Speaking with Brett Okamoto this weekend, Khabib was generous enough to provide his own first-hand analysis of what he saw and felt when he looked into the eyes of Conor McGregor.
With Khabib’s assessment of McGregor being intoxicated and out of control, it makes the lightweight champion question whether or not McGregor is prepared or even aware of the task that awaits him this Saturday.
“How he gonna fight with me 25 minutes?” A perplexed Nurmagomedov asked. “This is not Nate Diaz or this is not Eddie Alvarez or José Aldo. This is completely different fighter. If you want to stop me, you have to kill me. This guy have to kill me.”
Full @ESPN interview with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Six days away from his UFC title defense against Conor McGregor. https://t.co/rOtE3Drt0z
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) October 1, 2018
Conor McGregor spoke with Andrew McGahon of TheMacLife.com in Las Vegas one week out of his huge fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The lead up to the fight is all about promoting the hype. So far, it’s going well.