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UFC 229: Conor McGregor loses to Khabib Nurmagomedov amid ugly scenes

Khabib Nurmagomedov was escorted from the arena by police




Ugly scenes marred UFC 229 as lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov began a brawl by the octagon after beating Conor McGregor.

Seconds after landing a fourth-round submission, the Russian vaulted the cage and headed towards Irishman McGregor's team, prompting a melee.

Read more: UFC 229: Conor McGregor loses to Khabib Nurmagomedov amid ugly scenes

Floyd Landis: Lance Armstrong whistleblower and ex-doper to set up own team

Floyd Landis rode for US Postal Service alongside Lance Armstrong between 2002 and 2004



The whistleblower at the centre of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal is to make his return to cycling with the launch of his own team.

In 2010 American Floyd Landis, who was himself banned for doping, lifted the lid on former US Postal Service team-mate Armstrong's long-term use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Read more: Floyd Landis: Lance Armstrong whistleblower and ex-doper to set up own team

Conor McGregor v Khabib Nurmagomedov: Irishman 'here to enjoy' UFC 229


Nurmagomedov started his press conference on time and refused to wait for Conor McGregor to arrive


Conor McGregor vowed to "show who the king is" as he prepares for his UFC comeback against Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas on Saturday.

The 30-year-old Irishman will return to the Octagon for the first time in almost two years at UFC 229.

Read more: Conor McGregor v Khabib Nurmagomedov: Irishman 'here to enjoy' UFC 229

Conor McGregor v Khabib Nurmagomedov: Irishman vows to end UFC 229 by 'devastating knockout'

Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov is undefeated in 26 MMA fights



Conor McGregor says he will beat Khabib Nurmagomedov by "devastating knockout" in his comeback UFC fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Speaking on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show, Irishman McGregor added he would "never announce his retirement" from MMA.

Read more: Conor McGregor v Khabib Nurmagomedov: Irishman vows to end UFC 229 by 'devastating knockout'

Conor McGregor: UFC fighter Michael Chiesa to sue Irishman over bus attack

Michael Chiesa has won 14 and lost four of his 18 UFC fights



Conor McGregor is being sued by UFC fighter Michael Chiesa, who claims he suffered physical, emotional and financial damage following the Irishman's attack on a bus in April.

McGregor threw a metal dolly into the window of a bus carrying fighters at a UFC media day at Brooklyn's Barclay's Center on 5 April.

Read more: Conor McGregor: UFC fighter Michael Chiesa to sue Irishman over bus attack


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