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UFC 229, The Morning After: Watch McGregor throwing first punch before getting jumped in cage

What you may have missed from last night

UFC 229 may well go down as the most insane UFC Pay-Per-View event of all time. Not only did we see Derrick Lewis land a come-from behind knockout with eleven seconds left, Dominick Reyes knock Ovince St. Preux out so late that they just ruled it a decision win instead, and Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis put on the most ridiculous two-round fight in recent memory; we also saw Khabib Nurmagomedov leap into the crowd to attack Dillon Danis AFTER making Conor McGregor tap in the fourth round. That led to an all out brawl, with McGregor getting jumped in the cage by two of Nuramgomedov’s Dagestani teammates.

Khabib flew feet first into the crowd like an Eagle. This wasn’t a stunt. He was really going after Danis.

Another angle shows what the main cameras did not: McGregor following Khabib to the fence, leaping astride it, and then slugging one of Khabib’s teammates who also climbed the fence before getting jumped by two Dagestanis. They were later arrested, but released after McGregor declined to press charges.

Another angle shows McGregor clocking the first fighter to rush him, then get punched from behind

The real concern was that the brawl could get someone killed in Vegas. This fan got knocked cold. Hopefully no one suffered life-altering injuries last night.

Khabib apologized to everyone, and said his dad would not be happy with him when he got home.

Dana White said about possibly stripping Khabib, “We’ll see what happens”

When you play with fire, you are bound to get burnt.

“Like a parkour guy”

What insanity. Pusha T gets it.

John Kavanagh, McGregor’s head coach, just sat down in the middle of the ruckus.

Even Mike Tyson thought it was ‘unimaginable’.

Some fans made dance, not war.

Derrick Lewis had the best quotes of the night, in addition to the best come-from behind win in UFC history.

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Derrick Lewis makes me proud of Houston and America in general.

Al Iaquinta was pretty happy with how good the main event made him look.

Congenital amputee Nick Newell had a great quip after Anthony Pettis’ corner wisely stopped the fight with a broken hand.

Dominick Reyes looked like the best light heavyweight prospect we’ve seen since... Jon Jones? He slowed quite a bit in the later rounds but still managed to land this last-second knockdown.

This event truly was a piece of MMA history, from beginning to end.

What’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson, and the gang? Stay tuned to find out on!

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