“Khabib Was Right” – Conor McGregor Reminded Arch-Rival Khabib’s Truth as $600 Million Legacy Sued by Friend Artem Lobov

Published 11/24/2022, 10:45 AM EST

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The celebrity athlete, Conor McGregor, might be currently in a state of shock regarding the latest development involving him. The former UFC champion was at the pinnacle of the sport in 2017 when he faced Floyd Mayweather in a boxing ring. Soon afterward the ‘money fight’, the Irishman, started his new venture- Proper No. 12 Irish Whiskey. In a turn of events, the same venture has become a bone of contention for the ‘notorious’ fighter.

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Significantly, the Dublin-born sold the majority stake of the brand for $600 million last year. And a year later, McGregor’s long-term training partner, Artem Lobov, has filed a suit to seek a stake in the million dollars worth deal.

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How did the fans react to Lobov suing Conor McGregor?

The fans found it hard to wrap their head around the sudden development.

One user commented, “Friends switch up when they want what you have”

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Another user referred to the infamous bus attack incident where the Irishman threw a dolly at Khabib Nurmagomedov’s entourage. Notably, the incident was the culmination of the altercation involving Lobov and ‘The Eagle’.

Thus, they wrote, “He spent a day in jail for bro only to switch up”

Similarly, someone said, “Homie started a war with Khabib because of his “friend” lol”

A comment read, “He should just be happy he got a career off of Mcgregors name. Imagine tryna sue your long time friend and teamate”

An MMA fan announced, “That sh**s wild, what a friend.”

Further, another user stated, “What a plot twist, Khabib was right lmao 😂

Another user, while referring to Khabib’s statement about Lobov, declared, “As a wise man once said “he’s a little snake Inda grass”.”

Another comment read, “Looks like my guys money ran out lmaoooo”

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However, one fan came in the retired Russian fighter’s support. Therefore, they pointed out, “Imagine building something with a homie and them taking 600 mil off it while you’re getting 10 k a fight and struggling to pay bills”

Lobov and Conor McGregor’s Proper No. 12 Whiskey controversy

The Retired UFC fighter Artem Lobov sued his long-term training partner Conor McGregor for the alleged role he played in developing the brand. Further, the Russian-born fighter claimed that he got a snub from the deal.

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According to the Irish Independent, ‘The Russian Hammer’ initiated court proceedings in Ireland as he claimed 5% of Mystic Mac’s profits from the mouthwatering sale.

Following this, the 13-15 record holder also claimed that he had turned down around $1 million as a reward from the former UFC champion.

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What do you think of this sudden development? Let us know in the comments below.

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Rohit Lohan

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Rohit Lohan is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his undergraduate as a History major, he is currently pursuing LLB. Rohit is a big MMA fan and has been following UFC since 2017.
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