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Khabib Nurmagomedov Explains Why he Won’t be Doing a PSA For Nevada

Khabib Nurmagomedov could have his suspension reduced to six months if he does an anti-bullying campaign in Nevada, but it seems pretty clear that's not going to happen.

Khabib Nurmagomedov could have his suspension reduced to six months if he does an anti-bullying campaign in Nevada, but it seems pretty clear that’s not going to happen.

Recently the Nevada Commission hit Nurmagomedov with a nine-month suspension, and a huge, $500,000 fine, for starting a post-fight brawl at UFC 229 last October. The Commission also announced, however, that if the lightweight champ did an anti-bullying, public service announcement (PSA), his suspension could be reduced by three months.

Well, recently the galaxy class grappler spoke with Sportbox.ru, and he reportedly said this, while explaining why the PSA is a no go (quote via MMA Junkie):

“The state of Nevada is where drugs, prostitution and gambling are officially permitted,” Nurmagomedov said. “Let them work on themselves.”

Now, these specific reasons aside, it already didn’t look like Khabib was going to do the PSA. After his suspension was announced, as well as the year-long suspensions his teammates Zubaira Tukhugov and Abubakar Nurmagomedov got hit with, Khabib’s manager Ali Abdelaziz announced the champ is done with Nevada. 

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