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Punishment Announced For Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor flexing his biceps.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Punishment has been announced for Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov following their post-fight brawl at UFC 229 in Las Vegas.

The two MMA stars have each been suspended and fined for their roles in the post-match brawl that broke out.

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been suspended for nine months and fined $500,000.

"Khabib Nurmagomedov suspended nine months and fined $500,000 by the NAC for his role in the UFC 229 post-fight melee. The suspension can be reduced to six months if he cooperates in the filming and distributing of an anti-bullying PSA. Suspension is retro to 10/6," Ariel Helwani tweeted.

McGregor's punishment is not as severe. "Conor McGregor has been suspended six months and fined $50k for his role in the post-UFC 229 melee. His suspension expires on April 6, 2019," Helwani added.

Khabib took to Twitter shortly following the announcement, taking a not-so-subtle shot at the decision makers.

"politics forever," he tweeted.

Full details of the punishments can be seen

Official: Khabib Nurmagomedov suspended nine months and fined $500,000 by the NAC for his role in the UFC 229 post-fight melee. The suspension can be reduced to six months if he cooperates in the filming and distributing of an anti-bullying PSA. Suspension is retro to 10/6.

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) January 29, 2019

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