The Conor McGregor-Khabib Nurmagomedov Fight Ended in an All-Out Brawl

Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Immediately after besting Conor McGregor in the fourth round of their title fight at UFC 229, Russian champ Khabib Nurmagomedov leapt out of the octagon and began swinging at a member of McGregor’s team, sparking an all-out brawl in the crowd. The fight was captured from multiple angles, and every single one of them looked insane.

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As if that weren’t nuts enough, one of Nurmagomedov’s associates jumped into the octagon and started punching McGregor.

Prior to the fight, McGregor had taunted Nurmagomedov in his signature racist style, including suggesting that his manager, Ali Abdelaziz, was a 9/11 terrorist. Nurmagomedov warned that this matchup wouldn’t end in handshakes, and he definitely turned out to be right.

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UFC president Dana White announced early Sunday that McGregor would be paid for the fight, but that Nurmagomedov’s check would be withheld.

Oh, and Drake was there.

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