00:26 GMT +319 October 2019
Listen Live
    Khabib Nurmagomedov, left, punches Conor McGregor during a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.

    McGregor, Khabib Disqualified for 6 and 9 Months for Post-Fight Brawl

    © AP Photo / John Locher
    Get short URL
    0 37

    The fighters were temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after a melee that erupted at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on 6 October 2018.

    The commission decided at the hearing on Tuesday that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor would be suspended for 9 and 6 months respectively. In addition, Nurmagomedov has been fined $500,000, while his rival must pay $50,000.

    READ MORE: Conor McGregor 'Reveals' What He Told Khabib Nurmagomedov During Epic Vegas Bout

    Following his victory in the match against McGregor in October, Nurmagomedov jumped out of the octagon and attacked McGregor's coach, sparking a melee in which the Irish athlete also took part.


    'Rematch for What?' Khabib Shoots Down Talks About Showdown With McGregor
    'I'll Fight You': McGregor Accepts Cerrone's Call-Out After Brutal TKO Win
    'Watch Your Mouth': Russian MMA Icon Emelianenko Goes Hard on McGregor
    MMA fighter, MMA, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Las Vegas, United States
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik