UFC lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov may have put Conor McGregor into his rearview mirror after dispatching him by fourth round submission less than two weeks ago but the origin of their beef is still stuck in his head. While the fight that played out at UFC 229 made the most sense from a competitive standpoint, the real crux of the rivalry between Nurmagomedov and McGregor reaches back to a pair of altercations that took place earlier this year. The first was Nurmagomedov and his crew surrounding UFC featherweight Artem Lobov for a heated conversation after he had allegedly talked bad about him in a previous interview. That culminated in McGregor then flying from Ireland to New York for a business meeting with the UFC that turned into a full out assault on a bus where Nurmagomedov was sitting with other fighters about to travel back to their hotel following a media obligation. McGregor was later arrested and pled guilty to disorderly conduct for his role in the brawl but
Not sure what you mean by this. You can't rule with an iron fist when the fighters make your money. You do have to have standards, but they have to ...See more
Yes yes all of this was Conor's fault wasn't it? You clowns with your weird anti-Conor obsessions have such a warped outlook on this whole thing.
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Khabib vs. McGregor
Born in Dublin, Ireland, Conor McGregor rose from a rough neighborhood to become the most famous fighter in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). After joining the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2013, "The Notorious" unified the featherweight division with his title victory in 2015, and the subsequent year he became a two-division champion by winning the lightweight title. McGregor also 'notoriously' fought boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2017.…