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Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back outside of the cage after his win over Conor McGregor

APKhabib Nurmagomedov is held back outside of the cage after his win over Conor McGregor

On Monday morning, a rather humbled looking McGregor posted a photo showing some damage done to his eye and nose. "I hope they sort out whatever legal issues arise from the post fight brawl, and I hope we never see anything like that again, but as a fan of mixed martial arts his performance was an wonderful thing to watch".

"Notorious" submitted in the fourth round against Khabib Nurmagomedov on Saturday as the lightweight champion retained his unbeaten streak.

Despite Khabib winning the fight, McGregor, who was sporting a black eye, insisted 'we won the battle (and) the war goes on'.

Nurmagomedov jumped into the crowd to attack Dillon Danis, a member of McGregor's team.

"Nobody saw Khabib diving over there".

But for all the things Nurmagomedov said McGregor shouldn't have done, no fighter can jump out of the octagon to attack someone without harsh repercussions.

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There would be no shortage of storylines going into a potential rematch and while the post-fight melee was condemned by UFC President Dana White, you shouldn't be one bit surprised if footage of the brawl is used in the promotion of a second fight between Nurmagomedov and McGregor.

Still you've got to worry for Khabib, who knows what punishment his dad will give him - he might take away internet privileges or his Xbox. McGregor declined to press charges.

Nurmagomedov was due to receive a $2 million guaranteed base salary for the fight, according to figures disclosed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which sanctioned the mixed martial arts bout. "They'll never fight here".

"Some people love that. but for me, it's a bad night". "This is for me very important".

But the 30-year-old Russian fighter began a brawl by the octagon moments after preserving his undefeated record. "But [McGregor] talked about my religion, my country, my father". "I want to change the game, you can not talk about religion, about nationality".

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