Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz had a brief back-and-forth on Twitter that touched on an infamous brawl that they were both involved in back in 2015.
Many people might believe that these two are connected only by their common rivalry with the former lightweight champion Conor McGregor, but back in 2015, when both hadn’t crossed paths with the Irishman yet, they were involved in a heated clash at an event they were attended in support of their teammates.
Nate had a go at the Russian champion via Twitter when he himself had taken a dig at the man Diaz submitted at UFC 196, McGregor.
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) January 12, 2019
Diaz responded to Khabib’s dig at their shared rival with a reminder of a rather ugly brawl that took place between each of their respective crews during a World Series Of Fighting event in 2015.
Khabib then responded with a video of Nate in the middle of the skirmish.
You was hiding behind security and ran away coward, it’s clear on the video. We just smashed your team that night you punk pic.twitter.com/xvJoO8thxo
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) January 13, 2019
You know what happened live with it ??
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) January 13, 2019
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