Following the fight, Nurmagomedov jumped over the cage and attacked one of McGregor's coaches (Dillon Danis) in the crowd. A member of Khabib's team (American Kickboxing Academy) jumped into the cage and attacked McGregor from behind as chaos ensued. Both fighters needed to be escorted to the dressing rooms by security. UFC President Dana White refused to put the title around Khabib's waist, and the crowd rained trash on top of Khabib as he walked to the back.
White said three members of Nurmagomedov's team were arrested in connection with the post-fight brawl, however, McGregor and his team did not press charges.
The Nevada Athletic Commission is investigating a brawl from the event at the T-Mobile Arena. Dana White says they are withholding Khabib Nurmagomedov's prize money, Initially, the checks of both fighters were withheld, but commission representatives released McGregor's after a preliminary view of video evidence.
#UFC #MMA #UFC229 #KhabibConor #Khabib #ConorMcGregor #Fighting #Lightweight