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Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be stripped of his UFC lightweight title despite his role in a post-match brawl Saturday, UFC president Dana White said in a website posting Tuesday. The 30-year-old Russian kept his crown with a fourth-round submission victory over Ireland’s Conor McGregor in Las Vegas, improving to 27-0 in his professional career and 11-0 in UFC bouts.

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After a notorious UFC 229 main event that witnessed Khabib Nurmagomedov defeating Conor McGregor with a fourth round submission to retain his light welt belt, a ridiculous brawl broke out before the official result was even read. Once the dust had settled down a bit, McGregor took to social media and stated that he was looking forward to the rematch. Guess what? Bloody Elbow has the betting odds for the potential spectacle.

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Dana White says Conor McGregor is ‘upset’ about losing, not about the post-fight brawl.

Conor McGregor didn’t participate in the UFC 229 post-fight press conference, but Dana White gave a brief update about his encounter with the Irishman after the fight. According to the UFC President, McGregor only cares about the loss, not the post-fight brawl, which is why he didn’t press charges.

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The final faceoff before the UFC 229 main event was worth the wait.

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor were unable to get on the same page at a press conference on Thursday, with Nurmagomedov leaving the premises before a late McGregor could arrive, but their confrontation at Friday’s ceremonial weigh-ins made up for the lost time.

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Conor McGregor would eventually like to fight Anderson Silva... and “The Spider” is fine with it.

Conor McGregor is focused on his UFC 229 showdown with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, but beyond Saturday’s night mega-fight, McGregor has his eyes on going up multiple weight classes to take on legendary former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.

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