In addition to the fine for participation in a mass fight, the Athletic Commission of Nevada disqualified the Russian fighter Habib Nurmagomedov for nine months, and Irishman Conor McGregor for six months.
January 29 American Athletic Commission of Nevada (NSAC) unanimously decided to fine the Russian fighter Habib Nurmagomedov and Irishman Conor McGregor for a fight at UFC 229 in Las Vegas in October 2018. About it reports ESPN.
Nurmagomedov was ordered to pay a fine of $500 thousand, and McGregor in $50K
The NSAC also approved the period of Ineligibility for the soldiers. Nurmagomedov was suspended for nine months, and the MacGregor for six months.
“Politics forever,” – said Nurmagomedov on Twitter that the decision of the Commission.
politics is forever – khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) 29 Jan 2019
On October 6 in Las Vegas Russian fighter defeated McGregor in the fourth round, and then in the cage and outside of it started a mass brawl. Nurmagomedov went beyond the octagon and started a fight with the coach of the Irish American fighter JIU-jitsu Dillon Denis. McGregor came into the fight with a fighter of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) and other Nurmagomedov by Zubair Tuhugov.
Nurmagomedov not handed the championship belt UFC win in the fight with McGregor due to the fact that he broke the rules, left the octagon before the official announcement of the result of the match. To leave the cage immediately after the fight against the rules of UFC. As a result, the winner was announced without soldiers, they were taken out of the cage decision.
At a press conference after the fight, Nurmagomedov apologized to the Athletic Commission of Nevada. Because of the incident he was suspended the payment of $2 million.