Former champion and MMA legend Khabib Nurmagomedov reacted to Conor McGregor’s devastating loss at UFC 264 by claiming that “good all the time 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 battle, backing up his spectacular efficiency in January towards McGregor.
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,” he mentioned.
“Very glad for Dustin Poirier I hope you’re going to get the belt finish of the yr.”
Poirier is the probably subsequent challenger for light-weight champion Charles Oliveira following the large win over McGregor.