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IrelandUFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub

12:01  17 august  2019
12:01  17 august  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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The fighter faces a minor assault charge after the Director of Public Prosecutions ruled there was A Garda spokesman said:"We are investigating an incident at a pub in Drimnagh, Dublin, on April 6 Meanwhile McGregor recently splashed out over £1.8m on a plush mansion which used to belong to

The fighter faces a minor assault charge after the Director of Public Prosecutions ruled there was A Garda spokesman said:"We are investigating an incident at a pub in Drimnagh, Dublin, on April 6 Meanwhile McGregor recently splashed out over £1.8m on a plush mansion which used to belong to

UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub © Catalyst Images LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 05: Conor McGregor of Ireland poses on the scale during the UFC 229 weigh-in inside T-Mobile Arena on October 5, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Conor McGregor is expected to face charges in relation to an alleged assault in a south Dublin pub.

Video footage of the incident, which happened in the Marble Arch Pub in Drimnagh on April 6, appears to show McGregor throwing a punch at an older man at the bar counter.

In May, the Irish Independent revealed the mixed martial arts fighter, who is a former UFC world champion, was quizzed by detectives about the alleged assault, but was not formally arrested.

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Conor McGregor To Be Charged Over Allegedly Punching Man In Pub . CCTV footage emerged yesterday, August 15, of the fighter ’s apparent brawl with a man at the Marble Arch pub in Drimnagh, South Dublin, which McGregor reportedly faces a minor assault charge over the incident, as the

McGregor has not been charged over the allegations but sources told the Times he is still under investigation by Irish police. The alleged assault is said to have taken place at the Beacon Hotel, where On Tuesday morning McGregor , the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion

A file was sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions, and it has now emerged that the 31-year-old is expected to face charges in relation to the alleged assault. He has not yet been formally charged over the incident, but is expected to in the coming weeks.

UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub © Catalyst Images NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Conor McGregor speaks to the media during the UFC 229 Press Conference at Radio City Music Hall on September 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

CCTV footage of the incident shows the man who was allegedly struck does not move from his seat, but turns to face McGregor as he is being brought away from the scene.

Staff can be seen reacting with shock, with one woman behind the bar putting her hands up to her mouth.

McGregor, who is wearing a light brown sweater and glasses in the footage, then disappears out of camera shot.

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The fighter faces a minor assault charge after the Director of Public Prosecutions ruled there was Mcgregor to be charged . The Irish Sun understands that McGregor was in the pub for less ten minutes. A Garda spokesman said:"We are investigating an incident at a pub in Drimnagh, Dublin

McGregor ’s fighting nemesis Nurmagomedov - who beat The Notorious at UFC 229 in October - says the alleged attack is McGREGOR TO BE CHARGED . McGregor entered the pub , greeted punters before ordering a bottle of his Conor McGregor to be charged over alleged assault of man in pub .

In May, McGregor presented to Sundrive Road garda station where detectives formally quizzed him about his version of the events.

The alleged victim had told officers he was assaulted by McGregor following a brief verbal row between the two.

McGregor was questioned just over 24 hours after robbery charges were dropped against him in a Florida court.

UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub © SPORTSFILE Quizzed: Conor McGregor. Photo: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

The fighter met with officers by appointment at Sundrive Road garda station along with a legal representative.

"The version of events given by the alleged victim is that words were exchanged between both men," a source told the Irish Independent. "It escalated and a single punch is alleged to have been thrown."

Gardaí interviewed the complainant as well as a number of witnesses, while "good quality" CCTV of the incident was also recovered and examined.

Man punched during incident with Conor McGregor 'very shaken' after incident

Man punched during incident with Conor McGregor 'very shaken' after incident A source close to the victim said the man in question, who is 50-year-old from the Drimnagh area, was left “shaken” by the incident. Speaking to the Irish Sunday Mirror, his pal said: “He was sitting having a few pints and minding his own business. © SPORTSFILE Boston , United States - 20 October 2018; UFC fighter Conor McGregor in attendance at the TD Garden for the vacant WBO Middleweight title bout between Demetrius Andrade and Walter Kautondokwa in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor made a ,000 bond Friday and will be back in court in June over allegations that he and others attacked a bus carrying UFC fighters in Brooklyn.

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At the time of being questioned, McGregor had just had charges against him dropped over the alleged robbery of a fan's phone in Florida.

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UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub
UFC fighter McGregor set to face charges over alleged assault in pub

The fighter - nicknamed 'The Notorious' - had been charged with robbery by sudden-snatching and criminal mischief over an incident with a fan in Miami.

The charges were dramatically dropped before the trial after the state prosecutor revealed that the alleged victim had refused to appear in court.

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