‘You Have To Be Humble When You Become Rich’- Khabib Nurmagomedov Gives an Advise to Conor McGregor

Published 07/13/2021, 2:27 PM EDT


Conor McGregor suffered a gruesome leg-break at UFC 264 against Dustin Poirier. McGregor’s arch-rival and former opponent, Khabib Nurmagomedov kept a close eye on how things unfolded at the pay-per-view main event. Two of his former opponents clashed for the third time with Poirier coming out as the winner after a doctor’s stoppage at the end of the first round due to McGregor’s injury.

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McGregor, despite looking sharp early in the fight, had to cope with a second straight loss against Poirier. And Nurmagomedov believes the Irish fighter has been punished by god due to his arrogant character. He asked ‘The Notorious’ to be more humble.

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Of course, I watched fight. I really enjoy with fight. Honestly, you know, this fight Show us. We, it’s, it’s gonna be always there like something like superior, more powerful than we have you know and sometimes when people become like oh, and do this I can do this because of I’m smart because I’m strong like God gonna make you always humble and you know,” said the former lightweight champion.

MMA – UFC264 – Dustin Poirier v Conor McGregor – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States – July 10, 2021 Conor McGregor in action against Dustin Poirier REUTERS/Steve Marcus

like, like I saw like, yesterday or two days ago I just saw his coach interview he say I don’t understand how this happened. Like is like strong young man and he broke his foot like I don’t understand. Everything from God. You have to be humble you know when you become like rich when you become strong when you become famous. And and then you think this is because of myself that we’re gonna make him humble you know,” the Dagestani added.

What’s next for Conor McGregor?

McGregor has undergone successful surgery on his knee. He is expected to make a full recovery. However, the healing process should take a good amount of time, considering the severity of his injury.

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MMA – UFC264 – Dustin Poirier v Conor McGregor – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States – July 10, 2021 Dustin Poirier celebrates after winning the fight against Conor McGregor REUTERS/Steve Marcus

The former two-division champion is expected to rematch Poirier yet again when he returns. Many believe the invincible aura around him is gone and he is just another regular fighter at the moment. And considering his recent record, it’s understandable where those suggestions are coming from. Whether, McGregor can prove his doubters wrong yet again, remains to be seen.

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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