Khabib exits after McGregor 'disrespect'

Posted October 08, 2018

"People want to call me weird, 'cringey.' People want to use my s-- and not give me credit".

According to multiple witnesses, McGregor ran into the arena's loading dock and began hurling objects at the bus, which was taking a group of UFC fighters to a nearby hotel, ESPN reports.

McGregor is returning to the UFC after a near two-year absence against Nurmagomedov, who will make the first defence of the title he won by beating late replacement Al Iaquinta in April. If someone is late, that's not my problem.

With that violent encounter offering UFC chiefs a built-in marketing campaign, it was only a matter of time before a fight between McGregor and Nurmagomedov was inked.

Conor showed up nearly 30 minutes late to the event in Las Vegas - blaming insane traffic.

Nurmagomedov and McGregor ended up answering questions separately Thursday, though it seemed to do little to dampen the excitement about their 155-pound showdown. "I have to make weight and worry about myself".

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"I'm preparing for that dude who's hungry, who doesn't get the shot, who doesn't get the notoriety or the media, because I'm that guy", Ferguson said. "I'm sure he's hunting for a few quid as well".

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he will win over the fans and insisted they will "love him" as he prepares to fight Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.

"The traffic is heavy, there must be a McGregor fight!"

"My heart is black towards this man, towards his team, towards his people, I can truly see the inside of that man's head and smile". I don't think about him.

Nurmagomedov has a mixed martial arts record of 26-0 and is prepared to go to extreme lengths to remain unbeaten in his professional career, saying: "He has to kill me to stop me".

Nurmagomedov, who is 26-0 and making the first defence of his title on Sunday, believes he's ability to stay composed in the face of McGregor's wild taunting has the former champ anxious.

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"F-- peace, there will never be peace here", McGregor said.

"To be honest, I don't want [McGregor] to go to jail".

"It doesn't offend me one [expletive] bit, because at the end of the day, he's not fighting me, he's fighting Khabib", Abdelaziz added. I'm going to aim right between that man's eyes and this is never over.

Anthony Pettis has some interesting takes on the wild UFC lightweight title picture going into Saturday's UFC 229 event.

Nurmagomedov had earlier been given a hostile reception from a largely pro-McGregor crowd and appeared to cut his session short in order to remonstrate with his foe's supporters.

If any fighter could produce upwards of 3 million buys for a UFC fight, it's certainly McGregor, who joined Floyd Mayweather in producing an absurd 4.4 million buys for their boxing match last August.

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