Khabib threatens to leave UFC if teammates fired

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UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier said something, but he didn't say much.

Both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov are immediately facing consequences for the post-fight altercations at UFC 229.

"You can keep my money that you are withholding", Nurmagomedov said.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission, which sanctioned the bout, has withheld his fight purse while it investigates. Nurmagomedov won the fight by submission during the fourth round to retain the title. To this, Putin replied: "We all know that it was a provocation and I know your father will understand this that it was done to provoke you and use it against you in the fight". This is MMA though and we've seen stranger things happen.

"They could have killed someone there, why no one says anything about insulting my homeland, religion, nation, family?"

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"But if we are attacked from the outside, then, of course, not only you, but all of us can jump and there'll be hell to pay", Putin said. You are pretty busy with that, I hope it won't get stuck in your throat.

"In any case, punish me, @zubairatukhugov has nothing to do with that".

"If you decide to fire (Tukhugov), you should know that you'll lose me too".

His message ended with "fire me, it will be better that way, I think it's more fair that way". One of Khabib's team members even hopped the octagon fence to land a few sucker punches on McGregor.

McGregor's attack on the UFC bus stemmed from Nurmamedov and his team surrounding and intimidating Lobov earlier that weekend in April.

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The NSAC is expected to file complaints on Nurmagomedov and McGregor for their roles in the incident. "But don't forget that it was Conor who had hit my other Brother FIRST, just check the video".

Dillon Danis immediately responded to the former UFC lightweight champion, telling Rafael dos Anjos "Let's meet up and fight".

Fighter Zubaira Tukhugov was one of those alleged to have hit McGregor. They are facing potential fines and suspensions.

Fighters Michael Chiesa and Ray Borg were forced off the Barclay's card after they were injured by glass shards that flew when McGregor threw a hand truck that struck a bus window.

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