The story line is set outside the octagon, with Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA, 10-0 UFC) having been the target of a vicious attack on a UFC 223 fighter bus that resulted in McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC) reaching a plea agreement on assault charges.
But what about inside the octagon, once the cage door closes? That’s what MMAjunkie fight analyst Dan Tom is here for.
Watch the video above as he breaks down his three points of interest that could decide Khabib vs. McGregor.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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