No 1 spot, especially if he hangs around to go 30-0

  • Former light heavyweight champ can gripe all he wants but Nurmagomedov has earned his place at top of the pile
  • Dagestani’s dominance marks him out as best in the business until he officially vacates lightweight title

Khabib Nurmagomedov poses on the scale after officially making weight for UFC 254. Photo: Amy Kaplan Khabib Nurmagomedov poses on the scale after officially making weight for UFC 254. Photo: Amy Kaplan
Khabib Nurmagomedov poses on the scale after officially making weight for UFC 254. Photo: Amy Kaplan
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