Conor McGregor abode a request spate that will see the former UFC champion avoid jail time for attacks stemming from his actions at a press episode in April
This time, Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight.
The mixed martial art virtuoso pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will play five days of community service to resolve attacks stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City realm in which he was caught on camera lunging a hand truck at a bus full of fighters.
McGregor will also be evaluated for an anger management curriculum and are prohibited from linked with soldiers injured in the mayhem after a news conference for the UFC 223 occasion at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in April.
There are no restrictions on McGregor’s travel. If he bides out of tribulation for a year, his record will be wiped clean. If he contravenes the rules of his plea treat, he could be jailed for up to 15 daytimes. Lawyers said he’s already paid to fix the bus.
” I precisely 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, their own families, my devotees, thank you very much for the foundation .”
The 30 -year-old Irish brawler, who last-place month said he regretted his actions, then raced to a waiting SUV with his entourage, separated by bike-rack barricades from dozens of photographers and reporters and a self-professed superfan.
” You’re the champ Conor !” Robbie Fox screeched, an Irish pennant draped around his neck.” They won’t do anything to you Conor, you’re the champ !”
McGregor, garb in a tight, blue pinstripe dres, was had participated 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 temper management.
Prosecutors said here convict will enable McGregor to” reflect on his conduct and give back to society .” The attacks to which he and Cowley pleaded guilty are technically misdemeanours , not criminal offenses.
McGregor, once the UFC’s simultaneous 145 lb and 155 lb champion, hasn’t engaged since the fracas.