“These guys are in big trouble,” U.F.C. President Dana White said. “It is going to be ugly.”                                                               “There’s going to be fines,” White said. “There’s going to be God knows what. Can these guys get visas to get back in the country? We’ll see how this plays out, but I’ve been doing this for 18 years, and this is the biggest night ever, and I couldn’t be more disappointed.”

Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, said his organization intended to file a complaint following its investigation into the actions of Nurmagomedov and his team, who set off a post-fight melee at UFC 229 immediately after McGregor submitted to Nurmagomedov’s choke in the fourth round.