Nate Diaz & brother Nick ‘go away UFC star Khamzat Chimaev hospitalized with head damage’ as Dana White CANCELS conference

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THE official press conference for UFC 279 was canceled following stories that brothers, Nick and Nate Diaz, allegedly assaulted Khamzat Chimaev backstage.

Chimaev is reportedly being transported to a hospital for a severe head damage.

Khamzat Chimaev has been reportedly hospitalized after a backstage brawl with brothers Nate and Nick Diaz

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Khamzat Chimaev has been reportedly hospitalized after a backstage brawl with brothers Nate and Nick DiazCredit: Amy Kaplan/Icon Sportswire through Getty Images
Nate Diaz and Chimaev were both scheduled to attend the conference

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Nate Diaz and Chimaev had been each scheduled to attend the conference

UFC President, Dana White, opened the delayed presser, saying an “Absolute s***present again there,” nonetheless wouldn’t affirm if a brawl between the fighters passed off.

The press conference solely lasted about 5 minutes – solely Kevin Holland and Daniel Rodriguez would come out on stage for a fast interview earlier than all the even was cancelled.

“I apologize everyone,” he stated addressing the gang. “I’m in very bizarre waters right here. This has by no means occurred within the historical past of this firm.

“Trust me once I let you know that is the proper resolution not to do that press conference proper now,” he added, getting instantly hit with a barrage of boos.

“Yeah, I hear you. I’m with you, however for everyone’s security, that is the proper resolution. I apologize. Thanks for coming.”

White later stated: “This is the craziest press conference we have ever had, that is for certain…This is a primary and I assure you will probably be the final.”

Earlier this week, whereas talking to ESPN, Chimaecv stated he was able to battle Diaz and his staff earlier than the principle occasion.

“If they wanna battle earlier than (Saturday), f*** the money, brother, I’m gonna battle with them. I like to battle,” he stated.

“I’ve been born for struggle. I’m inside a warrior, do not care. When the battle comes, you do not care about money or what’s behind it, simply battle.”

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