Khabib Nurmagomedov Photo: said tsarnaev/ RIA Novosti
The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov on Twitter reacted to the decision of the Athletic Commission of Nevada to disqualify him for nine months. He was punished for attack on training partner Conor McGregor Dennis Dillon after a fight on the UFC 229.
“Politics forever,” wrote Nurmagomedov. Fighter in Instagram posted a picture while sleeping and commented on her: “Wake me up when this is all over.”
The Commission delivered its verdict on January 29. The Russian athlete also will pay a fine in the amount of 500 thousand dollars. McGregor was also punished: he received a six-month suspension and was fined 50 thousand.
A duel between a Russian and an Irishman held October 6 in Las Vegas. Nurmagomedov won early McGregor and defended the title of the champion of UFC in the lightweight division. Immediately after the battle, the Russian fighter jumped out of the octagon and attacked Dennis, provoking a mass brawl. It was also attended by McGregor.
Nurmagomedov has 27 wins in 27 fights under MMA rules. McGregor in his career, won 21 times and lost four times.
Video, photo All from Russia.