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Conor McGregor Breaks Silence Following Khabib Loss

by : UNILAD on : 07 Oct 2018 10:53
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What on Earth was that fight. Not the scheduled bout, but the aftermath. I’ve never seen anything like it before in my life.

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If you’re reading this article I presume you already know the outcome of Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated bout against Khabib Nurmagomedov.

In case for some reason you don’t know what happened, Khabib defeated McGregor in Las Vegas last night, (October 6), at UFC229.

Nurmagomedov now boasts an incredible 27-0 record while having inflicting the fourth loss of McGregor’s 25-fight career.

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In what was billed as the biggest fight in the 25-year history of the UFC, Khabib caught Conor with a strong fist early in the second round sending the Irishman to the canvas, forcing him to dig deep to survive a round the Russian dominated.

The fight came to an end in the fourth round when McGregor was forced to tap out.

However, what followed was pure chaos. Khabib jumped out of the Octagon. Fists were flying. Back into the Octagon. More fists thrown. McGregor hit multiple times. I still can’t believe it.

Now, in the aftermath of the fight, McGregor has broken his silence.

He congratulated Khabib on his ‘Good knock’ but said he can’t wait for a rematch:

It was McGregor’s first fight back in the Octagon since a two-year hiatus from MMA, during which time he boxed Floyd Mayweather, losing by TKO in round 10 of their August 2017 bout.

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Mystic Mac returned to the UFC in a bid to once again win the lightweight strap. He first took the belt from Eddie Alvarez on November 12, 2016, but was stripped of the title during his absence from the sport.

Nurmagomedov would eventually become the champion after defeating Al Iaquinta for the vacant belt on April 7, 2018.

Who would win next time round? The Notorious or Khabib? Let us know.

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    Good knock. Looking forward to the rematch.