Report: Dillon Danis Has NSAC Hearing Scheduled For UFC 229 Post-Fight Brawl


UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would defeat former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor by fourth round submission in the main event of UFC 229. A victorious Nurmagomedov would then hop the Octagon wall to go after Dillon Danis and the rest of McGregor’s corner, inciting a huge post-fight brawl.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has already handed down penalties to four of the fighters involved in the brawl, as Nurmagomedov received a $500,000 fine and a nine month suspension, while McGregor received a $50,000 fine and a six month suspension, plus Zubaira Tukhugov and Abubakar Nurmagomedov each received a $25,000 fine and a one year suspension.

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Danis has yet to have his time in front of the NSAC and that all changes next week according to MMA Junkie because the fighter is scheduled for a hearing this Monday (2/25).

There is no word yet on what kind of potential punishment the fighter could face, but Danis did recently comment on the situation via Twitter:

Three promotions were affected by the punishments handed out by the NSAC for the post-fight brawl, as the UFC (McGregor, Tukhugov & K. Nurmagomedov), PFL (A. Nurmagomedov) and Bellator MMA (Danis) all had fighters involved in the post-fight ruckus.

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