UFC boss: Nurmagomedov won't be stripped of title

Dillon Danis

Khabib Nurmagomedov's Father Not Happy with His Son's Actions At UFC 229

The UFC lightweight champion took to to Instagram on Tuesday to poke fun at UFC president Dana White over what repercussions White would have faced had he stripped Nurmagomedov of his belt after Saturday's post-fight brawl. According to White, several members of Nurmagomedov's team were arrested but McGregor has declined to press charges.

Nurmagomedov's fight purse has been withheld while the NSAC investigates.

"If Nevada puts a suspension on him everyone will put a suspension on him".

"Defending the value of one's country, family, and religion is a must for every fighter".

"He'll sit out, take some time off and that's it".

Khabib dominated from start to finish against McGregor and finished the fight with a rear naked choke after a long period of grappling that forced McGregor to tap.

"The pay-per-view numbers are starting to roll in, so I'm in a much better mood than I was on Saturday", White said to TMZ Sports.

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On the way out, her auto was attacked but with the help of the police she managed to escape from the spot, it added. After recording the statement, the police registered the offence late midnight, he said.

"They're talking about keeping his purse. I do not think that that should happen", White said.

"He had a hood on, trying to be low key, but he came up to me, he was respectful, he was like 'hey man, you're holding it down for the jiu jitsu community, you're doing your thing, I admire you, I appreciate it.' He was cool about the whole situation".

Making the former champ quit was not enough for Khabib, who stood over his fallen opponent and taunted him in defeat, which came after McGregor had spent nearly the entire build up constructing precise insults to fire at Khabib and his camp.

One camera angle has shown that members of the Russian's entourage leapt into the ring to try and get to McGregor, with Zubaira Tukhugov attacking the Irish fighter from behind.

While Khabib's father got a big heart for forgiving Irishman, but he hasn't forgiven his son for post-fight chaos. "I think what he did was out of line", he said.

The loss has had a significant effect on McGregor's pound for pound ranking, with the former two-weight world champion falling six places, from second to eighth, with his opponent Khabib jumping up to second from eighth with his victory.

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