Conor McGregor admitted a plea cope that will see the former UFC champion avoid jail time for fees stemming from his actions at a press happening in April
This time, Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight.
The mixed martial arts ace pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will perform five days of community service to resolve commissions stemming from a backstage scuffle 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 handling program and be prohibited from contact with boxers injured in the mayhem after a press conference for the UFC 223 occasion at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in April.
There are no restrictions on McGregor’s travel. If he abides out of hassle for a year, his preserve is likely to be wiped clean. If he violates the conditions for its his request slew, he could be jailed for up to 15 daylights. Prosecutors said he’s already paid to fix the bus.
” I simply 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 devotees, thank you for the subscribe .”
The 30 -year-old Irish brawler, who last-place month said he regretted his actions, then rushed to a waiting SUV with his suite, distinguished by bike-rack roadblocks from dozens of photographers and reporters and a self-professed superfan.
” You’re the champ Conor !” Robbie Fox screeched, an Irish flag draped around his neck.” They won’t do anything to you Conor, you’re the champ !”
McGregor, clothed in a tight, off-color pinstripe dres, was is participating in courtroom 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 exasperation management.
Prosecutors said here sentence will allow McGregor to” reflect on his conduct and give back to society .” The accusations to which he and Cowley pleaded guilty are technically breaches , not criminal offenses.
McGregor, formerly the UFC’s simultaneous 145 lb and 155 lb champ, hasn’t crusaded since the fracas.