Emotions were running high during tonight’s UFC 229 ceremonial weigh ins as Conor McGregor squared off with Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Conor McGregor, accompanied by world famous rapper Drake, received a huge ovation from the thousands of fans in attendance at T-Mobile Arena when he took the stage.
Moments later, current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would take the stage where he proceeded to “weigh in” and then square off with the Irish superstar.
As soon as the bitter rivals got within striking distance, Conor McGregor immediately proceeded to slam away the fists of Khabib Nurmagomedov.
That act caused a brief scuffle between the pairs respective team members, but things would eventually settle down enough for UFC commentator Joe Rogan to perform final interviews.
After Conor McGregor issued his final statement to the crowd, Khabib Nurmagomedov delivered a final warning to the “Mystic Mac” and his fans.
Immediately following the conclusion of tonight’s UFC 229 weigh ins, a brawl broke out between some of the fans in attendance.
Check out the intense footage from tonight’s fan brawl below:
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Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) is confident that he will become the first man to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA) at tomorrow night’s UFC 229 event in Las Vegas.
If this evenings UFC 229 weigh ins are any indication of what we can expect tomorrow, then fight fans are likely in for a wild night tomorrow at T-Mobile Arena.
Who are you picking to emerge victorious when Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov throw down in Las Vegas? Sound off in the comments section PENN Nation!