Dillon Danis states a grappling match with undefeated UFC light-weight winner Khabib Nurmagomedov would be “easy operate.”
Nurmagomedov, who not long ago announced his retirement from blended martial arts, is greatly thought of 1 of the finest grapplers in the record of the activity. Nevertheless Danis, a embellished Brazilian jiu jitsu blackbelt, believes he could make speedy work of the unbeaten Russian in a straight grappling match.
“In straight grappling? Ah, arrive on,” Danis reported told Full Ship when asked if he could defeat Nurmagomedov in a grappling match (by way of Abhinav Kini). “Yeah [it’s easy work], arrive on. Every person is aware of that, however. But it is not my combat. It is Conor’s battle.”
As Danis indicates, Nurmagomedov has a longstanding rivalry with Conor McGregor. McGregor, a person of Danis’ main coaching partners, challenged the Russian for the UFC lightweight title in 2018, but lost by way of fourth-spherical submission. In the quick fallout of that struggle, Nurmagomedov leapt around the facet of the cage and attacked Danis, who was supporting McGregor from cage-side. That sparked a wild brawl among the pair’s teams, which resulted in multiple fines and suspensions staying handed out.
Danis has commented on that incident numerous instances because.
“This started out I believe in the 3rd or 2nd spherical. I was powering the cage and he (Khabib) commenced to occur, he was pointing and stating stuff to me,” Danis explained to ESPN in 2019. “I was pondering in my head this guy is crazy. I was just striving to target on my mate and he held saying stuff and cursing. Like this dude is insane. Even in among rounds, he was eyeing and mouthing stuff. It started during the battle so I could type of feeling he was in a different point out of head.
“After the struggle was more than I was of course in shock,” Danis continued. “Conor is one particular of my closest good friends, schooling companions, I care about him a large amount. I acquired up and I’m just sitting there since I just saw my good friend get rid of. felt an individual hitting me on the back truly tough so I’m considering it was the fee trying to go in the cage. I glance back and it was him (Rizvan Magomedov). So I’m like what is up. Then I transform around and see Khabib throw the mouthpiece or some thing and there was spit on me simply because when he threw the mouthpiece, there was spit everywhere you go. So I was like ‘alright come below.’ So he finished up leaping the cage and no matter what occurred took place. It was ridiculous, it just sort of happened.”
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