The court fined McGregor for the attack on an elderly man in the pub

The court fined McGregor for the attack on an elderly man in the pub

The conflict between the former champion of UFC in two weight categories and a visitor beer in Dublin happened due to the fact that the latter refused to drink the offered fighter whiskey

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The district court of Dublin was fined the ex-champion of UFC in lightweight and Featherweight champion Conor McGregor at €1 thousand for assaulting a man in a bar. About it reports the Irish Mirror.

The incident occurred in April 2019, but became aware of it only in August. McGregor put at the front of the pub, The Marble Arch in Dublin, the whiskey glasses, offering all visitors to drink their own brand. One of the guests of the establishment from drinking refused. The athlete punched him in the head. Other visitors of the pub grabbed MacGregor and took him.

At the hearing on the ex-champion of UFC apologized to the judge Tris Kelly and 50-year-old Desmond Keogh, the victim in the April incident.

«I have done wrong and want to apologize to the court and before the victims. I assure you, the incident is not peculiar to me. It will never happen again,» said McGregor.

On payment of a fine athlete took a month.

Fighter’s lawyer, Michael Staines, said his client has paid Kio compensation. The amount of funds he did not elaborate.

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Member of the public chamber has applied to the Prosecutor’s office against McGregor

The last time McGregor stepped into the octagon in October 2018. At UFC 229 in Las Vegas he is in the championship battle lost to the Russian Habib Nurmagomedov.

Only in mixed martial arts McGregor spent 25 fights, won 21 (18 knockouts). In November 2016, he became the first fighter in UFC history, won two League titles in different weight categories.

In March 2019 McGregor said about retiring from MMA, but after nine days changed my decision.

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