Daniel Cormier on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor: “It’s going to happen”

There are several options on the table for the first title defense of new UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov.

One is [Dustin Poirier, who says he’s been contacted by Nurmagomedov’s camp to discuss a title fight](https://www.bjpenn…

Whether it serves as Nurmagomedov’s first title defense or not, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier believes a Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor fight will happen in the near future. Given that he’s both a long-time Nurmagomedov training partner and a UFC analyst, Cormier’s confidence in this matchup occurring is certainly interesting.

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