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UFC 229 video recap: Khabib Nurmagomedov stops Conor McGregor by submission, then a riot ensues

Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor to retain his UFC lightweight belt in the UFC 229 main event, before a terrible brawl broke out.

Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event, and then a brawl broke out.

What was the high point of the fight?

Khabib realized a takedown in the fourth round, and worked his way to the back of McGregor. A super-tight neck crank/RNC was applied that forced a tap from McGregor. This high point was immediately overshadowed by Khabib jumping out of the Octagon to attack McGregor’s corner. An all-out brawl ensued. McGregor was attacked by Khabib’s team in the Octagon. It was crazy.

Where do these two go from here?

It’s entirely unclear what will happen Khabib in the aftermath of his post-fight actions. Three of his team have already been arrested.

Who really knows where McGregor goes from here. The truth is, it’s wherever his heart desires. We could see him compete again inside of the Octagon, we could maybe see him inside of another boxing ring, or there’s even a chance we see him ride off into the sunset. There’s no telling what’s “The Notorious” will do next.

Watch it now, later or never?

Now. You must go and watch this fight right now. Do not pass GO; do not collect $200. Go watch it!