The most anticipated bout between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov has come to fruition. On Saturday, October 6, the biggest fight in the UFC history has set the seal on Khabib’s name as he remains undefeated.
The undefeated Nurmagomedov (27-0) destroyed McGregor via submission in round 4. That being said, the name of the undefeated Russian fighter is expected to be cemented in the UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings.
“The Biggest Night” no more as it turned out to be the worst night for MMA fans. Most of the supporters are cut-up about the ending and they can’t still get over it.
UFC 229 Brawl
The MMA world at large knows the beef circulating around the internet between “The Notorious” and “The Eagle”. Remember Conor’s bus incident at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn back in April?
The undefeated Dagestan pride went out of control and jumped over the Octagon and attacked Dillon Danis. Even so, the chaotic UFC 229 didn’t stop there.
If you have been following the news, you know for sure about how Khabib jumped out and attacked Conor’s teammate after the fight, as well as how a Team Khabib guy went inside the Octagon and sucker-punched the Irish fighter while observing the whole thing. Yet, another camera angle showed McGregor punched Nurmagomedov’s team first.
UFC President Dana White later confirmed that three members of Khabib’s team have been arrested and taken to jail. To boot, before this unforeseen ending happened at the UFC 229 main event, a fight broke out in the crowd after the UFC 229 weigh-ins caused by the Russian and Irish fans.
A Decision to Make by the Nevada State Athletic Commission
The Dublin pride made $3 million whilst the undefeated Lightweight champion made a disclosed $2 million flat rate. However, there’s news circulating on the Internet that McGregor was paid.
Whilst NSAC freeze and withholding the undefeated paycheck because of the incident. According to MMA Junkie, there is no word on how long the NSAC might withhold Nurmagomedov’s pay while it starts an investigation into the post-fight melee.