Complaints to be filed against McGregor and Nurmagomedov after UFC 229 fiasco

  • UFC 229 ended with brawls breaking out across arena
  • Nevada State Athletic Commission files complaints against fighters
  • Rematch would be likely to generate huge revenues

The UFC president, Dana White, has not ruled out a rematch between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov despite their fight at the weekend ending in ugly scenes. However, any potential meeting could be in jeopardy after the Nevada State Athletic Commission said it will file formal complaints against both fighters.

Nurmagomedov beat McGregor inside four rounds in Las Vegas before he leapt into the crowd and fought with one of his opponent’s trainers. Meanwhile, men thought to be members of the Russian’s team entered the octagon and attacked McGregor. Nurmagomedov apologised for his actions but said he had been provoked during the build-up to the fight, when McGregor had mocked his religion, father and country.

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