Drake supported Conor McGregor at UFC 229 — and people are joking that he must have been terrified when Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped out the Octagon

Ethan Miller / Getty ImagesConor McGregor (L) and rapper Drake attend a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena on October 05, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov beat Conor McGregor in four rounds at UFC 229 on Saturday night.
  • The fight was marred by a massive post-fight brawl, which ensued after Nurmagomedov leapt into the crowd after McGregor’s friends.
  • Among McGregor’s entourage was rapper Drake, who sported an Irish flag when he attended the pre-fight weigh-in on Friday.
  • While Drake was probably safe in a luxury VIP suite, it didn’t stop people from joking that he would have been terrified to see the Russian flying towards him in the stands.
  • The memes are now coming thick and fast.

It was pretty much the wild night everyone had expected – and more.

The main event of UFC 229, that pitted Conor McGregor against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, took a turn on Saturday night after the Russian submitted the Irishman with a tight neck crank in the fourth round.

The real drama came after the submission, though, as Nurmagomedov mounted the fence of the octagon and leapt into the crowd after McGregor’s friends.

Among McGregor’s entourage was rapper Drake, who sported an Irish flag when he attended the pre-fight weigh-in.

While Drake was probably safe in a luxury VIP suite somewhere, it didn’t stop people from joking that he would have been terrified to see the Russian lightweight flying towards him in the stands.

One person joked that Drake had “joined the wrong side” after supporting McGregor…

… And the memes are now coming thick and fast.

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