UFC welterweight, Abubakar Nurmagomedov(15-3) fought David Zawada(17-5) in the prelims of UFC Moscow. The outcome of this fight did not go in favor of Nurmagomedov as he tapped out to a triangle submission of David Zawada. The fight was competitive in the beginning as both of them landed a nearly equal number of total strikes. With a successful takedown and more number of significant strikes, Abubakar Nurmagomedov was ahead of Zawada on the scorecards, however, David Zawada got a beautiful triangle on the ground ending the fight at 2 minutes 50 seconds of round 1.
— UFC (@ufc) November 9, 2019
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s rival, Conor McGregor immediately reacted to this loss of Nurmagomedov and tweeted:
“He tapped his forehead. You can punch his forehead. He quit. One quitter exposed Abubakar Nurmagomedov. Forever a failure.”
McGregor also tweeted: “Nurmagotaptap“, “Hahahaha, shite bags!”, insulting Abubakr Nurmagomedov.
McGregor even mocked him by saying he might be cut from UFC after the loss in UFC Moscow. McGregor added:
“Console him, Then tell him he’s cut.”
— Denis Geyko (@DenisGeykoRT) November 9, 2019
Conor McGregor has been campaigning for a rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov ever since he lost the fight in UFC 229. However, Nurmagomedov has shown no interest in a rematch against McGregor as he recently said, McGregor has to win 10 fights before demanding a rematch for the title.
Conor McGregor has announced his UFC return during his recent tour in Russia. McGregor announced that he will be stepping into the octagon again on January 18th next year. However, his opponent for the fight has not been confirmed yet by UFC.