Veteran of mixed martial arts Oleg Taktarov commented on the statement of Conor McGregor, who yesterday addressed Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov and wished the famous Russian coach a speedy recovery.

“We wish you health and pray for Abdulmanap, who, unfortunately, is now hard,” Taktarov said on Instagram. “I hope everything will be fine. And once again we will see how strong people in difficult times show their inner decency, which was so high – it was visible. I am now talking about Conor McGregor, who first of all wished all the best and said that he was praying for the health of Abdulmanap. Good people are good people, and any de* * * o can now wish the coronavirus on Conor, or someone else».

Recall that the father and coach of the current UFC champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, is rumored to be in a serious condition in one of the Moscow military hospitals due to heart complications after pneumonia.

Glover Teixeira: “Apologized to Smith after seeing him give his tooth to the referee»

The headliner of the UFC Fight Night 171 tournament, Glover Teixeira, explained why he decided to apologize to his opponent Anthony Smith right during the fight.

“I knew that his face was hurting because I was hitting him, and now my hand is hurting myself,” MMA Junkie quoted the Brazilian as saying. “I knew he was in pain and I saw him give his tooth to the referee. He said to the referee, ‘here’s my tooth,’ and I apologized to him, ‘ Hey, man, I’m sorry, but this is part of the job.’ And he told me, ‘what is, is’»

We will remind that the light heavyweight bout ended with Glover Teixeira’s victory by technical knockout in the fifth round, and Anthony Smith was diagnosed with a broken nose, a broken orbital bone, a dissection, and in addition, the fighter lost two teeth after the match.