Joe Rogan revealed reasons that UFC cannot trust Khabib Nurmagomedov in a big fight.
Many believed that UFC superstar, Conor McGregor, was set to face Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson, or engage in a tie breaker with Nate Diaz. With a fight between McGregor and Floyd “Money” Mayweather seeming more likely, those fights seem to be less and less likely to happen. Nurmagomedov, nicknamed “The Eagle,” is undefeated and may face Ferguson in his next match, but long time UFC pundit, Joe Rogan expressed his belief that the UFC cannot trust Nurmagomedov because of weight cutting issues the fighter has had in the past.
“You can’t, you can’t!” said Rogan in response to a question about The Eagle in a super fight. “And by the way, one of the things we talked about on the fight companion podcast we did the other day, we pulled up the Luke Rockhold quote, Luke Rockhold is his training partner. And he was saying that he couldn’t get blood to his liver, that was something was going on. He was in deep pain because he wasn’t getting blood to his liver. I was like, ‘Are you f**king kidding me? And this guy is going to do that again? He’s going to lose that weight again, after that? And apparently he said that he had the same problem in the Michael Johnson fight. The Michael Johnson fight, he wound up getting down to 155 but he was having the same issue, where he wasn’t getting blood to his liver. Like, what the fuck man?”