Conor McGregor Reacts To Suspension, Brags Of Landing "Final Blow" At UFC 229

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission announced the suspensions and fines for UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor yesterday afternoon, stemming from the post-fight brawl at UFC 229.

McGregor acquired a six-month suspension, retroactive to October 6, in addition to a $50,000 advantageous, whereas Khabib was issued a nine-month ban and a $500,000 advantageous. However, Khabib’s suspension may be diminished to 6 months if he participates in an anti-bullying PSA.

Conor McGregor Reacts To Suspension, Brags Of Landing "Final Blow" At UFC 229

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Conor took to social media within the early hours of Wednesday morning to voice his opinion of the NSAC’s ruling, which he described as a “truthful evaluation and dealing with of the brawl incident.” Naturally, he additionally took some jabs at Khabib’s camp and gave a fast play-by-play of “the ultimate blow of the night time on my opponent’s blood relative.”

McGregor’s first tweet on the matter reads: “I’m grateful for the Nevada athletic commissions truthful evaluation and dealing with of the brawl incident. It was not my intention to land the ultimate blow of the night time on my opponent’s blood relative. It’s simply the way it performed out. I stay up for competing once more quickly. Thank you all.”

His second tweet contained screenshots of “the ultimate blow,” together with the next: “Straight left hand contained in the attackers jab. He tried to make use of the massive safety guard that’s in all the films as cowl, however I may scent him a mile away and landed flush down the pipe. The ultimate blow of the night time UFC 229 in affiliation with McGregor Sports and Entertainment.”

McGregor can be eligible to return to the octagon as quickly as April 6, only a week earlier than the UFC 236 PPV on April 13. He and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone have been teasing a bout for weeks, however there aren’t any scarcity of opponents on the lookout for a giant payday towards the Irish famous person.