Khamzat Chimaev got into a heated altercation with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin Abubakar at UFC 280.
Several videos show Khamzat shoving Abubakar after a heated discussion and the two having to be separated by a ton of security cageside after the UFC 280 main event had concluded.
Khamzat Chimaev and Abubakar Nurmagomedov went from 0-100 wtf pic.twitter.com/Qmbt5zx4xs
— Out Of Context MMA (@oocmma) October 22, 2022
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Apparently, Khamzat was angry Abubakar once warned him to “be careful” in a social media post for criticizing Khabib.
Dana White heard about the cageside scuffle and didn’t think it was a big deal.
Dana is asked about Khamzat scuffling with abubakar nurmagomedov and says "thats what we do here, its a tough business"
— 𓂁𓂂renegadeangel13𓂂𓂄 (@renegadeangel13) October 22, 2022