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
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UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor is a forthcoming mixed martial arts main event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on October 6, 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Nurmagomedov has an undefeated record of 26–0, while McGregor was the first fighter to win titles in two divisions at the same time. This super fight has been called "the biggest in UFC history" by company president Dana White.…