Conor McGregor abode a plea bargain that will see the former UFC champion avoid jail time for charges stemming from his actions at a press event in April
This time, Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight.
The mixed martial arts hotshot pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will play five days of community service to resolve accusations stemming from a backstage scuffle at a New York City arena in which he was caught on camera hurling a hand truck at a bus full of fighters.
McGregor will likewise be evaluated for an anger administration curriculum and be prohibited from linked with soldiers injured in the mayhem after a press conference for the UFC 223 contest at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in April.
There are no restrictions on McGregor’s travel. If he stands out of hassle for a year, his enter will be wiped clean. If he contravenes the terms of his request batch, he could be jailed for up to 15 days. Prosecutors said he’s already paid to fix the bus.
” I exactly want to say I’m appreciative to the DA and the adjudicator for allowing me to move forward ,” McGregor said outside a Brooklyn courthouse.” I want to say to my friends, my family, my devotees, thanks for the subscribe .”
The 30 -year-old Irish brawler, who last-place month said he regretted his actions, then raced to a waiting SUV with his suite, separated by bike-rack roadblocks from dozens of photographers and reporters and a self-professed superfan.
” You’re the champ Conor !” Robbie Fox wailed, an Irish flag draped around his cervix.” They won’t do anything to you Conor, you’re the champ !”
McGregor, invest in a close-fisted, blue-blooded pinstripe clothing, was is participating in court by his 25 -year-old friend, fellow fighter, Irish citizen and co-defendant Cian Cowley, who was sentenced to three days of community service and fury management.
Prosecutors said the convict will allow McGregor to” reflect on his conduct and give back to society .” The indicts to which he and Cowley pleaded guilty are technically contraventions , not criminal offenses.
McGregor, once the UFC’s simultaneous 145 lb and 155 lb endorse, hasn’t contended since the fracas.