UFC warring parties Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are being suspended via the Nevada Athletic Fee for a brawl that erupted outside and inside the octagon after their light-weight identify battle ultimate weekend in Las Vegas, an authentic mentioned.
Letters have been despatched on Wednesday [local time] informing each combined martial arts warring parties that they’re going to be suspended for a minimum of 10 days from October 15, fee government Bob Bennett mentioned on Thursday.
A fee investigation is pending and the panel can prolong the transient suspension when it meets on October 24, Bennett mentioned.
Nurmagomedov and McGregor may additionally enchantment Bennett’s government motion at the moment.
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Nurmagomedov, who was once praised via Russian President Vladimir Putin throughout a gathering on Wednesday in Moscow, replied with an offended Instagram put up pronouncing he was once being unfairly punished.
The fighter complained that self-discipline did not observe an incident ultimate April in Brooklyn, New York, when McGregor shattered home windows of Nurmagomedov’s bus with a hand truck after Nurmagomedov faced certainly one of McGregor’s teammates days previous.
“They might have killed any individual there, why nobody says anything else about insulting my native land, faith, country, circle of relatives?” Nurmagomedov posted.
“We’ve got defended our honour and that is crucial factor. We intend to visit the tip.”
McGregor’s supervisor, Audie Attar, mentioned he was once assured the investigation will transparent McGregor.
“It’s going to be transparent who and the place the blame lies,” Attar mentioned in a commentary.
“We’re targeted at the long run.”
Nurmagomedov’s supervisor, Ali Abdelaziz, was once contacted for remark.
Preventing erupted out of doors the octagon after the battle on Sunday [AEST], after McGregor tapped out throughout a chokehold via Nurmagomedov within the fourth spherical of UFC 229.
The Russian champion from Dagestan, who prolonged his UFC file to 27 wins with out defeat with the victory, then stepped clear of McGregor, climbed over the cage and scuffled with a fighter within the Irishman’s nook.
Individuals of Nurmagomedov’s entourage climbed into the octagon and attacked McGregor, with McGregor additionally making an attempt to climb out of the cage throughout the brawl.
Nurmagomedov’s $US2 million [$2.81 million] for the battle has been withheld via the fee pending the end result of the investigation, Bennett mentioned. McGregor gained his $US3 million [$4.21 million] handbag.
“You’ll be able to stay my cash that you’re withholding,” Nurmagomedov posted. “I’m hoping it would possibly not get caught for your throat.”
UFC boss Dana White mentioned 3 individuals of Nurmagomedov’s camp have been detained via police however launched as a result of McGregor refused to press felony fees.
White mentioned the UFC may strip the light-weight identify from Nurmagomedov.
The defeat was once McGregor’s fourth in 25 UFC contests.