Former champion and MMA legend Khabib Nurmagomedov reacted to Conor McGregor’s devastating loss at UFC 264 by claiming that “good always defeats evil.”
After a brutal first spherical for each McGregor and Dustin Poirier, the Irishman snapped his tibia with simply seconds left on the clock.
It led to a physician’s stoppage and TKO victory for the American within the trilogy struggle, backing up his spectacular efficiency in January towards McGregor.
No less than a fibula fracture for Connor McGregor, doable tibia as nicely. Not an open fracture (bone pierces pores and skin), full restoration seemingly. Doubtless requires surgical procedure, a minimum of 3+ months rehab. Presumably for much longer relying on severity #UFC264 pic.twitter.com/VsbgGz9XRz
— NRL PHYSIO (@nrlphysio) July 11, 2021
The 32-year-old former double champ has a checkered historical past with each males, and he let his feelings get the higher of him in a postfight interview with Joe Rogan.
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McGregor threw barbs at Poirier’s spouse whereas he lay on the bottom and claimed the rivalry between the pair wasn’t over.
Over on social media, Nurmagomedov, who retired from the game final yr, had his say, congratulating the victor and taking a shot at McGregor within the course of.
Good all the time defeats evil.
Very blissful for @DustinPoirier I hope you’re going to get the belt finish of the yr
– khabib nurmagomedov (@GroupKhabib) July 11, 2021
“Good always defeats evil,” he mentioned.
“Very happy for Dustin Poirier I hope you will get the belt end of the year.”
Poirier is the seemingly subsequent challenger for light-weight champion Charles Oliveira following the massive win over McGregor.