After being banned from fighting for six months, McGregor has now been arrested and charged with strong-armed robbery!
Conor McGregor is among the biggest and the most popular names when it comes to the UFC. He is one of their most recognizable names and a beloved fighter. Of late, however, McGregor has been in quite a few controversies.
McGregor was arrested and charged in Miami. He was also charged with criminal mischief.
What did Conor McGregor do?
Conor McGregor was arrested after he destroyed a 22-year-old man’s smartphone when he tried to click his pictures at 5AM in the morning. He then stomped the phone, picked it up and walked away with it. A police complaint was filed against the Irishman, who was arrested from his local address later in the day. McGregor was let off on a $12,500 Bail.
A part of another major controversy, Conor McGregor had a brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team after his UFC 229 match which he lost. Both men were charged $50,000 each – and McGregor also faced a six-month ban following the brawl.
Conor McGregor posts Image on Instagram after Incident
After this incident in Miami, the Irishman posted an image on Instagram, saying that he is working on his patience. He also added that he loves his fan. This was the first post that McGregor made since his arrest and is clearly addressing the controversy in the post.
McGregor is eligible for a return to the UFC from the 6th of April.