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Kamaru Usman labels potential bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov as 'the biggest fight in UFC history' but admits he has 'lost faith' that explosive showdown will ever happen with unbeaten Russian having retired  Kamaru Usman is keen for Khabib Nurmagomedov to come out of retirement  Usman has labelled a potential bout with Khabib as 'the biggest ever' in UFC  Khabib stepped away from the Octagon after beating Justin Gaethje in October  And with the unbeaten man still away, Usman has admitted he is 'losing faith' 

By Daniel Davis For Mailonline

Published: 11:02 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 11:02 BST, 1 May 2021

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Kamaru Usman has labelled a potential fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov as 'the biggest' ever in UFC but admits he doubts it will happen.

Usman is on course to become perhaps the greatest welterweight king after devastating Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 - and a showdown with the undefeated Dagestani is a mouth-watering prospect.

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However, Khabib retired in October after beating Justin Gaethje, having promised his mother he would step away from the Octagon, and appears adamant that he will not return in the future.

Kamaru Usman has labelled a potential fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov as 'the biggest' ever

Kamaru Usman has labelled a potential fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov as 'the biggest' ever

Fresh from his stunning knockout triumph over Masvidal, which was sealed with an explosive right hander in the second round, the bullish Usman admitted he is keen for Khabib to come out of retirement.

'It absolutely would be the biggest fight in UFC history,' Usman told TMZ.

'But the problem is, it's wouldn't happen.

Usman also admitted that the bout is unlikely with Khabib retiring after beating Justin Gaethje

Usman also admitted that the bout is unlikely with

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