Conor McGregor handed stiff penalties from NSAC for UFC 202 water bottle war
UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had his hearing with the Nevada State Atheletic Commission (NSAC) on Monday for the UFC 202 water bottle war against Nate Diaz and his team during the pre-fight press conference.
McGregor will have to open up his wallet for the incident after the NSAC ordered that McGregor pay a $150,000 fine, which is 5 percent of his $3 million disclosed pay and also was given 50 hours of community service. According to MMA Fighting, McGregor will have to participate in an “anti-bullying campaign for the commission.”
Conor McGregor has been fined 5% of his show purse ($150,000) and given 50 hours of community service for the UFC 202 presser incident.
— MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) October 10, 2016
The fine came after a unanimous vote from the commission for the incident that took place at the UFC 202 presser at Copperfield Theater inside the MGM Grand.
Nate Diaz will have his hearing at a later date for his involvement in the incident.