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EA Sports apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for religious blunder

Let's get right to it:

Я мусульманин.Алхамдулиллагь. Я не имею ничего против Христиан, у каждого человека свой путь в этой жизни, а мой путь это - Ислам. Разработчики этой игры сделали ошибку, но давайте будем честны, все мы ошибаемся в этой жизни и я не держу на них зла, они извинились и пообещали исправить это. Надеюсь следующий раз они учтут какая религия у каждого бойца и не допустят таких ошибок в будущем. I'm Muslim, Alhamdulilah. I have nothing against Christians. Every man in this life has his own way, and my way is Islam. Developers of the game made mistake. Let's be honest, every human being made mistakes, and I'm not holding a grudge. They apologized and promised to fix it. Hopefully, next time they wouldn't make mistakes like this, and take account everybody's religion. @easportsufc @ufc

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is expected to fight Tony Ferguson next month at UFC on FOX 19, took EA Sports to task for the way it depicted his post-fight celebration in the EA Sports UFC 2 video game.

"The Eagle" is a practicing Muslim did not appreciate any references to the cross after winning his fights, an issue developers expect to fix in an upcoming patch.

"I'm not holding a grudge," Nurmagomedov wrote (via Bloody Elbow). "They apologized and promised to fix it. Hopefully the next time they would not make mistakes like this, and to take account everybody's religion."

For more on EA Sports UFC 2 click here.