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08th Oct 2018

Conor McGregor Sports Black Eye And Says ‘The War Goes On’ After Khabib Defeat

Kiara Keane

Conor McGregor has commented on his feud with Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 229 ended in chaos over the weekend.

The Dubliner lost the Las Vegas match to Nurmagomedov in the fourth round, after which all hell broke loose and both of teams began fighting each other.

Conor has now shared a photo of himself on Instagram showing his resulting black eye along with the caption, ‘We lost the match but won the battle. The war goes on.’

Following the fight, UFC President Dana White said, “I saw one of Conor’s guys yelling at Khabib, Khabib ran and jumped over the octagon, went after him.

“Two of Khabib’s guys got into the octagon, one guy hit Conor with some shots, from behind, and that’s it.

“The Nevada State Athletic Commission pulled the footage from us, there’s an investigation going on. They are withholding Khabib’s purse, they are not withholding Conor’s.

“The way that works is Conor is one of the guys who was attacked. Conor refused to press charges. There were three guys from Khabib’s team arrested, and they were released because Conor didn’t want to press charges.”

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