UFC newcomer Paddy Pimblett certain is conscious of how that that you just would possibly maybe maybe generate attention old to his UFC debut subsequent month, hilariously labelling light-weight GOAT Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘the Karen of MMA’.
Pimblett effect Nurmagomedov on blast after the light UFC light-weight champion disrespected Mike Tyson as a guest on ‘Iron Mike’s’ Hotboxin’ podcast.
Oh, and he also thinks Khabib has the worst fanbase within the sector — yes, even worse than Group McGregor.
“Yeah, it’s correct an idea, lad,” Pimblett stated throughout an interview with Submission Radio (h/t Low Kick MMA). “The model that I defined it’s, opinions are like arseholes — each person’s purchased one. So, you’ve correct purchased to compile on with it, haven’t ye? Admire, the Khabib (Nurmagomedov) fans on-line are worse than the Conor (McGregor) fans now. It’s embarrassing. You presumably can’t say a spoiled word about him. I stated that he’s now not the GOAT, however stated that he is the 155 GOAT, and of us took no look of that correct, ‘Oh, you stated he’s now not the GOAT, this and that’. I started getting called a Muslim hater because I stated he wasn’t the biggest of all time. And he’s now not. I don’t care what anyone says, he’s now not the GOAT. You’ve purchased to fill longevity in this sport to be the GOAT, and he hasn’t had longevity. He had three title defenses. Jon Jones has had what, 12?”
“He’s (Khabib Nurmagomedov) change into the Karen of the MMA scene, ain’t he?” Pimblett added. “Study about him on the podcast with Mike Tyson the diversified day? He’s going, ‘Are you able to set this rapid meals away and this weed?’ No, lad, it’s his (Tyson’s) podcast. he’ll contain what he needs. Shut up. You’ve been invited on as a guest, lad, contain as you’re told, you divvy.“
Pimblett (16-3 MMA) is the light Cage Warriors featherweight champion. The Liverpudlian will produce his prolonged awaited octagon debut against Brazilian light-weight Luigi Vendramini at UFC London on Sept. 4.
Khabib, on the diversified hand, is presently retired.