McGregor wants an immediate rematch with Nurmagomedov

McGregor wants an immediate rematch with Nurmagomedov

McGregor wants an immediate rematch with Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor claims he "won the battle" just two days after losing his UFC 229 lightweight fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Meanwhile, men thought to be members of the Russian's team entered the octagon and attacked McGregor.

Executive director Bob Bennett said the Nevada Athletic Commission intends to file a complaint following its investigation into the actions of Nurmagomedov and his team for setting off a post-fight melee immediately after McGregor submitted to Nurmagomedov's choke in the fourth round.

Dos Anjos, watching like everyone else, posted on social media "This guy Dillan Dennis he is nobody, he just (expletive) Conor's balls and hide behind him, that's his job".

Khabib's father and trainer, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, would be a dream match-up for him, which might factor in his son's thinking. For instance, Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been lined up three different times to fight and it still hasn't happened.

Nurmagomedov issued an apology but remained defiant.

Dana White said that the UFC will not look to circumvent any suspension by holding a Nurmagomedov fight overseas. After all were parties were separated, no one involved wished to press charges and no arrests occurred'. However, White said neither fighter was blameless, and described McGregor as a "superstar". He cited his issues with McGregor's rhetoric, as well as a prior incident in which McGregor attacked a bus belonging to his team in NY, when he offered a half-hearted apology for his actions in a post-fight press conference.

"Some people love that. but for me, it's a bad night". "And knowing what he knows now, he was able to make adjustments in the second Nate Diaz fight and you'd imagine that he'd be able to make some adjustments after having seen Khabib over the course of four rounds".

McGregor also threw punches at members of Nurmagomedov's camp after the fight.

"If you want Khabib", said Rockhold, a former UFC middleweight champion, "he'll want a record-breaking number". "I didn't see Khabib jumping over the cage like that". "I'm sure Herb Dean was looking at it closely and considering saying to Conor, "You've got to do something".

"It's always both. We could do one or the other, but at least in the chair's mind, I think the commission will be entertaining a recommendation from the attorney general that will include both".

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