Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s suspensions have been extended indefinitely following the brawl that broke out after their UFC fight earlier this month.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously ruled on Wednesday to uphold the fighters’ suspensions until the end of its investigation into the ugly scenes that broke out following McGregor’s defeat by Nurmagomdov in Las Vegas.
The Commission also voted to withhold half of Nurmagomedov’s $2 million purse until a hearing in December.
“I have felt half was a good enough amount of money, to release a million dollars,” the NSAC chairman, Anthony Marnell, said during the meeting. “That should cover all expenses, give the fighter some money.
“At the same time, it’s still a very substantial amount of money to be withheld until we can get to the case in December and get all of the testimony or potentially we get a settlement agreement. Read more