Claims He Blasted Octagon Attacker
… Throughout UFC 229 Melee
1/30/2019 6:21 AM PST
And, he claims 2 images inform the true story.
After the primary ring attacker (in a pink shirt) climbed into the Octagon and cracked Conor within the face a number of occasions from behind — one other man attacked McGregor from the entrance.
“He tried to make use of the massive safety guard that’s in all the flicks as cowl,” Conor stated … “however I might scent him a mile away and landed flush down the pipe.”
McGregor added, “It was not my intention to land the ultimate blow of the night time on my opponent’s blood relative. It’s simply the way it performed out.”
We received video of the post-fight assault … it is arduous to see if Conor lands as arduous of a shot as he claims.
This is one other angle the place you’ll be able to see Conor hearth the left.
As we beforehand reported, each Conor and Khabib have been simply hit with 6-month suspensions for the melee. Conor was fined $50okay. Khabib was fined $500okay.
Conor commented concerning the punishment — explaining, “I’m grateful for the Nevada athletic commissions honest evaluation and dealing with of the brawl incident.”
“I sit up for competing once more quickly. Thanks all.”