Opening odds: New UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov favored over Conor McGregor (and Tony Ferguson)

Whether you’re looking at the rankings or the opening odds, one thing seems clear: Khabib Nurmagomedov is the new king of lightweights.

This past Saturday in UFC 223’s pay-per-view headliner, Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA, 10-0 UFC) was crowned undisputed UFC 155-pound champion after defeating Al Iaquinta (13-4-1 MMA, 8-3 UFC) – a replacement for Max Holloway, who was a late replacement for injured Tony Ferguson – and awarded the belt that was stripped from Conor McGregor.

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