Conor McGregor’s 2nd UFC loss ended on controversial phrases with opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov displaying a relentless streak which adopted him out the octagon. Shortly after submitting Conor within the 4th spherical with a cross-arm to the neck, Khabib shortly rose to his ft, appeared his opponent disparagingly within the eyes, then shortly turned his consideration to Dillion Danis, a blended martial artist in Conor’s entourage – sitting on the spectator facet the fence.
What unfolded subsequent was half no script: Khabib jumps the fence, the guardrail, touchdown flat-footed and able to pounce on Dillion who appeared equally recreation to struggle. They have interaction — Dillion appears to have the benefit for a second, a lot as he can muster earlier than venue safety come between them. He is then marshaled out the venue, whereas Khabib paces back-and-forth awaiting instruction.
While that is occurring exterior the octagon, a seemingly dazed McGregor will get accosted not as soon as however twice by members Khabib’s entourage. At this level, all hell has damaged unfastened, and there are as many figurants contained in the octagon as there are exterior it, the place the motion is dispersed. Dana White described the spectacle that ensued as a “unhealthy night time for the UFC,” his post-fight interview with ESPN is on the backside the web page. White additionally insists that an investigation is effectively underway. Three males related to Nurmagomedov have already been arrested for his or her roles within the melee.
Khabib was nonetheless fast to defer blame over to his Irish opponent. “I do know this isn’t my greatest facet,’ mentioned Nurmagomedov within the post-fight press convention. “(He) “talked about my faith, he talked about my nation. He talked about my father. He got here to Brooklyn and he broke a bus. He nearly killed a pair folks. What about this shit?”