Rapper 50 Cent introduced to pay Khabib Nurmagomedov $2 million in money to depart the UFC and sign up for rival Bellator in an Instagram publish on Friday.
Russia’s Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC light-weight champion who defeated Conor McGregor of Eire in the principle tournament of UFC 229, speaks right through the rite of honouring him at Anzhi Area in Kaspiysk, a town within the republic of Dagestan, Russia October eight, 2018. Image taken October eight, 2018. REUTERS/Stated Tsarnayev
Nurmagomedov’s $2 million struggle handbag was once withheld after chaos broke out following his fourth-round submission of returning UFC famous person Conor McGregor.
“I believe it’s unsuitable what the UFC is doing to Khabib, they didn’t do the similar factor to McGregor,” 50 Cent, whose given identify is Curtis Jackson, wrote in a tweet. “I’ll pay 2 million money this night if he’s going to struggle for me at Bellator.”
“I’ll take care of Dana and your contract later,” 50 Cent commented on his personal Instagram publish, and regarding UFC president Dana White. “The UFC isn’t the one sport on the town. Zubaira (Nurmagomedov’s teammate) is welcome additionally.”
Nurmagomedov isn’t more likely to soar to Bellator, the place 50 Cent is a emblem ambassador, however he did reply to the rapper’s be offering.
“Simply ship me location,” he responded on Instagram, prior to inviting the rapper to come back to Dagestan, the area in Russia the place he lives.
McGregor, who won his $three million handbag, and Nurmagomedov can be tentatively suspended for no less than 10 days on Monday for his or her phase in a brawl that passed off outside and inside the Octagon of their Saturday struggle, Nevada Athletic Fee govt director Bob Bennett introduced Thursday.
Nurmagomedov went into the group in an try to struggle participants of McGregor’s crew after the bout. McGregor additionally left the cage and threw a punch at an individual affiliated with Nurmagomedov.
A listening to is slated for Oct. 24. The fee will vote at the moment whether or not the 2 will have to be indefinitely suspended pending result of the investigation.
“You’ll be able to stay my cash that you’re withholding,” Nurmagomedov posted on his Instagram account. .”.. I am hoping it received’t get caught for your throat.”
Nurmagomedov (27-Zero) might be at risk of dropping his light-weight name after beating McGregor (21-Four). White has indicated the UFC may just strip Nurmagomedov of the belt.
In the meantime, the following struggle of Nurmagomedov’s teammate, Zubaira Tukhugov, reportedly was once canceled following his position within the brawl that ensued after the Nurmagomedov-McGregor struggle.
That didn’t sit down smartly with Nurmagomedov, who vowed to depart the UFC if it had been to fireside Tukhugov.
“If you make a decision to fireside him, you will have to know that you just’ll lose me too,” Nurmagomedov wrote on Instagram. “We by no means surrender on our brothers in Russia and I will be able to cross to the top for my Brother. For those who nonetheless make a decision to fireside him, don’t omit to ship me my damaged contract, in a different way I’ll spoil it myself.”
Tukhugov (18-Four), a featherweight, was once set to struggle McGregor teammate Artem Lobov later this month. Tukhugov and McGregor had a short lived alternate within the ring right through the fracas that ensued after UFC 229.
—Box Degree Media