Putin Congratulates Nurmagomedov After McGregor Win, Issues Veiled Warning

Ruben Hill
October 11, 2018

If you say that I started it, then I do not agree, I finished what he had started.

After the fight, Nurmagomedov jumped over the fence and apparently tried to attack his opponent's training partner.

He then vowed to quit if his brother was sacked, and explained that he didn't care about whether or not he was paid: "If you decide to fire him, you should know that you'll lose me too". You canceled Zubaira's fight and you want to dismiss him just because he hit Conor.

"I would like to address [ufc]".

"But all of a sudden on fight night, it seemed like his colour was gone, his confidence didn't seem there, the smile wasn't there, there were maybe some rumblings about some things or some circumstances backstage but Khabib handled the fight part of this with flying colours and proved that he probably is the most dominant force in the game, as advertised". Why didn't you fire anyone when their team attacked the bus and injured a couple of people? Once the fighter gets into the details about fellow fighter Zubaira Tukhugov, things get juicy.

If you think that I'll keep silent then you are mistaken. UFC President Dana White said he was "disgusted and sick" over the incident, the Nevada State Athletic Commission started an immediate investigation, and also withheld Nurmagomedov's $2 million disclosed payday. We intend to go to the end. Apparently, he has begun to follow through on that comment, as Nurmagomedov issued a statement on Thursday threatening to break his UFC contract, mentioning that the UFC canceled Tukhugov's upcoming bout with Artem Lobov. But don't forget that it was Conor who had hit my another Brother FIRST, just check the video.

The UFC has yet to officially announce discipline for any of the parties involved.

Nurmagomedov threatened to leave the UFC if they fire any of his teammates, which could put the promotion in an uncomfortable spot. McGregor caught wind of the argument and flew from Ireland to NY to confront Nurmagomedov at a pre-fight event.

And boxing legend Mayweather - who defeated McGregor in the Irishman's sole foray into the squared circle in August 2017 - says the lightweight champion can anticipate a massive financial penalty. McGregor and his teammates stormed a UFC bus in hopes of confronting Nurmagomedov. McGregor was arrested, jailed and eventually pleaded guilty to lesser charges that kept him from further jail time.

Tukhugov (18-4) is from Chechnya, and is a member of Nurmagomedov's team. They are facing potential fines and suspensions.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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