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Khabib Nurmagomedov calls out the UFC and makes a big threat

Published: 12/Oct/2018 18:19 Updated: 12/Oct/2018 19:00

by Virginia Glaze

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Mixed martial artist Khabib Nurmagomedov called out the UFC in an Instagram post following his post-fight debacle with Conor McGregor at UFC 229.

In the post, Khabib questioned the UFC’s response to McGregor’s attack on his tour bus in April, where the fighter threw a trash can and a metal dolly at the vehicle along with a group of his teammates.

“Why didn’t you fire anyone when their team attacked the bus and injured a couple of people?” Khabib wrote. “…Why do you have to punish my team, when both teams fought? If you say that I started it, then I do not agree. I finished what he had started.”

Khabib then threatened to quit the organization if his teammate, mixed martial artist Zubaira Tukhugov, is fired. Tukhugov climbed over the octagon during the brawl that ensued after McGregor and Khabib’s fight, engaging in a brief altercation with McGregor that was caught on live television.

“In any case, punish me, [Zubaira] has nothing to do with that,” he continued. “…if you decide to fire him, you should know that you’ll lose me, too.”

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I would like to address @ufc Why didn't you fire anyone when their team attacked the bus and injured a couple of people? They could have killed someone there, why no one says anything about insulting my homeland, religion, nation, family? Why do you have to punish my team, when both teams fought. If you say that I started it, then I do not agree, I finished what he had started. In any case, punish me, @zubairatukhugov has nothing to do with that. If you think that I’ll keep silent then you are mistaken. You canceled Zubaira’s fight and you want to dismiss him just because he hit Conor. But don’t forget that it was Conor who had hit my another Brother FIRST, just check the video. if you decide to fire him, you should know that you’ll lose me too. We never give up on our brothers in Russia and I will go to the end for my Brother. If you still decide to fire him, don’t forget to send me my broken contract, otherwise I'll break it myself. And one more thing, you can keep my money that you are withholding. You are pretty busy with that, I hope it won’t get stuck in your throat. We have defended our honor and this is the most important thing. We intend to go to the end. #Brothers

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Khabib likewise challenged the organization to keep his pay from the event, citing upholding his honor as being more important than receiving a paycheck. “And one more thing, you can keep my money that you are withholding,” he stated. “You are pretty busy with that. I hope it won’t get stuck in your throat.”

Tukhugov’s upcoming fight with Artem Lobov has since been canceled, and both McGregor and Khabib are facing an ongoing suspension due to the crowd-wide fight that erupted after their match on October 6.

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PewDiePie finally responds to YouTube “shadowban” glitch

Published: 26/Oct/2020 20:32

by Brent Koepp

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On October 26, Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg responded to a glitch that omitted his YouTube channel from searches a few days before. The bug sparked widespread speculation that he had been “shadowbanned” by Google.

The YouTube community was rocked on October 19 when rumors began to spread that the platform’s largest content creator, PewDiePie, had been shadowbanned. However, it was quickly clarified to be a bug and his account was fixed.

The Swede addressed the drama in his first video back since the glitch. While the star believed that people were too quick to jump to conclusions about him being banned, he did have questions for Google as to why his channel was the only one affected.

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The YouTuber reacted to fans joking about the “shadowban” glitch.

PewDiePie responds to YouTube after “shadowban” glitch

Fans of the personality became concerned on October 19 when his channel disappeared from searches on YouTube. His latest video tanked in views as no one could see it without a direct link. Google then released a statement and said it was an error before fixing his channel hours later.

Responding to the incident, Pewds revealed that he didn’t think he was shadowbanned as his account had been having issues for days. “People started noticing my video wasn’t getting any views. And it just went everywhere. There was a bunch of news for it!” he said, before he joked, “Shadow ban! They creep from the shadows and they ban you!”

Despite not being overly concerned, Kjellberg did find it peculiar that it mainly impacted his channel and nobody else’s. “I didn’t think they shadowbanned me, I just assumed it was a glitch. But it begs the question, how does that happen? How did it happen? It didn’t happen to anyone else. I asked around.”

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The popular entertainer later joked about YouTube trying to explain the glitch, after reacting to a fan submission on Reddit. “We shadowbanned our biggest creator! Yeah, yeah it was weird. It was weird, what in the world,” he said.

To add salt to the wound, Pewds celebrated his birthday on October 24, but instead of well wishes from fans, his subreddit was flooded with users concerned that he had been shadowbanned by Google. It should also be stated there is no confirmation that the company even does bans in this manner.

At the time of writing, the star’s account is back to normal, and his uploads are getting millions of views again. If nothing else, the incident shows just how many people love the 31-year-old entertainer. Viewers were quick to rally together for the content creator – further proof that Kjellberg is the king of the platform.