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Daniel Cormier finds the out of the ordinary intention that Khabib confirmed mercy on Justin Gaethje


It wasn’t secret heading into UFC on 254 that there became no animosity between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. After all, the 2 men share the same manager and know every varied on a severely deepest stage.

Properly, it looks Nurmagomedov took this into story all the intention in which by strategy of his 2d-round submission place shut over Gaethje in this past Saturday’s indispensable tournament.

On Monday, Khabib’s teammate and buddy, Daniel Cormier, shared a heck of a yarn on his “DC and Helwani” impress. In accordance with DC, Khabib became wisely conscious of two things: Gaethje mentioned all week that he wouldn’t tap and that Gaethje’s oldsters would be sitting cageside for their son’s sizable moment.

So with that in thoughts, hear to this (by strategy of Twitter):

You might ought to hear the reason @TeamKhabib switched from the armbar to a triangle in opposition to Justin Gaethje at #UFC254 🤯 (by strategy of @dc_mma) pic.twitter.com/jjCXgm3r3e

— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) October 26, 2020

“He goes, ‘I didn’t desire to wound him in front of his oldsters, so I mentioned I’m going to head and do him in a triangle. And if he goes to sleep, he goes to sleep, you salvage up, you’re dazzling.’ Here is precisely what he told me. That’s loopy, appropriate? He failed to desire to wound Justin in front of his oldsters. To be overjoyed enough to comprise this within the moment, that’s loopy. He didn’t desire to ruin his arm. Due to if Justin’s now not going to tap, you are going to need got to ruin it. And he failed to desire to attain that to Justin in front of his mom and dad.”

How out of the ordinary is that?

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