Watch: Nate Diaz, Khabib Nurmagomedov get into skirmish at UFC 239
Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov got into a skirmish at UFC 239 in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Diaz and Khabib appeared to be seated in the same area near the octagon at T-Mobile Arena. The two fighters being in the same vicinity led to things running hot. They had to be separated by security.
My buddy who is there sent me this. pic.twitter.com/Tu390X194s
— Brian Trumps (@BTrumps) July 7, 2019
— Farzin Vousoughian (@Farzin21) July 7, 2019
Another video shows them needing to be separated by security again about an hour later. This video contains some profanity though, so beware:
— DmG (@Unitedstatesred) July 7, 2019
Diaz is 19-11 in his career and last fought in 2016, beating Conor McGregor in March and losing to him in August. Both bouts won Fight of the Night, while the latter won Fight of the Year. Khabib is 28-0 and last beat McGregor in October. He was suspended nine months for his postfight behavior.
Diaz is expected to face Anthony Pettis at UFC 241 in August.