• Bellator President Scott Coker: UFC 229 brawl 'a black eye for the sport'

    2 monthes ago - By MMAjunkie

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    Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor at UFC 229: Best photos view 15 images
    Bellator President Scott Coker had stern criticism for the UFC today in the wake of a brawl at UFC 229.
    “To me, it's a black eye for the industry,” Coker said today during a press conference for Bellator 207 and Bellator 208. “It's up to all of us to pick it up and make sure something like that never happens again.
    “But that was embarrassing moment for the sport, as far as I'm concerned.”
    Not all share Coker's disapproval. Former PRIDE heavyweight champ Fedor Emelianenko , who faces Chael Sonnen in the...
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  • With his ultimatum to the UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov has a point - even if it's not the one that will likely matter most

    With his ultimatum to the UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov has a point - even if it's not the one that will likely matter most

    2 monthes ago - By MMAjunkie

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    Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor at UFC 229: Best photos view 15 images
    UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov seems to have finished with the faux-apology phase of his reaction to the post-fight melee at UFC 229. Now he's on to mitigating the consequences - and not just for himself.
    It seems that Nurmagomedov heard UFC President Dana White's claim that any fighters involved in attacking Conor McGregor in the octagon after Saturday's main event “will never fight here.”
    To Nurmagomedov's ears - and a lot of other people's, as well - that sounded like UFC featherweight...
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