Conor McGregor abode a plea cope that will see the former UFC champion avoid jail time for bills stemming from his actions at a press phenomenon in April
This time, Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight.
The mixed martial art idol pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will play five days of community service to resolve commissions stemming from a backstage melee 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 also be evaluated for an anger management program and are prohibited from linked with fighters 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 remains out of fus for a year, his record will be wiped clean. If he flouts the terms of his request batch, he could be to imprisonment for up to 15 eras. Lawyers said he’s already paid to fix the bus.
” I precisely want to say I’m thankful to the DA and the reviewer for allowing me to move forward ,” McGregor said outside a Brooklyn courthouse.” I want to say to my friends, their own families, my followers, thank you for the substantiate .”
The 30 -year-old Irish brawler, who last month said he regretted his actions, then hastened to a waiting SUV with his entourage, separated by bike-rack obstructions from dozens of photographers and reporters and a self-professed superfan.
” You’re the champ Conor !” Robbie Fox wailed, an Irish pennant draped around his neck.” They won’t do anything to you Conor, you’re the champ !”
McGregor, clad in a tight, blue-blooded pinstripe dres, was joined in tribunal 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 anger management.
Prosecutors said here sentence will enable McGregor to” reflect on his conduct and give back to society .” The indictments to which he and Cowley pleaded guilty are technically misdemeanours , not criminal offenses.
McGregor, once the UFC’s simultaneous 145 lb and 155 lb champ, hasn’t opposed since the fracas.