Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Conor McGregor
A splendidly challenged lightweight title battle between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor was damaged by a terrible postfight occurrence that brought about the captures of three colleagues night at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, as indicated by UFC president Dana White.
Nurmagomedov (27-0) guarded his 155-pound title at UFC 229 by submitting McGregor (21-4) at 3:03 of the fourth round through back exposed gag. Instantly after the session, Nurmagomedov hopped over the Octagon and got engaged with a battle with Dillon Danis, a Bellator welterweight who additionally is McGregor’s jiu-jitsu mentor.
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UFC president Dana White said individuals from Khabib Nurmagomedov’s group were “in a bad position” after a fight broke out after his triumph over Conor McGregor on Saturday night.
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Minutes after the fact, two men hopped into the Octagon and started tossing punches at McGregor, who was all the while recouping from the challenge.
White said he had talked a short time later with McGregor, who disclosed to White that he would not squeeze charges. White said specialists had discharged the three colleagues Saturday night.
All things considered, White disclosed to ESPN that it was “an awful night” for the UFC and that Nurmagomedov could acquire a suspension.
“Khabib plunging over [the cage] was crazy,” White said. “You know, you simply won an extraordinary battle, you battled splendidly, you’re going to get the belt on and individuals will regard the way that you battled well and you won the battle. What’s more, rather, you jump over the enclosure and begin this colossal skirmish with Conor’s corner.
“I really didn’t enable [Nurmagomedov] to get the belt put on in light of the fact that I realized what would happen when we did it was individuals would toss whatever they had into the Octagon, so allows simply get him out of here. … Beyond any doubt enough, when they began experiencing the passage, precisely what I knew was going to occur. I resembled, ‘We’ll be sufficiently fortunate just to get him out of here without the belt.'”
The occasions made a joke of what was generally a hard-battled, forward and backward title battle at the most abnormal amount.
Nurmagomedov, of Dagestan, attempted to bring McGregor down in the opening moment of the battle. He figured out how to get McGregor to a situated position on the floor, yet McGregor did well slowing down him there and handled a few elbows to the side of Nurmagomedov’s head as they bumped for position. DJ Hustle
In a stunning minute, Nurmagomedov quickly dropped McGregor with a correct hand right off the bat in the second round. As McGregor mixed to return to his feet, Nurmagomedov propelled into a flying knee endeavor and afterward utilized the chance to bring McGregor down. Nurmagomedov spent most of the round in best position, working ground and pound and searching for a kimura.
McGregor, of Dublin, Ireland, stuffed Nurmagomedov’s initial endeavors to get it to the ground in the third and went to work with his offense. McGregor scored great knees and punches to the body after a stuffed endeavor, and he popped Nurmagomedov’s head back with an uppercut.
Entering the fourth round, McGregor was seeping from a little cut close to one side eye. He looked worn out, and Nurmagomedov executed an outside trek to get him to the floor. From that point, it was a natural sight, as Nurmagomedov did what he has done as such regularly: passed protect, moved into side mount and in the long run got the choke.