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@khabib nur­magome­dov pol­i­tics for­ever

Re­ac­tion by UFC light­weight cham­pion Khabib Nur­magome­dov af­ter he was sus­pended for nine months and fined

$500,000 Tues­day by the Nevada State Ath­letic Com­mis­sion for his role in the UFC 229 brawl. Conor McGre­gor was sus­pended for six months and fined $50,000. The sus­pen­sions are retroac­tive to the Oct. 6 fight card; Nur­magome­dov also was fined

$500,000 and McGre­gor $50,000. Nur­magome­dov’s sus­pen­sion could be re­duced up to three months if he de­liv­ers to the com­mis­sion a PSA on anti-bul­ly­ing. He set off the wild UFC

229 scene by leap­ing out of the cage af­ter his fourth-round sub­mis­sion vic­tory in an at­tack on McGre­gor cor­ner­man Dil­lon Da­nis, set­ting off clashes in­side and out­side of the oc­tagon.

NUR­MAGOME­DOV BY JOHN LOCHER/AP

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