Why Conor McGregor Supposedly Won’t Fight In Las Vegas, Nevada Ever Again


Conor McGregor is done with the state of Nevada.

The UFC superstar no longer is willing to fight in Nevada, which includes the de facto MMA capital of Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White revealed Wednesday during an appearance on “The Herd with Colin Cowherd.”

White said McGregor’s anti-Nevada stance stems from the $150,000 fine the Nevada State Athletic Commission levied against the UFC featherweight champion Monday for his role in the pre-UFC 202 press conference fracas.

McGregor fights are big business in Nevada, as four of the top five live gates in Nevada’s MMA history have featured him on the card, including two in 2016.

Time will tell whether he’ll reverse his decision. Knowing McGregor, he’ll likely find a way back, but not before he makes Nevada pay in money or reputation.

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