KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV’S manager Ali Abdelaziz reportedly slapped Conor McGregor’s pal Dillon Danis backstage at UFC 268.
But it was Danis who was removed from the event following the alleged clash.
Ali Abdelaziz reportedly slapped Dillon Danis at UFC 268[/caption]
Reports claim it was Conor McGregor’s pal Danis who was removed and not Khabib’s manager[/caption]
MMA Junkie claims Abdelaziz was ‘witnessed by multiple people’ slapping Danis backstage.
However, it wasn’t Khabib’s manager who was ejected, but McGregor’s training partner Danis instead.
It is added Abdelaziz has declined to comment on the confrontation.
But it’s the latest addition to the long-running saga between Khabib and Irish fighter McGregor.
The Russian submitted his counterpart in their 2018 grudge match.
But a rematch is not on the cards after Khabib retired from UFC in October 2020 after stopping Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.
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And he left the sport with an unblemished record boasting ZERO defeats.
McGregor now has his sights set on another member of ‘Team Khabib’ – Islam Makhachev.
But Abdelaziz believes McGregor stands no chance as he is destined to be an even better brawler than Khabib.
Abdelaziz told TMZ: “Islam Makhachev, there’s not too many people jumping to fight him.
“I think he’s going to be one of the greatest fighters eve. I think he is a better version than Khabib.
“I truly believe he is. He is not now but he can be and I think he’s a future world champion for sure.”