Khabib Nurmagomedov will always be regarded as one of the best UFC fighters to have competed in the MMA world. Khabib ended his career after his match against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 in 2020 with a perfect record at 29 wins.
Since then there had been a lot of speculation regarding him returning to the UFC as he was still undefeated. Many have hoped/believed he would come back to make his record an impressive 30-0. However, Dana White confirmed back in March that the fighter has retired for good.
Conor McGregor, in a now-deleted tweet, took a shot at Khabib’s deceased father. This definitely drew the ire of fans and peers who felt Conor McGregor went too far.
Khabib himself would, later on, admit that Conor McGregor crossed the line with his hateful remarks towards Khabib’s deceased father. While speaking to Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, Khabib addressed Conor McGregor’s comments once again.
Nurmagomedov told Mike Tyson and Henry Cejudo that Conor’s behavior simply shows that is inside of him and added that those close to McGregor should call him out for him being ‘dirty.’
“This just shows what you have inside, this shows what you are like, how dirty you are… When you are one of the best in the world and you punch someone like 70-year-old man, this just shows your heart. This shows who you are inside, how dirty you are. When you have parents, when you have kids, how you can show yourself like this. I can’t understand, how his close people don’t tell him, ‘Hey, what’s going on?'”
Conor McGregor is known to say whatever he wants to, especially if McGregor doesn’t like that particular person. It seems he is unlikely to change how behavior anytime soon.
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