MMA fans are still in shock after Conor McGregor and his entourage stormed the Barclays Center in Brooklyn this afternoon, smashing up a bus and injuring fighter Michael Chiesa in the process. It was all in an attempt to get to Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team, who had roughed up McGregor friend and training partner Artem Lobov earlier in the week. Instead, McGregor set off a firestorm of controversy in what Dana White is calling the most disgusting moment in the history of the UFC.
But as far as Nate Diaz is concerned, this is just how things roll when you get gangster with another legit gangster.
He shouldn't have been trying to punk his boy when he was alone, like a bully. Then he expects not to get rolled on fukn rookie..— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) April 5, 2018
And then stay on the bus
haha u guys got punked ....
”[Khabib] shouldn’t have been trying to punk his boy [Artem] when he was alone, like a bully,” Diaz wrote. “Then he expects not to get rolled on, f**king rookie.”
”And then stay on the bus! Haha, u guys got punked!”
I allready slapped and punked both these guys and they teams though so that's none of my buisness— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) April 5, 2018
”I already slapped and punked both these guys and they teams though so that’s none of my buisness,” he concluded in another tweet.
Everyone is pretty familiar with the bottle throwing incident Nate got into with Conor leading up to their first fight at UFC 196 in 2016. McGregor ended up being fined $25,000 after hurling water bottles and cans of Monster Energy into the Vegas crowd during a press conference. But less well known is the time Khabib and his team tried to get into a brawl the Diaz brothers following a World Series of Fighting event in 2015.
That incident started with Nick Diaz throwing a beer on Nurmagomedov during the event and spilled out into a casino on the strip later.
...and then on to a hotel.
So obviously, Nate is no stranger to dealing with stuff like this. Fortunately for the rest of us, he’s a bit better at keeping the collateral damage to a minimum, unlike one Conor McGregor.