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Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov Suspended For UFC 229 Brawl

January 29, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Conor McGregor Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 229

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov have both been suspended for their roles in the post-fight brawl at UFC 229. As MMAjunkie reports that NSAC suspended both fighthers for their participation in the brawl and issued fines.

McGregor has the lesser sentence, with a six-month fine and $50,000. With the suspension retroactive to the intial incident, he will be eligible to fight again on April 6th.

Nurmagomedov was suspended for nine months and fined $500,000 for his part in the brawl. He can get his suspension reduced up to three months if he does an anti-bullying PSA, with the reduction based on how long he waits to submit the video. The earliest he can be back in April 6th, for which he would need to submit the PSA within the next month.

Nurmagomedov’s cornermen Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov were each suspended one year for the brawl.