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Conor McGregor gets 1-month medical suspension by UFC

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Conor McGregor reacts after losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Nurmagomedov won the fight by submission during the fourth round to retain the title. (AP Photo/John Locher)

UFC fighter Conor McGregor will serve a 1-month medical suspension following his defeat during a match against Khabib Nurmagomedov over the weekend at UFC 229, according to the Daily Mail.

McGregor lost the fight in the fourth round, but it was the brawl afterwards that will cost both fighters.

Nurmagomedov jumped over the cage and fought with some of McGregor's team after they apparently taunted him. McGregor then punched the Russian champion's cousin inside the octagon.

"These guys are in big trouble," UFC President Dana White said. "It is going to be ugly."

While McGregor received a 1-month medical suspension, Nurmagomedov coule be stripped of his title and face a lengthy suspension and hefty fines. His $2 million purse following UFC 229 has also been withheld.

"There's going to be fines," White said. "There's going to be God knows what. Can these guys get visas to get back in the country? We'll see how this plays out, but I've been doing this for 18 years, and this is the biggest night ever, and I couldn't be more disappointed."

McGregor's first public response to the drama came on Twitter early Sunday morning: "Good knock. Looking forward to the rematch."

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