Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be tentatively suspended for no less than 10 days on Monday for his or her section in a brawl that passed off outside and inside the Octagon of their Saturday combat, Nevada Athletic Commission government director Bob Bennett introduced Thursday.
The resolution comes 5 days after UFC 229 in Las Vegas when Nurmagomedov defeated McGregor by way of fourth-spherical submission after which went into the gang in an strive to combat participants of McGregor’s workforce. McGregor additionally left the cage and threw a punch at an individual affiliated with Nurmagomedov.
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A listening to is slated for Oct. 24. The fee will vote at the moment whether or not the 2 will have to be indefinitely suspended pending result of the investigation.
According to Bennett, Nurmagomedov’s $2 million payday for the combat is being withheld via the fee, pending the final touch of the investigation. McGregor gained his $three million.
“You can keep my money that you are withholding,” Nurmagomedov posted on his Instagram account.
“.. I hope it won’t get stuck in your throat.”
Nurmagomedov (27-Zero) may just be at risk of dropping his light-weight name after beating McGregor (21-Four). UFC president Dana White has indicated the entity would possibly strip Nurmagomedov of the belt.
Meanwhile, Nurmagomedov’s teammate, Zubaira Tukhugov, reportedly has had his subsequent combat canceled following his position within the brawl that ensued after the Nurmagomedov-McGregor combat.
That didn’t take a seat smartly with Nurmagomedov.
“I would like to address @ufc,” Nurmagomedov mentioned on Instagram. “Why didn’t you hearth somebody when their workforce attacked the bus (at UFC 223’s media day) and injured a pair other folks? They may have killed any person there, why nobody says anything else about insulting my native land, faith, country, circle of relatives?
“Why do you could have to punish my workforce, when each groups fought. If you are saying that I began it, then I don’t agree, I stopped what he had began. In any case, punish me, (Tukhugov) has not anything to do with that.
“If you assume that I’ll stay silent then you’re improper. You canceled Zubaira’s combat and you need to push aside him simply because he hit Conor. But don’t put out of your mind that it used to be Conor who had hit my any other Brother FIRST, simply take a look at the video.
“If you make a decision to hearth him, you will have to know that you simply’ll lose me too. We by no means surrender on our brothers in Russia and I can pass to the top for my Brother. If you continue to make a decision to hearth him, don’t put out of your mind to ship me my damaged contract, another way I’ll smash it myself.”
Tukhugov (18-Four), a featherweight, used to be set to combat McGregor teammate Artem Lobov later this month. Tukhugov and McGregor had a short lived change within the ring all over the fracas that ensued after UFC 229.