Khabib on Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3, retiring at the top and coaching | MMA on ESPN

Khabib on Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3, retiring at the top and coaching | MMA on ESPN
Khabib Nurmagomedov sits down with Brett Okamoto to discuss his thoughts on Conor McGregor’s trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, if his rivalry with McGregor will ever be over, life after retiring and if he believes Dana White will ever stop asking him to fight again.

0:00 What are you thoughts on Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier at UFC 264.
0:30 You have to train always in this sport - Khabib.
1:00 Khabib: Mentally McGregor has become better since I fought him.
1:20 Khabib reacts to McGregor’s trash talk after UFC 264.
4:40 Is it still a “forever rivalry” between you and McGregor?
7:30 What would have happened if McGregor hadn’t broken his leg in the first round?
11:40 What has life been like since retiring?
13:50 Can you enjoy life as a champion?
17:30 Do you think Dana White will ever stop asking you to come back to fight?
20:30 What happens if Charles Oliveira starts to defend a bunch of titles? Would you want to come back?
27:20 Khabib talks about his father’s plan for his career.

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  1. Pavle Pavlovic

    Pavle Pavlovic

    Degi Síðan síðan

    khabib forgot how to fight , is going to commentator business , his mother told me i was there last night :) She said oh my son so tired of fighting , he wants to hang out with microphone people from now on and got fat a bit , got chubby look at him :)

  2. Samsoor Dost

    Samsoor Dost

    Degi Síðan síðan

    " It was Khabib time " now can be someone else - that is greatness!! :)

  3. Blood Moon

    Blood Moon

    2 dögum síðan

    Unbeaten as an mma fighter and undefeated as a man. This guy is the true definition of a role model. A word that gets overused in this day and age. Khabib is the type of man that men should aspire to be in any walk of life.

  4. Orlando Carrillo

    Orlando Carrillo

    3 dögum síðan

    probably Marketing guys hate Khabib, because he is not fake. And not willing to be, no matter how much money you offer him.

  5. Vinay Venkatram

    Vinay Venkatram

    4 dögum síðan

    "They say Money and Fame changes people, but no, I think, when a person gains Money and Fame, it shows who he really is". This guy is giving life lessons like throwing grappling moves in the Octagon. Epic.

  6. Assassin Force

    Assassin Force

    4 dögum síðan

    This dudes was searching for headlines so hard

  7. micktiktok


    4 dögum síðan

    He's fred dibnah son fred was on chimney job

  8. David Reid

    David Reid

    5 dögum síðan

    U have too respect this man.

  9. Michael Hunger

    Michael Hunger

    5 dögum síðan

    This guy is the biggest idiot in the sport



    6 dögum síðan

    Brett, you are a nervous interviewer - you talk too fast & don't adjust your dialogue to effectively allow Khabib to fully understand your prattling - meditate - that could help

  11. marlinfish128


    7 dögum síðan

    Such a great interview. U really appreciated the humbleness and honesty between interviewer and interviewee.

  12. Behnum Iz

    Behnum Iz

    7 dögum síðan

    Haha Ali passed by camera but Umar restrained

  13. Joe R

    Joe R

    7 dögum síðan

    Hes definitely not a good Stricker u keep him on his feet he will lose

    • Joe R

      Joe R

      5 dögum síðan

      @Zarits11 Mode he doesn't know how to box. Again you keep him standing then he will definitely get KO,ed

    • Joe R

      Joe R

      5 dögum síðan

      @Zarits11 Mode your correct lmao

    • Zarits11 Mode

      Zarits11 Mode

      5 dögum síðan

      Ok islamophobic

  14. SantoRosiello


    8 dögum síðan

    khabib english might be broken but everything he says is clever and true champ always stays in a certain place

  15. Timbo


    9 dögum síðan

    The realist. Lightweight GOAT

  16. Shayan Siddiqui

    Shayan Siddiqui

    10 dögum síðan

    When khabib said Conor and tony are good for promotion … it made me laugh !! 😂😂

  17. João Pontes

    João Pontes

    11 dögum síðan

    Big Big fan of this warrior

  18. Areef Zerg

    Areef Zerg

    11 dögum síðan

    The Goat : Lets talk now ... The Donkey : Its only business ...

  19. Sangram Bhalerao

    Sangram Bhalerao

    11 dögum síðan

    What his father said when dying about Islam had me in tears. The amount of love his father has for Islam is rare! No wonder the brotherhood is so tight!

  20. Sangram Bhalerao

    Sangram Bhalerao

    11 dögum síðan

    Dustin Poirier watching this with complete happiness. Whenever he feel sad and feel worthless like he’s not good enough for the sport, he should come here and watch this and feel complete savagery!

  21. Sangram Bhalerao

    Sangram Bhalerao

    11 dögum síðan

    “I will go to jail and he’ll go to the hospital.” 😂😂😂😂 SAVAGE!

  22. Tom Nash

    Tom Nash

    12 dögum síðan

    Gotta love Khabib. Dude is legit.

  23. Albert Wang

    Albert Wang

    12 dögum síðan

    This interviewer is annoying IMO…

  24. ricky ewart

    ricky ewart

    12 dögum síðan


  25. dok 24

    dok 24

    12 dögum síðan

    love u khabib

  26. Libra66


    13 dögum síðan

    Khabib can mades you confused what ever he said And he absolutely mades you twisted in that octagon 🤔

  27. CryptoLinks Investing

    CryptoLinks Investing

    14 dögum síðan

    A great man

  28. Faqih Abdurrahman

    Faqih Abdurrahman

    15 dögum síðan

    Real reason Khabib retired 1. His mom became the decision maker in family, and she didn't want her kids getting punch 2. He just bored, every time he finished highly anticipated opponent, media just hyped another man, great fighter but just regular. If he wait for a worthy opponent, he stall the division and he didn't want that. He bored that everyone below him scramble for a chance to fight him and he rather retire than wait without certainty 3. UFC didn't want Islam to climb the ranking bc its bad for promotor having two teammate took all and the fans only come from that part of team, even though that fans have oil money

  29. Nas Amin

    Nas Amin

    18 dögum síðan

    I haven't seen anyone more dominant then khabib. I think he is the goat. In my opinion I don't believe he has lost a round. The 3rd round against Conor and the first round against Justin. I think khabib won them. I don't even know how the judges could give the first round to Justin. I think the judges were bios

  30. Mike Hoffmeister

    Mike Hoffmeister

    18 dögum síðan

    So impressed, with his skill and his personality

  31. nuze he

    nuze he

    18 dögum síðan

    14:37 make wakanda title

  32. Thomas Dude

    Thomas Dude

    19 dögum síðan

    He talk senses and other competitor are on drugs when they speak on press. Like Khabib says fighters who talks nonsense are good for UFC because they bring more money for their business.

  33. Chris Cassidy

    Chris Cassidy

    19 dögum síðan

    After everything khabib is respectful in his comments about Conner.

  34. Jeffro4kag


    19 dögum síðan

    Khabib is the best champion ever.

  35. devil Nightmare

    devil Nightmare

    20 dögum síðan

    Don't focus on your opponent Focus on your self. That's really impressive

  36. J Yocono

    J Yocono

    20 dögum síðan

    I wish they'd leave him alone about 30-0. He's earned the right as a great human being.

  37. ortodox geto-dac

    ortodox geto-dac

    20 dögum síðan

    Nurmagomedov is still weak when he talks about Gregor subject. McGregor was very direct with him when he said that: he is married to a sheet. Allusion to Mohammedan women whose faces cannot be seen. To be onest, Mc Gregor made history, N. it's hard to believe that he will ever make it, having a really ugly and boring fighting style. Luckily for the pandemic period, with few fights and very with little interest..and remaining ,,champion,,.

    • Boxing Star

      Boxing Star

      4 dögum síðan

      Conor made history only as a businessman. That's it. When it's all said and done, when a group of people would be discussing about the greatest fighters to have ever done it, mctapper will be nowhere in the discussion. It'll be the names of fighters like GSP, Silva, Khabib, Jones, Nunes and DJ that'll be brought up.

  38. Conor McGregor

    Conor McGregor

    20 dögum síðan

    Big boy is here

  39. Soumitra Biswas

    Soumitra Biswas

    22 dögum síðan

    Very well spoken... Mark of a true champion 🔥🔥🔥

  40. Kyle Anuar

    Kyle Anuar

    23 dögum síðan

    "who's gonna talk is never gonna do it"- Philosopher Khabib

  41. OrdRfrm Ka0s

    OrdRfrm Ka0s

    24 dögum síðan

    I think khabib taught Conner to be humble

  42. Smoke Smoker

    Smoke Smoker

    24 dögum síðan

    What great guy.

  43. Wayan


    24 dögum síðan

    Brett ist the truly best moderator 🧑‍⚖️ Great professional champ 🙏😎 Thank you

  44. Dallas Watene

    Dallas Watene

    27 dögum síðan

    That's what you call a real warrior...very humble but can unleash a beast that is unstoppable but outside the ring hes the ultimate gentleman...God bless Khabi and his family...Khabi my brother from another mother you and your family are so welcome in New Zealand if you come here can I please be your tour guide and advisor...I will do it for love my brother.God bless you my brother.

  45. Enscade


    28 dögum síðan

    He almost said boxing 6:59

  46. Fishing with Fro

    Fishing with Fro

    29 dögum síðan

    Such a super smart humble dude.

  47. Forty Bounce

    Forty Bounce

    Mánuði síðan

    The interviewer's neckbeard is giving me anxiety. Looks like some nearly-sentient tattoo that's about to jump off and attack me like a facehugger from Aliens

  48. Phil Cliffe

    Phil Cliffe

    Mánuði síðan

    What a smeshing guy!

  49. James Rayson

    James Rayson

    Mánuði síðan

    I'm happy connor broke his leg hopefully it humbled him

  50. Mike Johnson

    Mike Johnson

    Mánuði síðan

    Hey Brett, shave your neck

  51. Reality Checc

    Reality Checc

    Mánuði síðan

    this guy is like bag of sheet uno. love khabib straight facts. no respect = no love

  52. Iroonie LA

    Iroonie LA

    Mánuði síðan

    Turning into Karen of MMA, insulting Aldo, complaining about Mike Tyson smoking (even though it was his podcast) Insulting ring girls, list goes on and on. Wanna fight? Stfu and get back into the ring, instead of acting like know it all in every subject.

    • Wau Bulan

      Wau Bulan

      27 dögum síðan

      Cry harder..

    • Âdēēl Ãhmāđ

      Âdēēl Ãhmāđ

      Mánuði síðan

      Why should he comeback when no one is of his level.. Everyone knows nobody can beat khabib nd he doesn't have to prove it anymore. And he didn't disrespect aldo,tyson family, country, religion so you stfu

  53. Abdulai Turay

    Abdulai Turay

    Mánuði síðan

    Khabib had 2 primes considering his injuries.

    • Team Tiramisu

      Team Tiramisu

      16 dögum síðan

      His prime was vs justin i think he left when he got strongest watch how he dominated the most dangerous striker with wrestling background

  54. FuzzysnAnAngel


    Mánuði síðan

    Conor is a product of the ufc, khabib is the product of hard work

    • Âdēēl Ãhmāđ

      Âdēēl Ãhmāđ

      Mánuði síðan

      No Conor is a product of devil... He thinks he's superior from all humans and that's why he turns into a chicken

  55. Гази Гаджиев

    Гази Гаджиев

    Mánuði síðan


  56. C Ray Vs the Internet

    C Ray Vs the Internet

    Mánuði síðan

    If khabib was as good as y’all make him out to be he would’ve went up and fought at 170lbs.

    • Iroonie LA

      Iroonie LA

      Mánuði síðan

      @slimetube * ya for fighting 80% nobodys and barely defending his title, stat padder.

    • slimetube *

      slimetube *

      Mánuði síðan

      hes unbeaten 😭

  57. Milan Popovic

    Milan Popovic

    Mánuði síðan

    Lol never gave a chance to go second match against no one.. 😂 he talks about being spiritual and disciplined , but he is such an ego triper.. it is insane how much he beleves he is the best, but he is an imbecil..

    • Team Tiramisu

      Team Tiramisu

      16 dögum síðan

      He never had a fight who was close to beat him nobody wants a second asswhoping are u crazy think and then talk

    • Team Tiramisu

      Team Tiramisu

      16 dögum síðan

      @Iroonie LA when jon jones and anderson silva are better why they took PEDS when they belive they are the best the dont need substances to get better this guy never took steroids always trains he talks the talk and WALKS the walk unlike ur fakechamps

    • Iroonie LA

      Iroonie LA

      Mánuði síðan

      He is all act mr good guy, day by day he is turning into Karen of MMA, insulting and taking shots at everyone. Goat of MMA? Ya right for stat padding and barely defending his title. GSP & Jon Jones, Anderson Silva million times better and actually defended their title and did rematches, unlike this guy.

  58. Josip Poljak

    Josip Poljak

    Mánuði síðan


  59. D Perez84

    D Perez84

    Mánuði síðan

    Man, I miss Khabib!!!

  60. Spencer bridgman

    Spencer bridgman

    Mánuði síðan

    The more he talks the more I like khabib ..... 💯

  61. DumDum Clip & Animation

    DumDum Clip & Animation

    Mánuði síðan

    Woah! Khabib is brutal with Cowboy Cerrone.

  62. TheNameIsAlexWalton


    Mánuði síðan

    15:25 is so much pure 😂

  63. donvasea


    Mánuði síðan

    Religion îs for retards.

    • Âdēēl Ãhmāđ

      Âdēēl Ãhmāđ

      Mánuði síðan

      Oh really? Then why khabib got so much success in his life while following Islam (religion)

  64. Brandalf Sr

    Brandalf Sr

    Mánuði síðan

    Islam Makhachev (Alpha Lion) is truly the new champion, when he mentions the 5 lions of LW division, islam is the best. Nobody's gonna beat him I believe.

  65. Pajci Pajcolino

    Pajci Pajcolino

    Mánuði síðan

    🦅🦅🦅best in this sport🦅🦅🦅

  66. samy bou

    samy bou

    Mánuði síðan

    un homme un vrai rare de nos jours



    Mánuði síðan

    khabibs foot was actually a 'baloon' and he still dominated a top contender.

  68. Tyler Ratliff

    Tyler Ratliff

    Mánuði síðan

    This interview will go down as a classic 20 years from now

  69. Santos Moreno

    Santos Moreno

    Mánuði síðan

    It’s kinda funny how millions of views of very few are willing to comment their true comment khabib is a true champion and will always be remembered are 1 and my option the greatest mma fighter with GSP

  70. William Fugga

    William Fugga

    Mánuði síðan

    What if Conor humbled himself and reached out to Khabib and they started training.

  71. Bee Man

    Bee Man

    Mánuði síðan

    a class man and a class champion! a legendary fighter with an iron will and lions heart! he beat all comers. goat!!

  72. Marcus Bonathung

    Marcus Bonathung

    Mánuði síðan

    "You play soccer, you play basketball but you don't play MMA"

  73. Marcus Bonathung

    Marcus Bonathung

    Mánuði síðan

    "Money and fame doesn't change you it shows who you really are"

  74. Rif Film

    Rif Film

    Mánuði síðan

    😂 Everytime I hear stories about Khabib and Connor. It reminds me of the movie Rocky but this time the hero is the Russian. Can't deny that he speak and give his honest opinion. Not about money but about legacy.

  75. X


    Mánuði síðan


  76. FatBabyOwner


    Mánuði síðan

    Love me some Khabib. The model of a man IMO

  77. Disadapted


    Mánuði síðan

    I think the main tonys problem is the accidentaly last punch (after the bell) he gave to the cowboy. That punch changed him forever.

  78. Eugene K

    Eugene K

    Mánuði síðan

    You look like you finish lol

  79. Hasib Sadat

    Hasib Sadat

    Mánuði síðan


  80. jenni Turtle burger

    jenni Turtle burger

    Mánuði síðan

    He says he never lost any rounds but he definitely lost rounds to Tibau.

  81. Syaki Harris

    Syaki Harris

    Mánuði síðan

    Its nice to hear Khabib thought about charles oliveira. 😊😊😊

  82. lukas Van Der Westhuizen

    lukas Van Der Westhuizen

    Mánuði síðan

    There is no one in the UFC that can beat Khabib, at any weight class.

  83. Marius Toft

    Marius Toft

    Mánuði síðan

    Break, not broke / when i in schul i smesh english testings

  84. 4c00h


    Mánuði síðan

    Khabib vs Usman - I'd like to see that more than GSP vs Khabib

  85. 4c00h


    Mánuði síðan

    9:23 lol poor cerrone

  86. César Sertürner

    César Sertürner

    Mánuði síðan

    Khabib "like" Nurmagomedov

  87. plyingod


    Mánuði síðan

    In a second or third language he described it perfectly. If he could convey his thoughts in native tongue prolly sound like poetry

  88. Игорь Д

    Игорь Д

    Mánuði síðan

    Хабиб красава, все верно сказал!

  89. Cheater Left

    Cheater Left

    Mánuði síðan

    Gsp khabib John Jones are 🐐

  90. R К

    R К

    Mánuði síðan

    Хлрошее интервью !

  91. Dustin Moritz

    Dustin Moritz

    Mánuði síðan

    He is to young to stop fighting!!!. I believe he stopped to keep from being a Conner etc! Kudos

  92. Floodwaters


    Mánuði síðan

    McGregor is now 22-6 after back to back losses, another loss or 2 without some wins his record moves into journeyman level lol

  93. M Al

    M Al

    Mánuði síðan

    Yup👈😇🙏🏽☝️.. Now you all KNOW 👈😇🙏🏽☝️

  94. Wild LoneWolf

    Wild LoneWolf

    Mánuði síðan

    i am a hindhu, but my best friend and KHABIB showed as the ambassador's of Islam ,respect every religion guys, every religion has good in them

  95. Avi Pandey

    Avi Pandey

    Mánuði síðan

    Such a phenomenal example of character

  96. 150 Years Unparalleled Success

    150 Years Unparalleled Success

    Mánuði síðan


  97. Felix Culpa

    Felix Culpa

    Mánuði síðan

    "If I'm alive, I'm gonna be here, and I'm gonna smash all your boys".... - Yeah, umm, okay that's pretty badass....

  98. Felix Culpa

    Felix Culpa

    Mánuði síðan

    Maturity man.... Responsibility.... How can you not respect this guy??

  99. Felix Culpa

    Felix Culpa

    Mánuði síðan

    What Khabib said about ALWAYS staying in shape and NOT following the "training camp" routine that so many fighters have taken to, is exactly spot on.... Obviously there's always a "training camp" aspect to a UFC contracted and scheduled fight, meaning the way you adjust the intensity toward fight night, etc.... The point is, you never let yourself fall out of shape, and only whip yourself into shape 3 months before a fight. I just watched a video with Chael talking about that, and how he admired Randy Couture's longevity in the sport, and he attributed it to the fact that Randy was in the gym at least 5 days a week, 365....

  100. Capital1312


    Mánuði síðan

    You can clearly see how Much the Reporter loveees McGregor