On the ex-champion of UFC in two weight categories Conor McGregor (21-4), who was arrested for assaulting a fan who sued, the AP reports.
The victim – 22-year-old Ahmed Abdirizak – accuses McGregor of beating and causing moral harm. He demands compensation in the amount of $15 thousand.
Attorney McGregor has already stated that this lawsuit is a simple attempt to make money.
Conor McGregor (21-4), who were arrested yesterday, was released on bail.
As reported by MMAFighting, McGregor was released from the police Department of the city of Miami beach for the sum of $12.5 thousand
WATCH: Footage from moments ago as MMA star #ConorMcGregor leaves jail in Miami-Dade County. He was arrested earlier today after allegedly smashing a man’s phone and taking it. Read the latest here: https://t.co/EdMPjTYBMp pic.twitter.com/hDASDqwV3C
— CBS4 Miami (@CBSMiami) March 12, 2019
Recall, Conor, at the exit of a night club in Miami broke the phone of a fan who wanted to be photographed with him. McGregor broke the phone of a fan and took it with him. All this was recorded by a surveillance camera.
Police arrested the soldier at his hotel on the other side of town were charged with assault, disorderly conduct and third-degree armed robbery, second degree.
It is reported that the victim estimated the cost of damages in the amount of $ 1,000 (the cost of the smartphone).
UPDATED: MMA fighter Conor McGregor charged with strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief (both felonies) for allegedly smashing a fan’s phone outside the Fountainbleau hotel https://t.co/QYIOKOEWsW pic.twitter.com/WQO0LVsD5c
— David Ovalle (@DavidOvalle305) March 11, 2019
Recall that Conor McGregor has announced his return in 2019.
“I launch missiles in the 19th. Fasten your seat belts,” wrote McGregor in Instagram.
In his last fight at UFC 229 McGregor lost to Russian Habib Nurmagomedov.
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor
As reported by the portal Znayu, Conor McGregor demands a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.