Conor McGregor was scheduled to fight at UFC 219 on December 30, however, the UFC has pulled him from the event due to his actions at Bellator 187 this past weekend.
Mike Mazzulli, president of the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports and the director of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation appeared on Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani and said the UFC told him that they are unhappy with Conor McGregor and that he was supposed to fight on December 30th, but now he will not be.
Mike Mazzulli confirms on #TheMMAHour with @arielhelwani that the UFC told him that they are unhappy with Conor McGregor and that he was supposed to fight on December 30th, but now he will not be. Mazzulli also confirmed he spoke to the NYSAC and NSAC about the incident.
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) November 13, 2017
McGregor was not licenced for the event, however, if he was an official cornerman for the bout, Mazzulli would have suspended McGregor indefinitely and have him come to a commission hearing to explain his actions.
Mazzulli says if McGregor was licensed by Mohegan Commission, he would suspend McGregor indefinitely and have him come to a commission hearing to explain his actions
— Jason Floyd (@Jason_Floyd) November 13, 2017
McGregor stormed the Bellator cage when his friend Charlie Ward earned a KO victory at the Bellator event when madness ensued. Check out the footage below.
— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) November 10, 2017
The UFC has not formally commented on the situation and there is no timeline for a McGregor return to the octagon.
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