McGregor, Khabib disqualified for 6 and 9 months for post-fight brawl
The fighters were temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after a melee that erupted at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on 6 October 2018, Trend reports citing Sputnik.
The commission decided at the hearing on Tuesday that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor would be suspended for 9 and 6 months respectively. In addition, Nurmagomedov has been fined $500,000, while his rival must pay $50,000.
Following his victory in the match against McGregor in October, Nurmagomedov jumped out of the octagon and attacked McGregor's coach, sparking a melee in which the Irish athlete also took part.