Conor McGregor Charged With Assault After NY Attack

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Update: 9.15am, Friday, March 6th 2018

The UFC lightweight champion has been charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief following an incident at a media event in New York.

McGregor is due to appear in court later today after he presented himself to police in a Brooklyn station at 2.30am Irish time, before being taken into custody.


Cian Cowley, another MMA fighter has also been charged alongside McGregor in relation to the same incident. Cowley is facing one count of assault and one count of criminal mischief.

He will also appear in court later today.

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Original story, first published 7.10am, Friday, March 6th 2018

The NYPD has confirmed Conor McGregor is being held in a New York police station.

Officers say charges are to be reviewed by the District Attorney after an alleged attack on a UFC bus yesterday.

A video has emerged claiming to show the Irish MMA fighter throwing a trolley shattering the vehicle window and causing injuries.

Fighter Michael Chiesa was hospitalised with cuts to his face. The Notorious presented himself to police at around 2.30am Irish time.

UFC President Dana White was interviewed by TMZ about the incident last night:

“Obviously I’m very disappointed – very upset…yeah he’s going to jail – people are going to sue him  – he going to get a bunch of civil lawsuits…yeah he’s in a lot of trouble.”