UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov in angry confrontation with Conor McGregor’s pal Artem Lobov at fighters’ hotel

UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov has clashed angrily with Conor McGregor's pal Artem Lobov in the fighters' hotel.

The duo have been caught on digital camera arguing and squaring up as they 'warmed up' for UFC 223 later this week.

Each fighters have been accompanied by entourages as they strode by means of the hotel feuding.

Russian Nurmagomedov exchanged angry phrases in his native tongue with Lobov, who was born in the identical nation however now has Irish citizenship.

Each groups repeatedly intervened and tried to cease the 2 fighters getting too shut.

Nurmagomedov ultimately put his left hand on Lobov’s head in what appeared to be an try and calm issues down.

 Khabib Nurmagomedov and Artem Lobov exchange intense words in the hotel

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Artem Lobov change intense phrases in the hotel
 Teams try to keep things calm between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Artem Lobov

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Groups attempt to maintain issues calm between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Artem Lobov

And, after swapping extra phrases as intense as their glares, Lobov walked away.

Rick Little, head coach of the Sikjitsu fitness center in Washington, USA,  recorded the confrontation and posted it on YouTube.

Why the 2 rivals have been so livid with one another was unclear.

However Nurmagomedov has trash-talked fellow light-weight McGregor, who’s an in depth good friend and coaching associate of Lobov.

Two-time Fight Sambo world champ Nurmagomedov has mocked Irishman McGregor for not participating at UFC 223.

He advised Ariel Helwani on Monday’s The MMA Hour: "Now, the place is that this man? Six days to make weight. He could make weight. Convey this man.”

 Khabib Nurmagomedov had a heated exchange with Artem Lobov in a hotel

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Khabib Nurmagomedov had a heated trade with Artem Lobov in a hotel
 Artem Lobov has been flexing his muscles in and out of the ring ahead of UFC 223

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Artem Lobov has been flexing his muscular tissues in and out of the ring forward of UFC 223

And Nurmagomedov accused the UFC of defending McGregor.

He stated: “I feel they need him to look good.”

“He well-known. If I modify his face… they gained’t take someone who has loopy face.”

 Conor McGregor is a close friend of naturalised Irish citizen Artem Lobov

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Conor McGregor is an in depth good friend of naturalised Irish citizen Artem Lobov
 Russian-born UFC rivals Khabib Nurmagomedov and Artem Lobov were not exchanging pleasantries

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Russian-born UFC rivals Khabib Nurmagomedov and Artem Lobov weren’t exchanging pleasantries
 Russian star Khabib Nurmagomedov punches Brazilian Edson Barboza in their lightweight bout at UFC 219 - but is also hitting out verbally away from the ring

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Russian star Khabib Nurmagomedov punches Brazilian Edson Barboza in their light-weight bout at UFC 219 – however can also be hitting out verbally away from the ring

UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov has clashed angrily with Conor McGregor's pal Artem Lobov in the fighters' hotel.

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