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Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0) successfully defended his UFC lightweight championship against Conor McGregor (21-4) via fourth-round submission in the main event of UFC 229 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The Eagle after his submission win, jumped through the cage and launching himself into the crowd. His intended target was Dillon Danis.

Danis sprung back and started to wade into Nurmagomedov. He connected with a couple of blows and Khabib has forced back himself before being pulled from the scene.

Dana White expects $250,000 fine and 4-6 month suspension for Khabib - White

The Nevada State Athletic Commission was quick to take necessary action. The commission is withholding Nurmagomedov’s $2 million fight purse. However, Conor McGregor got paid his $3 Million after the commission reviewed footage of the incident, executive director Bob Bennett released McGregor’s money.

However, Dana White believes that Khabib will able to keep a sustainable amount of the purse even after the fine.

“They took his whole purse right now and they’re talking about keeping his purse – I do not think that that should happen,” White told TMZ Sports. “You should not be able to keep his whole purse.”

“I think they should take ($250,000) from him,” White said. “(He) absolutely keeps his title. And he’s going to get suspended, so maybe you give him a four to six months suspension.”

Khabib took the whole built up personal and also bought up Conor McGregor’s action in Brooklyn during the post-fight interview.

It’s different circumstances, you guys – this wasn’t at an event,” White said. “This was in the bowels of the Barclays Center, it was a completely different situation. (McGregor) was dealing with the state of New York and the police. In this thing, (Nurmagomedov) was part of something that was regulated by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

“He was at an event with more people that have ever been at an event for a UFC event in Vegas. There were tons of fans there. It’s a much different situation.”

“He shouldn’t have done it,” White said. “He’s the world champion. He’d just beat Conor in front of the entire world. Stand up, get that belt wrapped around you. You won. You won. The guy who’s yelling at you means nothing, that guy means nothing.”

White also said he is interested in making Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson next.

“I don’t know,” White said. “We have to see how this stuff plays out with Khabib and what’s next. Tony Ferguson looked amazing that night, that fight was incredible, so we’ll see what happens.”

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