Vladimir Putin told Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father to cut him some slack after he incited a riot at UFC 229

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father on Wednesday. Putin urged the fighter’s father to cut his son some slack after he promised to punish him worse than the UFC would for inciting a massive post-fight brawl. The Russian president sympathised with the fighter, saying: “We all understand that it was a provocation.” “It’s a big pleasure that my victory brought so much joy to our multinational country. It’s our common victory,” Nurmagomedov said on Instagram after the meeting.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his sympathy for Khabib Nurmagomedov after the Russian

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