After almost four months, the Nevada Athletic Commission issued the penalty for Khabib Nurmagomedov i Conor McGregorThose who last October starred in a scandal immediately after the end of the fight that consecrated Russian as a UFC champion.
The current holder of the belt It was suspended for nine monthsAlthough its punishment could be reduced if you perform community service, while the irish, for six. Nevertheless, the sanctions run from the fight, reason why in fact already they fulfilled with 4 months of their sentences.
The audience was initially scheduled for December, but it was eventually delayed until Tuesday, when both had to feel their punishment.
Besides, McGregor You will have to pay more than USD 65 Thousands fine, while KhabibWhoever jumped from the cage to take pounds with an Irish partner, will have to pay USD 650 thousand.
On the other hand, the two subjects who invaded the octagon to attack the Irish, identified as Abubakar Nurmagomedov i Zubaira TukhugovThey were suspended for one year and a fine of USD 32,800.
In this way, McGregor You will be ready to return to action in April, while Khabib He will have to wait until June to fight against Tony Ferguson, his most likely rival.
The scandal of Las Vegas
The 30-year-old Russian fighter had been the clear winner of the fight after overtaking the Irish in all assaults. In the fourth it was possible to finish the event by submission, but the judge had to intervene because he kept raising his opponent even though everything was over.
Immediately, he began discussing with Dillon Danis, a collaborator of McGregor, who was out of the octagon. Although they tried to stop him, he jumped and threw himself into the rostrum to start a real pitched battle that forced the police intervention and continued inside the cage with punching between different players of the sporting day.
At that point it was the scandal that two people, Abubakar Nurmagomedov i Zubaira TukhugovThey jumped behind Conor and hit him several times until they were removed from the site.
The closing of the evening was even more scandalous: McGregor It went without listening to the formal decision and a Khabib They had to remove them in the middle of a large operational security. This did not work: Irish fanatics threw all sorts of objects. Finally, the announcer gave the verdict without any of the fighters on the octagon.