Khabib reveals Conor McGregor rematch is possible but UFC rival 'could not offer me any resistance' in first fightSeptember 8, 2020
KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV has given mixed messages over a possible Conor McGregor rematch.
The UFC legend is set for two more fights to round off a stunning career in the octagon, first facing Justin Gaethje in October.
Victory in that fight would set Khabib up for a mega 30-0 pro record, requiring just one more win before he calls it a day.
Georges St-Pierre has been eyed for that match-up but the Canadian veteran admits he would be far from his best at Khabib's weight – let alone the fact he hasn't fought in three years.
Therefore, fans have called on the Russian to fight McGregor in a rematch of their 2018 clash.
When asked about the possibility by Sports Express, Khabib claimed: "It's absolutely not interesting to me."
However he did backtrack slightly to suggest he can never fully rule out an encounter with the retired Irishman.
The 31-year-old added: "Of course, there is always some degree of probability.
"I have a challenger in front of me. He's respected, strong and active.
"I don't even think about [McGregor]. Everything that needed to be done, I did on October 6, 2018.
"And what they say in the media, it does not bother me at all.
"I proved that, as a fighter inside the cage, he could not offer me any resistance."
Khabib also considered the possibility of following McGregor to the boxing ring and taking on a crossover fight of his own.
If the lightweight champ ever desired such a bout, he named Floyd Mayweather as the best opponent going.
Khabib described the American as: "[The] most likely the only one [he would fight].
"Do I need him? I think I could make some money with him. But I would, so to speak, not want to sell my legacy for millions of dollars.
"I understand that, according to the rules of boxing, it is very difficult to defeat Mayweather.
"As such, I have no such interest in this fight. If there is a desire to make money, it would become possible."
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