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Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

Conor McGregor Responds to NSAC Suspension, Says he Landed The “Final Blow” in Brawl

Conor McGregor (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

On Tuesday the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced that Conor McGregor has been suspended for six months, and fined $25,000 for his part in the ugly, post-fight brawl at UFC 229. Since then, the outspoken fighter took to Twitter to responded to the news.

The UFC’s former lightweight and featherweight champ tweeted out the comments below:

I am thankful for the Nevada athletic commissions fair assessment and handling of the brawl incident.
It was not my intention to land the final blow of the night on my opponent’s blood relative. It’s just how it played out.
I look forward to competing again soon.
Thank you all.

Straight left hand inside the attackers jab.
He attempted to use the big security guard that’s in all the movies as cover, but I could smell him a mile away and landed flush down the pipe.
The final blow of the night UFC 229 in association with McGregor Sports and Entertainment.

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:43 am
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