UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer Reacts To Khabib's Controversial Ring Girl Comments
UFC Octagon girl Brittney Palmer has laughed off Khabib Nurmagomedov's controversial ring girl comments.
Nurmagomedov slammed the use of ring girls in MMA, calling them 'the most useless people' in the sport.
He exclaimed: "Look, I don't want to offend anyone, ring girls are the most useless people in martial arts.
"What is their purpose? I have a question. You can show that it is the second round on the screen. I realise that is a history. History knows many mistakes.
"We read history to avoid mistakes of the past in the future. If we look in the history, it says they are useless. That is my personal opinion."
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Ring girls are the most useless people in martial arts.- sameera khan (@SameeraKhan) August 24, 2021
Conor McGregor hit out at his former foe, tweeting a meme - referencing OG UFC Octagon girls Arianny Celeste and the aforementioned Brittney, who commented on said post.
She hilariously quote-tweeted McGregor's tweet: "Hahahah sorry not sorry!"
Hahahah sorry not sorry! :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes: https://t.co/9m3ND2alJg- Brittney Palmer (@BrittneyPalmer) August 31, 2021
UFC legend Michael Bisping also shared his thoughts on Nurmagomedov's claim.
He said he's a 'huge fan' of the former UFC lightweight king, but insists that the Octagon girls should be able to make money through sponsorships and endorsements.
"Nobody goes for the ring girls, that's not how it works," said Bisping.
"They're a little bit extra for the show. And I like it because it's historic in boxing and now with MMA, of course. It's a little bit of fun.
"I'm a huge fan of Khabib. But come on, man! Let the girls have a job. They make a lot of money with sponsorships and endorsements."
Brittney's Octagon girl colleagues will be in action on Saturday for UFC Vegas 36.