Conor McGregor admitted a plea bargain that will see the former UFC champion avoid jail time for charges stemming from his actions at a press happen in April
This time, Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight.
The mixed martial art hotshot pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will perform five days of community services to resolve bills stemming from a backstage scuffle at a New York City arena in which he was caught on camera lunging a hand truck at a bus full of fighters.
McGregor will too be evaluated for an anger administration planned and are prohibited from linked with soldiers injured in the mayhem after a press conference for the UFC 223 episode at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in April.
There are no restrictions on McGregor’s travel. If he stays out of trouble for a year, his record is likely to be wiped clean. If he contravenes the rules of his request slew, he could be jailed for up to 15 dates. Attorneys said he’s already paid to fix the bus.
” I merely want to say I’m thankful to the DA and the adjudicate for allowing me to move forward ,” McGregor said outside a Brooklyn courthouse.” I want to say to my friends, my family, my followers, thank you for the subsistence .”
The 30 -year-old Irish brawler, who last month said he regretted his actions, then hastened to a waiting SUV with his suite, separated by bike-rack obstructions from dozens of photographers and reporters and a self-professed superfan.
” You’re the champ Conor !” Robbie Fox shrieked, an Irish pennant draped around his cervix.” They won’t do anything to you Conor, you’re the champ !”
McGregor, garb in a close-fisted, off-color pinstripe dres, was joined in court by his 25 -year-old friend, fellow soldier, Irish citizen and co-defendant Cian Cowley, who was sentenced to three days of community service and feeling management.
Prosecutors said here convict will enable McGregor to” reflect on his conduct and give back to society .” The accuses 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 engaged since the fracas.