UFC stars Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be present at the Tuesday's meeting of the Nevada Athletic Commission after reaching a settlement for their involvement in the UFC 229 post-fight melee.
News of the settlement was first reported by the The Las Vegas Review Journal
The terms of the settlement agreements have not been disclosed yet, but rather from McGregor and Nurmagomedov, a five-member panel will vote on whether or not to agree to the terms. Nurmagomedov associates Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov have reached settlement agreements in lieu of appearing at the hearing.
Both McGregor and Nurmagomedov have been on temporary suspension from competition since the incident in question which took place on Oct. 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Following Nurmagomedov's fourth-round submission win over McGregor in the evening's main event, the UFC lightweight champion exited the cage and confronted McGregor's cornerman Dillon Danis. Meanwhile, McGregor became embroiled in a physical altercation with Abubakar Nurmagomedov, Tukhugov, and Esedulla Emiragaev inside the cage.
All the fighters involved are potentially facing suspensions and / or fines.
Jones will be looking to receive a license from the NAC so that he can defend his title against Anthony Smith in the main event of UFC 235, which is scheduled to take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on March 2.