Khabib Vs. McGregor: Melee Ensues After 4th Round Win, Three Men Arrested
Conor McGregor's 2nd UFC loss ended on controversial phrases with opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov displaying a relentless streak which adopted him out the octagon. Shortly after submitting Conor within the 4th spherical with a cross-arm to the neck, Khabib rapidly rose to his ft, appeared his opponent disparagingly within the eyes, then rapidly turned his consideration to Dillion Danis, a combined martial artist in Conor's entourage - sitting on the spectator facet of the fence.
What unfolded subsequent was a part of no script: Khabib jumps the fence, the guardrail, touchdown flat-footed and able to pounce on Dillion who appeared equally sport to battle. They interact -- Dillion seems to be to have the benefit for a second, a lot as he can muster earlier than venue safety come between them. He is then marshaled out of the venue, whereas Khabib paces back-and-forth awaiting instruction.
While that is occurring outdoors the octagon, a seemingly dazed McGregor will get accosted not as soon as however twice by members of Khabib's entourage. At this level, all hell has damaged free, and there are as many figurants contained in the octagon as there are outdoors of it, the place the motion is dispersed. Dana White described the spectacle that ensued as a "unhealthy evening for the UFC," his post-fight interview with ESPN is on the backside of the web page. White additionally insists that an investigation is effectively underway. Three males related to Nurmagomedov have already been arrested for his or her roles within the melee.
Khabib was nonetheless fast to defer blame over to his Irish opponent. "I do know this isn't my finest facet,' mentioned Nurmagomedov within the post-fight press convention. "(He) "talked about my faith, he talked about my nation. He talked about my father. He got here to Brooklyn and he broke a bus. He nearly killed a few individuals. What about this shit?"