McGregor suspended from UFC on medical grounds

Conor McGregor (Getty Images)
Conor McGregor (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Conor McGregor has been suspended for a month on medical grounds after his UFC 229 defeat by Khabib Nurmagomedov.

McGregor was beaten in Las Vegas when he tapped out in the fourth round following Nurmagomedov administering a rear-naked choke.

According to the BBC website, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) sanctioned the bout and confirmed McGregor was suspended from fighting until November 6, with no contact until October 28.

Medical suspensions are routine in UFC and a total of 13 fighters on the Las Vegas card have been suspended from action under medical grounds.

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