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Fans Claim Khabib 'Humbled' Conor McGregor After His Press Conference With Cerrone

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Fans Claim Khabib 'Humbled' Conor McGregor After His Press Conference With Cerrone

UFC fans are adamant that Khabib Nurmagomedov lived up to his word and 'humbled' arch-rival Conor McGregor.

The 31-year-old lightweight champ clashed with McGregor at UFC 229 in 2018 and successfully picked up a sensational submission victory in their blockbuster fight.

And McGregor, who will make his stunning UFC return this weekend, was a much more humble figure at his press conference with Donald Cerrone.

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The Irish superstar, 31, hilariously complimented UFC veteran Cerrone and dropped his trash-talking tactics in favour of showing more admiration for his opponent.

McGregor said: "That's one hell of a coat, Donald, I've got to give credit where credit is due!

"I don't know whether you've outdone me here, I've got lining on the inside of my baby here, but that's a damn good coat brother. Is it crocodile?

"There will be blood spilled on Saturday, but it won't be bad blood."

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However, fans have flocked to Twitter and are insisting that Khabib has turned McGregor into a humble man.

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Khabib, who will fight Tony Ferguson in a blockbuster clash at UFC 249 in April, vowed that he would "change [McGregor's] face."

The 'Eagle' said: "Make him humble, a little bit teach him, and not only smash but change his face.

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"I want to change his face. Of course, with face I can change his mind, too."

McGregor will take on Cerrone in a welterweight bout on 18th January at UFC 246 in Las Vegas.

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Topics: Donald Cerrone, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Cowboy, Conor Mcgregor, Notorious, UFC News, MMA News, UFC 246, UFC, eagle, MMA

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