UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight mixed martial arts megastar Conor McGregor on Saturday, Oct. 6. However, it would appear that the Dagestan native has already entered a verbal altercation with many of the former two-division champion’s fight fans.
Nurmagomedov and “Notorious” will fight for the main event of UFC 229, live on pay-per-view. In promotion for the upcoming match up, the UFC hosted open workouts today.
Making his way on stage for the workouts, Khabib Nurmagomedov quickly entered a verbal altercation with the Conor McGregor fan heavy crowd. Check out footage from the incident down below, as provided by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto.
“Before you fight Conor McGregor, you fight his fans.”
Before you fight Conor McGregor, you fight his fans. pic.twitter.com/NkfFSgXBvZ
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) October 3, 2018