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LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 06: (R-L) Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia reacts after submitting Conor McGregor of Ireland in their UFC lightweight championship bout during the UFC 229 event inside T-Mobile Arena on October 6, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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The Nevada Athletic Commission is withholding the guaranteed money due to Khabib Nurmagomedov for his participation in UFC 229 pending a full investigation into the post-fight melee that overshadowed his fourth-round TKO of Conor McGregor on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena. 

According to MMAFighting.com’s Marc RaimondiNurmagomedov is due $ 2 million according to the purse agreement, plus an undisclosed cut of the pay-per-view revenue. 

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. 

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