Conor McGregor Charged In Bar Attack, Court Date Set

Conor McGregor Charged In Bar Attack, Court Date Set

Former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor was involved in an incident at a pub on April 6 of this year after the fighter allegedly struck a bar patron for not sampling McGregor’s brand of whiskey.

While McGregor has never been arrested for the incident, a report from The Independent states that McGregor has been given a summons to appear in court on October 11 and the fighter has also been charged with assault. If McGregor is found guilty on the assault charge, it could mean a maximum of six months in prison and a fine of €1,500 (approximately $1646 USD).

McGregor, during an interview with Ariel Helwani of ESPN, said the following about the incident:

“In reality, it doesn’t matter what happened there. I was in the wrong. That man deserved to enjoy his time in the pub without having it end the way it did. Although, five months ago it was, I tried to make amends. And I made amends back then. That doesn’t even matter, I was in the wrong. I have to realize, that’s not the attitude or behavior of a leader or martial artist (or) of a champion. I must get my head screwed on and just get back in the cage – fight for redemption, retribution, respect, the things that made me the man I am. And that’s what I will do.”

There has been no comment from McGregor, one of his representatives or the UFC on the fighter’s upcoming day in court.

Posted by Kelley Tidwell

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