Dana White Talks Possible Fines and Suspensions, Says Both Checks on Hold

Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back outside of the cage after his win over Conor McGregor

The 30-year-old fighter dismantled McGregor in the card's main event, ultimately winning by submission in the fourth round.

Conor McGregor during UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, on October 6, 2018.

The mixed martial arts instructor did admit he found it hard to hard understand why members of Khabib's team attacked Crumlin man McGregor in the Octagon, saying: "Actually, in the cage, where your man went in and hit him [Conor] from behind, I can't understand that".

Dos Anjos, watching like everyone else, posted on social media "This guy Dillan Dennis he is nobody, he just (expletive) Conor's balls and hide behind him, that's his job". I don't know when things started turning into some kind of s-t show?! "He talked about my religion, he talked about my country, he talked about my father", he said in the post-fight conference, without answering any questions before leaving. "This is a respectful sport".

"Nobody saw Khabib diving over there".

Russian 155lb king Nurmagomedov's dominant victory cemented his place at the top of the UFC lightweight tree - brutally silencing talk of a potential dethroning by the returning McGregor.

"Last night was an unfortunate turn of events during one of the biggest and important fights in UFC history". However, White said neither fighter was blameless, and described McGregor as a "superstar".

Nick Diaz had an opinion on the fight and advice on how to defeat Nurmagomedov. After the fracas, two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier helped calm his friend and stablemate. Even if you were the biggest Conor fan ever, you would at least have to respect him. This is not my best side. A number of melees, both at cageside and in the octagon ensued, broke out in wild and chaotic scenes. The discussion understandably surrounds his behavior after the fight - in addition to the actions of three members of his camp, which UFC president Dana White told reporters were arrested and then released after McGregor declined to press charges.

That apparently didn't happen, although White was pleased with the outcome.

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