Dana White -- UFC could strip Khabib Nurmagomedov of title

Khabib Nurmagomedov has defended his UFC lightweight title against Conor McGregor

Before their UFC 229 fight, McGregor and Nurmagomedov said their feud would continue no matter what happened in the Octagon.

The Russian's fans chanted his name and danced in the street outside the T-Mobile Arena, but rather than the fight bringing to the end the feud, it only poured more fuel on the fire. "I don't know what to say right now, I'm disgusted".

Nurmagomedov retained the UFC lightweight championship title after defeating McGregor in the fourth round.

That was the business side of the fight, but chaos descended soon after as he lept from The Octagon to trade blows with McGregor's teammate Dillon Danis. I'm a human being, but I don't understand how people can talk about jumping on the cage when he talks about my religion, he talks about my country, he talks about my father and he comes to Brooklyn and he broke the bus and nearly killed a couple of people. "What about this...?" Nurmagomedov asked during the press conference.

After much excitement in the pre-fight build-up, Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov will largely be remembered for the incidents that occurred in the bout's immediate aftermath. What about he talk about my religion?

The rivalry between McGregor and Nurmagomedov has been brewing for years, and it boiled over in April when McGregor attacked a bus Nurmagomedov was riding in at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, before UFC 223.

The ugly scenes escalated and although Khabib was announced as the victor, UFC president Dana White refused to hand over the belt. "Other people will get hurt". "And instead, you dive over the cage and start this huge melee with Conor's corner".

"I saw one of Conor's guys yelling at Khabib, Khabib ran and jumped over the octagon, went after him. I was like, 'We'll be lucky enough just to get him out of here without the belt'".

Following his loss, McGregor tweeted on October 7: "Good knock".

"Good knock. Looking forward to the rematch".

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