Fighters sanc­tioned

The Northern Advocate - - Sport -

UFC: Fighters Khabib Nur­magome­dov and Conor McGre­gor are be­ing sus­pended by the Ne­vada Ath­letic Com­mis­sion for a brawl that erupted in­side and out­side the oc­tagon af­ter their light­weight ti­tle fight last week­end in Las Ve­gas, an of­fi­cial said. Let­ters were sent in­form­ing both mixed mar­tial arts fighters that they will be sus­pended for at least 10 days. Nur­magome­dov, who was praised for his ac­tions by Rus­sian Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin, re­sponded with an an­gry In­sta­gram post say­ing he was be­ing un­fairly pun­ished and could quit the or­gan­i­sa­tion.

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