50 Cent Offers Khabib Nurmagomedov $2 Million To Fight In Bellator MMA … And He’s ‘Serious’
MMA is a crazy sport and it doesn’t get anymore crazy than 50 Cent offering UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov $2 million to jump ship and fight under the Bellator MMA banner.
Over the past few months, 50 Cent has become increasingly entrenched within Bellator MMA having attended several Bellator MMA events across the world and even teasing stepping in the cage himself.
Nurmagomedov, who defeated Conor McGregor last Saturday at UFC 229, has been at odds with the UFC all week following the news that his teammate Zubaira Tukhugov had been removed from his fight with Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton after he was caught punching McGregor in the brawl that occurred at the T-Mobile arena last weekend.
The Russian took home a disclosed purse of $2 million against McGregor and last night 50 took the opportunity to send him an offer for the same fight purse under the Bellator MMA banner.
“I think it’s wrong what the UFC is doing to Khabib, they didn’t do the same thing to McGregor. I’ll pay 2 million cash tonight if he will fight for me at Bellator,” 50 Cent wrote on his Twitter.
He shortly follow up on his Instagram writing:
“@Khabib_Nurmagomedov I’ll deal with Dana and your contract later. The UFC is not the only game in town. Zubaira is welcome also.”
The UFC lightweight champion later replied:
“Just send me location.”
50’s follow up:
“@Khabib_nurmagomedov I’m dead serious Khabib.”
“I know Khabib is a man of principle, and the disrespect was overwhelming. McGregor is lucky he didn’t ignore him tapping out and keep going. Get the strap,” he replied to a fan.
Just another day in MMA eh!?