McGregor charged for assault

The two-weight champion has also been charged with criminal mischief for his attack on a coach carrying numerous UFC fighters at the Barclays Centre in New York.

UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been charged by New York Police Department with three counts of assault following an incident at a media day on Thursday.
The two-weight champion has also been charged with criminal mischief for his attack on a coach carrying numerous UFC fighters at the Barclays Centre in New York.
McGregor, who was one of a number of people filmed allegedly vandalising the vehicle, turned himself into police custody after local police issued a warrant for his arrest.
BBC Sport reports that the 29-year-old will see a judge at 7am local time (12pm BST) to answer four separate charges.
“McGregor has been charged with three counts of assault and one of criminal mischief,” a NYPD spokesperson said.
Two fighters were injured in the incident, which saw a trolley thrown at the bus, and have been withdrawn from the undercard of Saturday’s event.
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