McGregor, 29, was captured on video leaping over the Bellator cage, after Ward (9-3) successfully defeated John Redmond on the Bellator prelims. And that's when things escalated.
Goddard and McGregor had to be held apart by the fighters and members of the backroom team, we know this is what he's all about but these ugly scenes could have surely been avoided. "Act professional", Goddard could be heard telling McGregor. He eventually got to Goddard and continued to point his finger at him and Goddard slightly pushed him again.
Goddard, who reportedly has a history with McGregor, apparently angered McGregor with his attempts to clear up the ring.
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McGregor then returned to the cage, where he played up to the crowd before slapping an official.
The UFC have yet to comment on the incident but in all likelihood McGregor will face some kind of penalty for his actions, which in turn could lead to a potential delay to his return to the octagon.
And "The Notorious" also appeared to slap an official as he tried to enter the cage a second time. The UFC is now in negotiations regarding McGregor's potential return to the UFC in December, according to recent comments by president Dana White.