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With his ultimatum to the UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov has a point - even if it's not the one that will likely matter most

Posted On: Oct 11, 2018   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

With his ultimatum to the UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov has a point - even if it's not the one that will likely matter most

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov seems to have finished with the faux-apology phase of his reaction to the post-fight melee at UFC 229. Now he's on to mitigating the consequences - and not just for himself.
It seems that Nurmagomedov heard UFC President Dana White's claim that any fighters involved in attacking Conor McGregor in the octagon after Saturday's main event “will never fight here.”
To Nurmagomedov's ears - and a lot of other people's, as well - that sounded like UFC featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov , a teammate of Nurmagomedov's, may be on his way to the banned list. A quick review of the video shows a guy who looks an awful lot like him jumping into the cage shortly after Nurmagomedov had jumped out, and it sure looked like it was Tukhugov who took a swipe at McGregor in the ensuing fracas.
Still, Nurmagomedov sees no reason for him to be fired from the UFC as a result, and he's willing to put his own...

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