“Why They Don’t Like Each Other”- Dana White on What Happened Between Hasbulla Magomedov and Abdu Rozik at UFC 267

Published 10/31/2021, 1:03 PM EDT
HOUSTON, TEXAS – AUGUST 05: UFC President Dana White looks on during the UFC 265 press conference at at Toyota Center on August 05, 2021 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC)


Hasbulla Magomedov was making the headlines at UFC 267. The internet sensation was at the event mainly to support Islam Makhachev. Makhachev fought Dan Hooker, and Magomedov had a front-row seat to watch him win.

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The social media personality made the news after he sent a video to Dana White about being at the event The UFC President was quick to respond and said that he couldn’t wait to meet him.

During the event, Hasbulla came across his nemesis, Abdu Rozik. Both of them are known to have beef, and when they both saw each other, they needed to be contained. Magomedov landed a kick in the scuffle. While talking to the media at the post-fight presser, Dana White was asked about the scuffle.

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He said, “That was funny. I don’t know what the deal is with those two. Why they don’t like each other. It happens. It’s a rough business.”

Hasbulla and Abdu have been at each other’s throats for a long time now, and with Hasbulla’s recent popularity jump in the MMA community, fans wouldn’t mind them dishing it out inside the octagon.

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As soon as the news of him attending the event at ‘Fight Island,’ people got excited even more. Him making his presence officially broke the internet. In the buildup to Makhachev vs. Hooker, ‘The Hangman‘ made a comment about Magomedov, which got a stiff reply from the Russian.

During the event, Magomedov was seated in the front row and was also seen in a video punching Daniel Cormier. Cormier posted the video on Twitter, and in the caption wrote, “Can’t believe I dropped my hands around this guy! I deserved it.”

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He was also inside the octagon after Makhachev made light work of Hooker. Khabib Nurmagomedov was seen carrying Hasbulla on his arms and shoulders after the fight. All in all, Hasbulla was one of the major attractions of the event, and fans definitely enjoyed watching him there.

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Do you guys want to see Hasbulla vs. Abdu inside the octagon? Let us know in the comments!

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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