September 19, 2020

Justin Gaethje clams UFC champ Khabib is NOT undefeated and insists he really LOST second struggle vs Brazilian Tibau

Justin Gaethje clams UFC champ Khabib is NOT undefeated and insists he actually LOST second fight vs Brazilian Tibau

JUSTIN GAETHJE has taken purpose at Khabib Nurmagomedov forward of their mega showdown – insisting his UFC rival misplaced his undefeated file EIGHT years in the past.

Formally holding a file of 28 wins and 0 defeats within the Octagon, Khabib overcame a difficult contest with Brazilian fighter Gleison Tibau in 2012.

Gaethje claimed a shock win over Ferguson, who was initially on account of struggle Khabib
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Tibau gave Khabib a critical run for his cash at UFC 148
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The three-round affair featured a number of takedowns of each males and led to a unanimous factors determination for the Russian.

Nevertheless Gaethje has revealed his scepticism, telling ESPN: “I believe he misplaced to Tibau although, that’s simply me.”

Media scorecards on the time confirmed plenty of specialists thought Tibau ought to have gained in Las Vegas.

And followers had been additionally in disagreement over the choice, one writing on MMA Choices‘ messageboard on the time: “It’s a must to be a blind nutthugger to attain it for Khabib. SHAME ON INCOMPETENT JUDGES ONCE AGAIN!!!!”

One more commented: “When you voted for Tibau after that. You then had been paying much less consideration to the struggle, and extra consideration to Rogan’s commentary.”

Gaethje and Khabib are anticipated to face off later this summer season after the American’s crushing victory over Tony Ferguson.

If I beat Khabib after which I beat Conor, in these instances, underneath this microscope [that’s] legendary.”

Justin Gaethje

Conor McGregor has additionally been floated as a possible opponent however is anticipated to have to attend for his shot on the Light-weight belt.

And Gaethje, 31, believes he’s pushed by the potential glory awaiting him – in contrast to the Irishman.

He continued: “Not everyone seems to be a grasping f***** like him.

“For one, if I beat Khabib after which I beat Conor… in these instances, underneath this microscope [that’s] legendary.

“Completely legendary, that shall be nearly unmatched within the historical past of what we do.

“So to be in that place feels nice. Except I die younger, to have these experiences is exhilarating, it’s superior.”

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