UFC Old video comes to light
Old video footage surfaced at the weekend which shows UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov joking with official Herb Dean about his fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in 2018.
The Irishman appeared to use various illegal moves during the encounter, which Nurmagomedov won convincingly, and the Russian and his team joked that he had bribed Dean.
“Coach, how much do you think they paid him?” Khabib says in the video, which was recorded in 2019.
“I don’t know. Herb, how much?” replied Javier Mendez, Nurmagomedov‘s coach, while they all laughed.
Dean said he “was trying to do a good job” and that he is “never well compensated” before Khabib put an end to the joking by saying he has no hard feelings.
“It’s alright coach, I forgive him,” said Nurmagomedov, to smiles all round.
lol khabib asks herb dean “how much money did ufc pay to him to allow conor to cheat in his fight” pic.twitter.com/yyKvghKiZM
? Flaffy Duck (@DuckFlaffy) March 1, 2021
The video’s emergence has caused Khabib‘s fans to relive that night and remember the alleged infractions by McGregor.