McGregor tweeted the morning after losing the Nurmagomedov.
McGregor, who was the last person to officially hold the UFC 155-pound championship, will mark his return to the Octagon for the first time in two years since his championship winning bout over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205.
White added that McGregor had opted against pressing charges against the individuals who attacked him in the octagon.
Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
UFC boss Dana White later told Fox Sports that three members of Nurmagomedov's team were arrested.
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During the regular season, the 2016 Cy Young victor was 17-7 with a 4.28 ERA (102 ERA+) and 190 strikeouts in 191 1/3 innings. The 2015 All-Star also doubled home a run in the eighth and finished with five RBIs. "We felt the matchup was good for him".
McGregor's US$3m purse was not withheld after commission officials examined video footage and determined his side had done nothing wrong.
Will we see a rematch between the two fighters is anyone's guess, but giving the open hatred shown between the two fighters and fight UFC fan's undoubtedly wanting to see if McGregor can make a comeback. "What about this...?" Nurmagomedov asked during the press conference.
However, with 3 members from Khabib's camp under arrest for assault, the Nevada fighting commission investigating the post-match shenanigans to see whether Khabib is fined or worse denied his title all remain to be seen. "I know this is not my best side". I'm a human being, but I don't understand how people can talk about jumping on the cage when he talks about my religion, he talks about my country, he talks about my father and he comes to Brooklyn and he broke the bus and nearly killed a couple of people.
When ring announcer Bruce Buffer announced the result of the main event, both fighters had already been escorted out of the Octagon.
"If I put this belt on you, people will lose their shit and start throwing stuff in The Octagon". I always say you should aim for peace, but if you can't aim for peace, aim between the eyes.