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Khabib willing to go to jail to finish Conor McGregor rivalry — ‘They go to hospital, we go to police’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, finally rid himself of former 155-pound titleholder, Conor McGregor, with a fourth-round submission win over the Irishman at UFC 229 last October.

Or so we thought.

Turns out “The Eagle” has not yet settled his beef with the embattled whiskey czar and will now set his sights on the remainder of his “Notorious” team. Even if it means going to jail or sending someone else to the hospital because ... actually, I don’t even know what this beef is about.

One person said mean things and the other person got their feelings hurt?

“Even this fight finished like not everything is finished,” Nurmagomedov told ESPN. “Just smashing people – it’s not enough. We have to smash all his team. This is not about fight, something like this, and it’s never been finished. Never, ever. Even if we see (McGregor) somewhere, we’re going to fight, 100 percent. It doesn’t matter, someone go jail or something. I don’t care. If someone has to go to jail, he goes to jail. We run this show. We smashed him. We smashed his team. They go to the hospital, we go to the police. That’s it.”

It wouldn’t be the first time the police were called.

Nurmagomedov and his squad of goons were mixed up in the UFC 229 post-fight melee, which also included McGregor and his full-time barnacle, Dillon Danis. That brawl seemed to be a continuation of the 2018 bus attack that left several fighters injured.

It would be prudent for “The Eagle” to worry about more pressing matters, like his UFC 242 title defense against interim lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier. “The Diamond” will look to shine a week from Sat. night (Sept. 7, 2019) on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

For much more on that upcoming fight card click here.