Nate Diaz and Other Fighters React to Khabib Nurmagomedov Winning Lightweight Title at UFC 223

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Khabib Nurmagomedov put a beating on Al Iaquinta in the UFC 223 main event and captured the lightweight title in the process. Nurmagomedov dominated all five rounds, easily taking a unanimous decision on the judges scorecards. While it was the type of victory that reminded most spectators why this man is undefeated and one of the scariest fighters in the world; others weren't so impressed. 

For example, Nate Diaz seemed pretty bored.

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Tony Ferguson, who was scheduled to fight Nurmagomedov in the main event and was stripped of his title after falling victim to injury, also weighed in.

Here's what other fighters had to say about the new champion.

 

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