Even after nearly a week, the UFC 229 post-fight brawl continues to sprout out new developments. On Thursday, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov released an Instagram post where he threatened to leave the company if his teammates were cut from the roster.
“The Eagle” has once brought up what he feels are double standards when it comes to treating Conor McGregor.
“Why didn’t you fire anyone when their team attacked the bus and injured a couple of people?” Khabib wrote. “They could have killed someone there, why no one says anything about insulting my homeland, religion, nation, family?”
“If you decide to fire him, you should know that you’ll lose me too. We never give up on our brothers in Russia and I will go to the end for my Brother. If you still decide to fire him, don’t forget to send me my broken contract, otherwise I’ll break it myself.”
Watching from the sidelines as everything unfolds is Nate Diaz, who offered his solution to the ongoing drama.
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) October 11, 2018
Diaz was originally scheduled to co-headline UFC 230 on November 3rd against Dustin Poirier, but the fight was scrapped when the latter was pulled off due to an undisclosed injury.