Khabib Nurmagomedov Takes Down Conor McGregor at Ultimate Fighting Championship

© AP Photo / John LocherKhabib Nurmagomedov, left, punches Conor McGregor during a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.
Khabib Nurmagomedov, left, punches Conor McGregor during a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. - Sputnik International
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The highly-anticipated fight took place in Las-Vegas; Conor McGregor fought Khabib Nurmagomedov during the lightweight championship at UFC 229.

Undefeated Russian UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov beat his rival, Irish legend Conor McGregor, in the 4th round with a chokehold.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship ceremonial weigh-ins between the two fighters took place in Las Vegas late Saturday evening, local time.

Mixed Martial Arts fighter Conor McGregor is escorted by New York City Police (NYPD) detectives from the 78th police precinct after charges were laid against him in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., April 6, 2018 - Sputnik International
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The world-famous fighters exchanged taunts for almost a year, mostly on social media, with McGregor trying to pick on his opponent in the upcoming fight.

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The bad blood between the rivals reached a boiling point in Brooklyn, New York in April when the Irish fighter hurled a metal loading dolly at the bus in which Nurmagomedov was a passenger, smashing the window. The attack was preceded by a heated exchange between the Russian UFC fighter and McGregor's friend, Russian-Irish mixed martial artist Artem Lobov.

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