Conor McGregor suspended two-months following Mayweather fight

Conor McGregor suspended two-months following Mayweather fight

Conor McGregor suspended, can return October 26

The Nevada Athletic Commission has suspended UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor for a period of two-months following his TKO loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr., on Saturday night.

McGregor (21-3 MMA, 0-1 boxing) was finished in the 10th round of a scheduled 10-round boxing contest against the now 50-0, Mayweather.

Medical suspensions are not uncommon in the sports of boxing and mixed martial arts.  The NAC implemented the 60-day suspension as precaution and with fighter safety in mind.

Full list of medical suspensions from the August 26 pay-per-view event include:

Conor McGregor
suspended until Oct. 26 with no contact until Oct. 11
Nathan Cleverly
suspended until Oct. 11 with no contact until Sept. 26
Thomas Dulorme
suspended until Sept. 26 with no contact until Sept. 17
Juan Heraldez
needs X-ray clearance on left hand, if positive then needs clearance by orthopedic doctor or suspended until Feb. 23; minimum suspension until Oct. 11 with no contact until Sept. 26
Jose Miguel Borrego
Must have X-ray on left knee within 10 days, if positive then needs clearance by orthopedic doctor or suspended until Feb. 23; minimum suspension until Sept. 26 with no contact until Sept. 17
Kevin Newman
suspended until Oct. 11 with no contact until Sept. 26