Conor McGregor will not get Khabib money after big decision following UFC 229 brawl

CONOR MCGREGOR will not get his money for fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov until the Nevada State Athletic Commission have reviewed footage of the post-fight brawl, it has been claimed.


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Conor McGregor may miss out on his Khabib money following the UFC 229 brawl (Image: GETTY)

McGregor lost to Khabib in Las Vegas on Saturday night in one of the biggest fights in UFC history.

However, the fight has already has been forgotten amid the fallout from the controversial scenes that followed.

Conor McGregor was punched by a member of Khabib’s coaching team but footage appears to show him lashing out first.

The Russian fighter jumped out of the Octagon himself to attack McGregor’s coaching team but, unlike his rival, he has apologized.

And the Sun say McGregor is currently under investigation.

The NSAC have the right to hold on to all of McGregor’s kitty from the fight and, until their investigation is concluded, he won’t get a penny.

Should the 30-year-old be found guilty of wrongdoing, two things could happen.

McGregor would likely be slapped with a massive fine.

And the Irishman may also be handed a suspension.

McGregor went into the fight his usual confident self but his words aimed at Khabib have stirred controversy.

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Conor McGregor was beaten by Khabib at UFC 229 (Image: GETTY)

He subjected the Russian to many personal attacks and, consequently, has been accused of Islamaphobia.

Khabib believes he himself was wrong for the brawl.

But he insists his actions stemmed from the provocation his rival subjected him to.

He said: “I want to say sorry to the Nevada Athletic commission, sorry to Vegas, I know this is not my best side.

“I don’t understand how people can talk about how I jumped on the cage, worry about how he talked about my religion, talked about my country, talked about my father.

“He come to Brooklyn and he broke the bus and almost killed a couple of people; worry about this.

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