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'15 world titles, the numbers don't lie': Jon Jones slams suggestions Khabib Nurmagomedov is the best pound-for-pound fighter of all time and insists it will be 'insulting' if he is given GOAT status after just three title defences Jon Jones does not believe Khabib Nurmagomedov should be given GOAT status  Jones is currently considered the best pound-for-pound fighter of all time  Khabib requested the No 1 ranking after defeating Justin Gaethje on Saturday Jones insisted it would be insulting as he has just three title defences 

By Kathryn Batte For Mailonline

Published: 08:38 GMT, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 08:42 GMT, 25 October 2020

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Jon Jones has slammed suggestions Khabib Nurmagomedov is the best pound-for-pound fighter of all time with the 15-time champion insisting 'the numbers don't lie'. 

The Russian announced his retirement after stretching his unbeaten record to 29-0 by beating Justin Gaethje, with UFC president Dana White claiming he deserved GOAT status.  

Khabib also made the request for the No 1 spot after the fight, saying: 'There is only one thing I want from UFC, to put me as No 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world because I deserve it.'

Jon Jones  slammed suggestions Khabib Nurmagomedov should be given GOAT status

Jon Jones  slammed suggestions Khabib Nurmagomedov should be given GOAT status

Khabib requested the No 1 ranking after stretching his unbeaten record to 29-0 on Saturday

 

Khabib defeated Gaethje in the second round with White revealing he had broken his foot and contracted mumps prior to the fight. 

White said: 'He (Khabib) is one of the toughest human beings on the planet. He's the No 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the

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