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Khabib Done Fighting In Nevada, Will Sit-Out Until Teammates' Suspension Over

Khabib Done Fighting In Nevada, Will Sit-Out Until Teammates' Suspension Over

Mcgregor meanwhile, slips through with six months of suspension and fined $50,000.

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's troubles may be over, but the Nevada Athletic Commission has handed down a punishment that will see him gone until at-least April.

The Russian fighter will have to pay a $500,000 fine as well.

Don't expect Khabib Nurmagomedov to take a fight in the state of Nevada again.

Team-mates of Nurmagomedov, Zubaira Tukhugov and Abubakar Nurmagomedov, were handed a one-year ban and $25,000 (£19,000) fine after jumping into the octagon to attack McGregor.

After months of provocations and insults during the pre-fight campaign, "Eagle" exploded, jumped over the cage, and got into a physical altercation with Dillon Danis, Conor's teammate.

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McGregor was suspended for 6-months and issued with a $50k fine for his part in the melee.

Nurmagomedov beat McGregor inside four rounds in Las Vegas in October before he leapt into the crowd and fought with one of his opponent's trainers.

Nurmagomedov tweeted "politics forever" at the time the ban was announced. The NAC has withheld half of Nurmagomedov's $2 million purse from the event.

McGregor was also involved in a confrontation after members of Nurmagomedov's team entered the cage.

On April 8, 2018, Khalib Nurmagomedov defeated his U.S. opponent Al Iaquinta in a five-round fight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight belt in NY. "I think it's bullsh-t". McGregor and fellow lightweight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone (35-9-1) verbally agreed to fight via Twitter after Cerrone's second-round TKO victory on the UFC's debut card on ESPN earlier this month.

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts following the post-fight incident.