Clear view of Conor McGregor throwing the first punch ( a left hook) at Khabib’s mate on the fence.
— Jay.D (@TheFieldMuslim) October 7, 2018
While Conor McGregor lost at UFC 229, the former lightweight champion would be charged by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammates in a massive brawl in Las Vegas.
According to a new video posted to Twitter on Sunday, McGregor looks to have thrown the first punch at a charging member of Nurmagomedov’s team.
Following the event, UFC President Dana White said: “The guys who jumped in will never fight here again. I’ve been working hard to promote this sport, this is not what a mixed martial arts event is normally like.”
Tukhugov and Makhachev jumped into the octagon following Nurmagomedov would win and charge at Dillon Danis.
fourth-round win and rained down a series of blows on the defeated Irishman.White said: “Three of Khabib’s guys have been arrested and are on the way to jail now.
“I know if we put the belt on [Khabib] in the octagon there’ll be things thrown. I just said let’s just try and get him out of here.
“Both men made it clear that the rivalry would not be over after the fight, but I definitely didn’t see Khabib jumping over the fence after the fight.