Conor McGregor given six-month medical suspension after UFC 202 win
Conor McGregor has been given a six-month medical suspension following his win over Nate Diaz at UFC 202, according to documents obtained by MMA Junkie.
The suspension, levied by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, is typical for athletes hurt in MMA or boxing matches. While McGregor told MMA Junkie he only hurt his shin during the bout with Diaz, he was given a suspension that could last up to six months due to concerns over his left foot and ankle.
McGregor will not be allowed to train with contact until Oct. 5, and his suspension will be re-evaluated on Oct. 20. His suspension can be waived under clearance from an orthopedic doctor.
Diaz was suspended 30 days.
McGregor is now 1–1 against Diaz after his UFC 202 win, but UFC president Dana White said Monday there will not be a third bout.