Watch: Donald Trump appears to tell Khabib Nurmagomedov he will end the Palestine war in viral video from UFC 302

A viral social media video claims to reveal details of the conversation between Donald Trump and Khabib Nurmagomedov. The duo had an impromptu meeting at UFC 302. Trump attended the event in Newark, New Jersey.

Nurmagomedov, meanwhile, was in the corner of teammate Islam Makhachev. Makhachev defeated Dustin Poirier in the main event by submission in the fifth round. After the fight, Nurmagomedov was seen talking to Trump.

What did Donald Trump say to Khabib Nurmagomedov?

The meeting between Donald Trump and Khabib Nurmagomedov left fans intrigued. They were eager to know what the two had talked about. A viral video suggests that Nurmagomedov urged Trump to end the genocide in Palestine, saying, “I know you're going to end this whole Palestine war.”

Trump responded by saying, “We're going to stop it. I'm going to stop it.” Nurmagomedov appeared to say “thank you” before the two firmly shook hands. The interaction has become a popular topic among MMA fans.

Nurmagomedov wants Trump to end the war if he becomes president again. However, Trump recently spoke out in favor of punishing pro-Palestinian protesters. However, his recent words to Nurmagomedov may be an attempt to correct his position.


Former UFC title challenger reacts to conversation between Donald Trump and Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former UFC title challenger Jake Shields reacted to the conversation between Donald Trump and Khabib Nurmagomedov, paying tribute to the Dagestani for taking the opportunity to express his wish to Trump.

Shields, however, expressed skepticism about Trump's stance on the situation. Shields considers Trump to be a clear supporter of Israel. Shields doubts that Trump will actually change course. However, he thinks it's good that Nurmagomedov got his message across.

Shields wrote on X (formerly Twitter): “I love Khabib telling Trump to stop the genocide. Overall, I like Trump a lot more than Biden, but his unconditional support for Israel is a deal breaker for me. Almost all of his funding comes from ultra-Zionists, so he's unlikely to change direction, but still, it's good to hear it.”

Trump has never publicly commented on the war in Gaza. However, according to VOX, he has taken a tough stance against Palestinian supporters on US college campuses. Trump reportedly called it a “radical revolution.”