This Saturday, September 12, Conor McGregor was taken into custody in Corsica. The MMA star is tried on charges of attempted sexual assault.
Conor McGregor’s French vacation ended at the police station. According to information from France 3 Corsica, the MMA champion was taken into custody this Saturday, September 12. The 32-year-old Irishman is accused, according to the Bastia prosecutor’s office cited by The Parisian, attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition. “Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing facts likely to be qualified as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony Mac Gregor was the subject of a hearing by the services of gendarmerie (of Calvi), under the police custody regime “, we can read in an official press release. For the moment, no details have filtered out on the charges against Conor McGregor, who had been on vacation on the Isle of Beauty for several weeks, according to the local branch of France 3.
According to our colleagues, the star of MMA would have engaged in an exhibition session in a bar. True legend of this combat sport and of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the main organizer of fights, Conor McGregor has already been arrested several times. In 2018, the champion was indicted for assault in New York. During the presentation of a fight, he had injured a participant by throwing a metal cart on a minibus. After this incident, he introduced himself to a Brooklyn police station.. After one night at the police station, he was transferred to court. Indicted for three assaults and hooliganism, he was given a bond of $ 50,000, allowing him to travel without restrictions. A few weeks later, he was arrested again after an incident outside a nightclub.
Conor McGregor, young retiree
He was then accused of stealing the cell phone of a man who wanted to take a picture of it and of destroying the device by stepping on it before running away with it. The year before, he had been arrested for sexual assault in Ireland. The Irishman, nicknamed The Notorious, held the UFC featherweight title from 2015 to 2016 and lightweight from 2016 to 2018. But it was by participating in a boxing match against Floyd Mayweather that he gained international notoriety. Last June, he announced his retirement for the third time. “Hey guys, I have decided to retire from the fight. Thanks everyone for the amazing memories! What an adventure!”, had simply tweeted Conor McGregor. He had already announced to withdraw from the cages twice, before finding the octagons.
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