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UFC 279: ESPN releases footage of backstage brawl involving Khamzat Chimaev and Kevin Holland

can now be seen. ESPN tweeted a video of the backstage chaos that led to the cancellation of the UFC 279 press conference. Khamzat Chimaev and Kevin Holland are thought to be at the center of the chaos, but the Nate Diaz team is also under suspicion.

Let’s look at this tweet:

This video shows UFC staff and officials trying to keep Holland and Chimaev apart , Chimayev seems to have kicked the Netherlands.

“Now say something,” Chimayev said. “Fuck you, b.”

“You’re not that fucking life, boy,” Holland replied. “You don’t care.”

Chimaev and Holland have been arguing for a while. They trash-talked each other at UFC Vegas 21 and both continued hostilities on social media and in interviews before meeting again backstage at the UFC 279 press conference.

UFC also released some footage :

Unsurprisingly, Chimaev and Holland dominate the shot, but Nate Diaz also makes a brief appearance at the end.

The chaos at the press conference started a frantic series of events that changed almost the entire PPV lineup.

Originally UFC 279 was planned to headline Chimaev vs. Diaz, but after the Russian fighter lost more than 7 pounds Do not reshuffle the lineup.

Now Nate Diaz will be in the headlines to meet Tony Ferguson while Chimayev and Holland will be A chance to resolve their differences in the Octagon – Main Event.

Dana White says no fighter will ever be sanctioned for their behavior in the locker room.

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