– Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team denies claims of demanding $4 million for a grappling match with UFC legend Georges St-Pierre.
– The Russian fighter’s representatives have dismissed reports suggesting that he asked for a hefty sum to face off against St-Pierre in a grappling match.
– Speculation had arisen after Nurmagomedov’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, mentioned a potential fight between the two fighters during an interview.
– However, Nurmagomedov’s team has clarified that there were no financial demands made and that the focus is on his upcoming bout against Justin Gaethje.
– The grappling match with St-Pierre was merely an idea discussed in passing, with no concrete plans or negotiations taking place.
– Nurmagomedov’s team emphasizes that their priority is to honor his late father’s wishes, who wanted him to retire with a record of 30-0.
– Despite the denial, fans and pundits continue to speculate about potential matchups for the undefeated lightweight champion.
– Nurmagomedov’s dominance in the UFC has garnered attention from various fighters, including St-Pierre, who expressed interest in facing him.
– The Russian fighter’s next challenge will be against Gaethje at UFC 254 on October 24th, where he will defend his lightweight title.
– With a record of 28-0, Nurmagomedov aims to extend his winning streak and solidify his position as one of the greatest fighters in MMA history.
– [UFC 254](https://www.ufc.com/event/ufc-254)
– [Georges St-Pierre](https://www.ufc.com/athlete/georges-st-pierre)