McGregor submitted to Nurmagomedov’s fourth-round rear-naked choke, however Khabib’s victory instantly was overshadowed as he left the cage within the route of the Irishman’s stablemate Dillon Danis, prompting a melee whereas the crushed fighter tussled with others within the Octagon.
The mayhem was condemned by UFC president Dana White, who recommended the Nevada State Athletic Fee might strip Nurmagomedov of his title because it continues to withhold his share of the purse.
In the meantime, McGregor took to Twitter within the aftermath to counsel he wished a rematch, earlier than once more referring to the incident in a publish Monday.
“We misplaced the match however gained the battle,” McGregor claimed. “The struggle goes on.”
We misplaced the match however gained the battle.
The struggle goes on. pic.twitter.com/CRtPaGfOnn
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 8, 2018