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Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov Almost Got Into a Brawl at UFC 239

July 7, 2019 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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Video has surfaced on Twitter showing UFC fighters Nate Diaz and lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov nearly getting into a brawl in the crowd at UFC 239. Thankfully, security was able to keep the conflict from escalating at the event.

Nate Diaz is scheduled to fight former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC 241 in August in a welterweight bout. This will be Diaz’s first fight in three years since his loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 202 in 2016. Meanwhile, Khabib Nurmagomedov will face interim champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in September in a title unification bout.

You can check out footage of what took place below.