Dana White to meet with Khabib Nurmagomedov again

UFC president Dana White holding on to hope Khabib Nurmagomedov returns.

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- Dana, Khabib told me that he-- he planned meet with you here. What the situation with lightweight title now? How many-- how long he-- he will holder of the title? Do you have any plan about it?

DANA WHITE: Yeah, we're going to have dinner on Saturday or Sunday. And then, you know, just talking and-- and see-- I-- I think that a lot of these fights have to play out in that division, you know, from nine all the way up to number one. I mean, they're incredible fights.

You can mix or match them any way you want. And they're really good fights. And let some of these play out to see who will fight next for the title. And I think that if Khabib is interested, you know, he'll take the fight.

You don't hear Khabib saying, leave me alone. Stop asking me. So there's still a chance. That's the way I look at it.

- So but door is still open for him, right?

DANA WHITE: What was the question?

- Door's still open for him?

- I-- I think so. Yeah, I-- I think it is.