NEW footage has emerged which shows exactly how the shocking Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov post-fight brawl really started. And it looks like it was the president of winner Nurmagomedov's management agency who sparked the chaotic scenes. Seconds after McGregor taps out to a rear naked choke hold, fan footage from near the cage shows Rizvan Magomedov walking past. Wearing a blue suit, he patronisingly slaps McGregor's training partner Dillon Danis - who has denied claims he called Nurmagomedov a "f***ing Muslim rat" - on the back. The pair then look to become embroiled in a skirmish - which Nurmagomedov notices immediately. He then rushes out of the cage and launches himself feet first into Danis. Magomedov is boss of Nurmagomedov's New York-based Dominance MMA agency. Further footage then shows him throwing punches at Danis - who was reportedly left concussed and bruised after the incident - before police rush in and drag the pair away. Nurmagomedov has since threatened to quit … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov: Fresh footage shows how shocking post-fight brawl really started
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THREE members of Khabib Nurmagomedov's team have been arrested and taken to jail following chaotic scenes at the end of his win over Conor McGregor. The 30-year-old was sensational as he destroyed his Irish rival with a fourth-round rear naked choke submission finish. But it was what happened after the bout that will make the headlines, with McGregor being sucker-punched following the end of the bout. Khabib made him tap out, before jumping out of the Octagon and brawling with people in the crowd. Meanwhile, one of his pals leapt into the Octagon and smashed the fallen Irish star. Three of Khabib's pals were nicked by Las Vegas cops at the T-Mobile Arena and taken to jail. MCGREGOR VS KHABIB All the latest build-up and action ahead of blockbuster main event MAC IS BACK What UK time is Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 229 fight tonight? UFC LIVE McGregor vs Khabib live stream free: How to watch UFC 229 without paying a penny CON GONE Khabib dominates McGregor before … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov: Three of Russian stars team ARRESTED and taken to jail after chaotic scenes following UFC 229
Brian Campbell already called Derrick Lewis (+255) and Daniel Cormier (+140) winning in upsets by CBS Sports Staff 59s ago • 2 min read On Saturday, Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 will draw the attention of amateur and professional bettors alike. McGregor, an Irish showman whose jaw-dropping performances have fueled the fight scene for years now, is making his first octagon appearance in nearly two years against an undefeated fighter who has replaced him at the top of the lightweight division. The latest McGregor vs. Khabib odds have McGregor as a +150 underdog (risk $100 to win $150), while Nurmagomedov is -180 (risk $180 to win $100). Before you make your McGregor vs. Khabib picks or try to take advantage of any other UFC 229 odds, you'll want to see what combat sports expert Brian Campbell has to say. Campbell is CBS Sports' top MMA expert and the host of the "In This Corner" podcast. He has helped guide bettors to major cashes with … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov odds and picks: Top-rated expert unveils predictions for UFC 229
What is it? Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 299. The fight sees McGregor - aka 'The Notorious' - return to the Octagon after his defeat to Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring in August 2017. What date is the fight? The latest fight night of UFC - UFC 299 - is on October 6, 2018. Ten fights will be taking place, including McGregor's. What time does it start and when is McGregor vs Nurmagomedov? It will be a middle-of-the-night fight for UFC fans, unfortunately. The fight card will be taking place from around midnight UK time, with the headline lightweight bout of McGregor vs Nurmagomedov due at around 3am BST. But if fights go the distance, it could be an even later start. Which venue is hosting? The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, where McGregor was defeated by Mayweather last August. What TV channel is it on? You can watch UFC in the UK on BT Sport until the end of the year, when Eleven Sports takes over the rights. BT Sport is yet to announce full … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC 229: What date is the fight, what time will it start and what TV channel is it on?
Both fighters in the UFC 230 co-main event don't seem too happy by Jack Jorgensen @JackJorgensen14 moments ago • 1 min read The UFC held its 25th anniversary quarterly press conference on Friday in Los Angeles leading into the UFC 227 event set to take place this weekend in the Staples Center. Going into the festivities, the assumption was that the sole focus would be on the return of Nate Diaz to the Octagon after over two years away, as he's set to take on Dustin Poirier in the UFC 230 co-main event in Madison Square Garden on Nov. 3. That was until UFC president Dana White revealed the mega-surprise of the afternoon: Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title booked as the main event for UFC 229 on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas. Well Diaz, the biggest rival of McGregor's career, was none too pleased regarding the lightweight title bout announcement. Shortly after the announcement was made, Diaz could be seen storming off … [Read more...] about Nate Diaz storms off stage after Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov fight announcement