Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz separated by security at UFC 239


LAS VEGAS – Security ensured there was no serious incident between UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz in the crowd during Saturday’s UFC 239 event.

Both Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC) and Diaz (19-11 MMA, 14-9 UFC) are in Las Vegas for International Fight Week. UFC 239 is the cornerstone event, and abundance of athletes are in attendance at T-Mobile Arena, including the two notables.

Although it seems liked nothing serious occurred, there was certainly a confrontation of sorts between Nurmagomedov and Diaz, and a portion of it was caught on film.

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ESPN’s Brett Okamoto delivered some follow-up reporting on the situation. He said nothing got physical between the two sides, who downplayed what happened (via Twitter):

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