Fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov condemned for post-victory brawl.
All hell broke loose in the T-Mobile Arena during the biggest fight in UFC history.
While the action in the Octagon was nail biting, what followed suit was nothing short of insane. After Conor McGregor tapped out via rear-naked choke in the fourth round, members of Khabib Nurmagomedov's teams seemed to get into a melee with McGregor's pack in the audience. Victorious Nurmagomedov proceeded to leap into the crowd and get involved.
Police restrained fans who jumped barricades and McGregor was attacked, with his back turned, by a member of Nurmagomedov team while still inside the cage.
Meanwhile, according to CBS Sports, "Nurmagomedov fought off punches outside the cage by McGregor teammate Dillon Danis, who recently made his pro debut with Bellator MMA."
In a drama that's been likened to a WWE fight, Nurmagomedov then got into a shouting match with UFC president Dana White, repeatedly demanding his gold belt. Even Mike Tyson called it "unbelievable" on Twitter!
As McGregor was immediately escorted away, White denied Nurmagomedov the belt for his behaviour.
"If I put this belt on you, everybody's going to start throwing shit into the Octagon," White told the Russian fighter.
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By the looks of Twitter, there will be some scraps between the Irish and Russian fans too.
Although... let's hope for more of this!
I’m outside T-Mobile Arena and there are people wearing Khabib shirts and Irish flags hugging each other and taking pictures. People in McGregor shirts and people in papakhas dancing with one another. Not what I expected.— Marc Raimondi (@marc_raimondi) October 7, 2018
Proper disgusting. Doing a man when his backs turnt is the bigges coward move you can make! https://t.co/vmm59dwzCC— Michael Conlan (@mickconlan11) October 7, 2018
Very hard to tell who did what but definitely saw Khabib get into it with Conor’s team and also saw a member of Khabib’s team go after Conor. Horrible.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) October 7, 2018
Wow. Things went really left after the Khabib v Conor McGregor fight. pic.twitter.com/h7MEz0Kbzg— Casual Sports News (@casualsportsn) October 7, 2018
Wait...IS THAT DRAKE WITH CONOR MCGREGOR 😂pic.twitter.com/cJGT7mbQlG— Complex (@Complex) October 6, 2018
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