After a tumultuous Tuesday afternoon that saw Artem Lobov get into a real life altercation with his countryman Khabib Nurmagomedov, the Conor McGregor teammate has opted to avoid any further confrontations, and has left the UFC’s official host hotel.
In the video above, watch the translated version of what was said between the two Russian UFC fighters. This confrontation was enough to send Artem Lobov packing, as he has gotten a room at another location. It is reported that he left to avoid Khabib Nurmagomedov ahead of fight night.
Both men fight this weekend on the UFC 223 fight card.
Lobov faced Alex Cacares in the UFC Fight Pass Prelims headliner. While Khabib headlines the event’s pay-per-view fight card against Max Holloway.
UFC 223 takes place from the Barclay Center, in Brooklyn, New York.