McGregor had been pulled back into the Octagon after trying to follow his victorious opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov into a fight in the crowd.
While UFC president Dana White was left disappointed with the post-fight melee, Khabib has apologised to the Nevada State Athletic Commission for his behaviour.
Five other fighters on the card earned $100,000 or more in disclosed salaries.
"He talked about my religion, he talked about my country, he talked about my father".
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Although Nurmagomedov enters the event as champion, McGregor had the belt prior to him and never was dethroned inside the octagon. I have to go make weight. "I'm going to settle this the noble way for myself and see what happens after that".
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Conor McGregor had infuriated Tukhugov before the fight, branding the Chechnya-born fighter a "traitor" for being team-mates with Dagestan-native Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov said after apologising to the Nevada commission during a brief post-fight statement to reporters, his title belt displayed on the dais before him. "The biggest night of the year, and I'm disgusted".
"Last night was an unfortunate turn of events during one of the biggest and important fights in UFC history".
Conor McGregor's Jiu-Jitsu coach and teammate Dillon Danis has challenged former UFC Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos to a fight after the Brazilian criticised Danis for hiding behind McGregor.
And whatever punishment Nurmagomedov faces, his drawing power will be increased exponentially when he returns to MMA.
UFC 229 shattered the promotion's previous gate record with $US17.2 million in ticket sales at T-Mobile Arena, and White expects the pay-per-view sales to break the promotion's record as well.