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Enson Inoue Comments on The Khabib & Conor UFC 229 Brawl

October 20, 2018 | Posted by Larry Csonka
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Enson Inoue recently spoke with MMAJunkie about the Khabib Nurmagomedov & Conor McGregor brawl at UFC 229, here are the highlights…

On The Khabib vs. Conor UFC 229 Brawl: “I enjoyed (the fight), and then after he won, I kind of thought Conor deserved something after the way he trash-talked – it was a little overboard. So when Khabib kind of pushed on his head, I thought, ‘Perfect!’ Then he jumps out of the octagon, I was like, ‘Oh, no.’”

On Khabib: “Someone like Khabib is not fighting for sport,” Inoue said. “He’s more of a martial artist, so I think he takes a lot of the emotions a little deeper. Already, just without any controversy, any rivalry in the ring, when you’re fighting and you live through it and you defeat your opponent – hand-to-hand combat, man-to-man against another man – it already creates a lot of emotions. “Some people are super quiet, and then will scream out because the emotions are hard to control at that moment. But with the rivalry and him insulting his religion and his father, I think it probably got the best of him.”