So, is the UFC going to punish Conor ?


Is the UFC going to punish Conor McGregor for his alleged role in a backstage melee at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., just prior to UFC 223?

Here we are nearly a month later, and there’s still no official word, which is bound to make people curious, since the initial reaction to the incident was outrage from UFC officials.

If the whole thing was truly as “despicable” and “disgusting” as UFC executives and commentators agreed that it was, where’s the UFC’s response?

That’s what was apparently on a TMZ cameraman’s mind when he caught up to UFC President Dana White this weekend, though White’s response was about as non-committal as it gets.

“We’ll see,” White said in response to a question about whether or not the UFC plans to take any punitive action against McGregor. “We’ll see what happens. … He’s got to be punished by the law first, but let’s see what happens in New York.”

First, let’s be clear about what that statement is not saying. It’s not saying, as the TMZ headline claims, that the UFC will punish McGregor once the legal side of things is settled.

Instead, this is White saying that he’ll “see what happens,” which in MMA promoter-speak that could mean just about anything.

Don’t think so? Check out later in the same video, when the man behind the camera decides to ….

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