Former UFC champ and fame Conor McGregor is under an investigation for a sexual assault, as per the New York Times. The paper notes that an Irish woman in Ireland had accused him of sexual assault in December, which led to an arrest in January by the Irish Police. After being under custody and questioned before his release, the investigation on him is still going on. As pointed out by New York Times, till Tuesday he had not been charged by any crime.
Conor McGregor Retired From MMA This Tuesday!
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It was announced by Conor McGregor on Tuesday that he will be retiring from MMA now.
“I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition,” he wrote. “I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement. Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!”
What are the allegations?
The alleged victim also claimed that the Whole sexual assault incident happened at Beacon Hotel which is at the edge of Dublin. As stated by the Times, the Irish media had been on this incident since months, but due to the national laws, they weren’t allowed to name Conor McGregor as he was yet to be convicted of any sort of crime.
Ex-UFC fighter Conor McGregor has had a lot of run-ins with the law recently. The most recent of it all happened in March this year when he was arrested off Miami Beach for criminal mischief and robbery after he stole and broke a fan’s phone outside a night club.
UFC President Dana White On The Retirement
Conor McGregor had only fought in UFC once since he won the UFC Lightweight Championship in November 2016, which would make him a world champ in two weight classes. If we go by the released statement by UFC President Dana White, he wished McGregor all the luck for his future endeavours without stating anything on his legal trouble.
“He has the money to retire and his whiskey (Proper 12) is KILLIN it. It totally makes sense,” White wrote. “It i was him i would retire too. He’s retiring from fighting. Not from working. The Whiskey will keep him busy and I’m sure he has other things he’s working on. He has been so fun to watch!!! He has accomplished incredible things in this sport. I am so happy for him and i look forward to seeing him be as successful outside the octagon as he was in it.”
Many fans speculate that McGregor would move to professional wrestling now. Even WWE Superstar Finn Balor tweeted at McGregor, “”See you at [WrestleMania] brother.”