Nurmagomedov fights McGregor during UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena.
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Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be stripped of his UFC lightweight title despite his role in a post-match brawl Saturday, UFC president Dana White said in a website posting late Tuesday.While UFC president Dana White did not present Nurmagomedov the title belt, fearing arousing the crowd's ire, he told TMZ in video posted on the UFC website that the Russian would not be stripped of the title and any punishment for the melee after UFC 229 would likely come from the NAC not the UFC.White said the NAC has not given Nurmagomedov his prize money pending an investigation of the situation and could impose a fine for his actions.White said he thought the NAC should take a $250,000 fine.White wasn't sure what the future held for Nurmagomedov as far as opponents.
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