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IrelandConor McGregor UFC news: Man punched by Notorious in Dublin pub incident slams fighter's apology

09:10  24 august  2019
09:10  24 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

Elderly man told Conor McGregor he didn't want to drink his 'sh*t' whiskey moments before punch incident in Dublin pub

Elderly man told Conor McGregor he didn't want to drink his 'sh*t' whiskey moments before punch incident in Dublin pub Shocking video footage seems to show the UFC star punching an elderly drinker in the head after he declined a shot of his whiskey. Dramatic footage shows McGregor greeting people sitting by the counter of Dublin’s Marble Arch pub on April 6. The Crumlin fighter, holding a bottle of his own brand Proper No. Twelve whiskey, puts glasses down on the bar including one for the man. But the drinker lifts the glass away and sets it down forcefully on the counter. McGregor stares at the man before setting another glass in front of him.

The incident reportedly took place on 6 April at The Marble Arch Pub , and the footage appears to show The 31-year-old UFC star reportedly threw the punch after the man declined to drink a glass of his Proper The man who was allegedly punched by McGregor described the fighter as a 'bully'.

+ UFC star Conor McGregor told ESPN on Thursday he “was in the wrong” when he punched an older man inside a Dublin bar in April. McGregor spoke one week after a video obtained by TMZ showed him twice putting a glass in front of the older man , purportedly to pour McGregor ’ s whiskey brand.

Conor McGregor UFC news: Man punched by Notorious in Dublin pub incident slams fighter's apology © 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. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The man punched in the head by Conor McGregor said the fighter is just “trying to cover himself” and hasn’t apologised to him in person.

He was talking after the fallen mixed martial artist spoke of his regret in an interview broadcast in the US on Thursday night.

McGregor, 31, said watching the footage was like a “dagger” in his heart and grovellingly admitted: “I was in the wrong.

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CONOR McGregor has apologised for punching a man in a Dublin pub earlier this year. The video shows the Crumlin fighter landing a blow on the drinker with his famous left jab, before he is He is not a true representative of the Irish people.” Conor McGregor punches drinker in Dublin bar after

Conor McGregor ’ s Dublin pub ‘ punch victim’ brands UFC star a ‘bully with money’. The fighter faces a minor assault charge after the Director of Public Prosecutions ruled there was enough A Garda spokesman said:”We are investigating an incident at a pub in Drimnagh, Dublin , on April 6

“That man deserved to enjoy his time in the pub without it having to end the way it did.”

But speaking exclusively to the Irish Mirror following the UFC star’s climbdown, the 50-year-old victim said he hasn’t received a personal apology.

The victim, from Drimnagh, South Dublin, said: “I was looking at the papers where he apologised.

Conor McGregor UFC news: Man punched by Notorious in Dublin pub incident slams fighter's apology © TMZ/BACKGRID McGregor seems to square up to the drinker

“I suppose he’s trying to cover himself. I think it was his only route to take. He apologised to all his fans. I didn’t get an apology.

“He didn’t give me an apology, he’s just given one to all his fans and his family. He’s more or less admitted that he was in the wrong.”

When asked if an apology in person would help, he said: “It could do. He would need to do it to me rather than through the media.”

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UFC superstar Conor McGregor has been slammed by the man he allegedly punched in a Conor McGregor has been branded a ‘bully’ by the man he allegedly punched at a Dublin pub earlier this year. A man who appears to be ‘The Notorious ’ was hastily dragged away from the bar after the

In a video recorded at Dublin’s Marble Arch pub in April, the Notorious appeared to strike the man after he refused a shot of the fighter’s Proper 12 whiskey.

Conor McGregor UFC news: Man punched by Notorious in Dublin pub incident slams fighter's apology © Provided by Reach Publishing Services Limited Conor McGregor pictured outside the Marble Arch pub

And the victim said reports that McGregor had a chat with him in the back of a taxi following the alleged incident are not true.

He said he believes the fighter got into his cab by mistake but no conversation took place.

He continued: “There’s no truth in that. He got into the taxi alright but didn’t say anything. He jumped into the back of mine, himself and a colleague of his.

“It was a taxi I had ordered, I’m not sure if it was a mistake or if he didn’t realise it was mine.

“He jumped into the back while I was in the front, there was no conversation had.”

And speaking about all the media reporting surrounding the whole incident, the man said: “It’s getting a bit mad, every day it’s the front page of the papers. I’m kind of getting sick of it all now.” It’s understood McGregor will appear in court in October, where he is expected to be charged over the alleged assault.

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Conor Anthony McGregor (Irish: Conchúr Antóin Mac Gréagóir; born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer.

News . Last updated 7:26 AM, Friday August 23 2019 GMT+1. Conor McGregor has broken his The video was filmed in the Marble Arch pub in Dublin in April and appeared to show the former UFC 'The Notorious ' MMA fighter said: "That man deserved to enjoy his time in the pub without having it

Conor McGregor UFC news: Man punched by Notorious in Dublin pub incident slams fighter's apology © Twitter/ArielHelwani Conor McGregor apologised

In his interview with ESPN, he said he was “in the wrong” and has taken responsibility for the incident and vowed that he is trying to “do better”.

He told Ariel Helwani: “In reality, it doesn’t matter what happened there. I was in the wrong.

“That man deserved to enjoy his time in the pub without it having to end the way it did. Although, five months ago it was, and I tried to make amends and I made amends back then – it still, that doesn’t even matter.

“I was in the wrong. I must come here before you and take accountability and take responsibility. I owe it to the people that have been supporting me.

“I owe it to my mother, my father, my family. I owe it to the people who trained me in martial arts.

Conor McGregor UFC news: Man punched by Notorious in Dublin pub incident slams fighter's apology © @TheNotoriousMMA Instagram Conor McGregor

“That’s not who I am, that’s not the reason why I got into martial arts or studying combat sports. The reason why I got into it was to defend against that type of scenario.

“To see that, although [it was] months ago and I have been making steps and continuously making steps to do better and be better.

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Conor McGregor has been accused of punching a man in a pubCredit: Getty Images - Getty. McGregor was pictured attending an amateur fight at the Green Isle Hotel in Dublin on Friday night the It comes a year after he attacked a bus carrying UFC fighters , including Nurmagomedov, at a

Conor McGregor has finally addressed an April incident where he punched a man on the side of the McGregor has come under fire over a video that surfaced of the “ Notorious ” one striking a man inside The Marble Arch Pub in Dublin . What do you make of Conor McGregor being apologetic after his pub incident ? Kenny Florian names three fighters who could beat Khabib Nurmagomedov.

“To see it is like a dagger into my heart as a young martial artist. I’m just here to own up to that and move on, carry on and face what’s coming.”

And when asked if he has an anger problem, he replied: “I must be calm. I must be Zen. I must lead by example.

“I need to get a hold of this and I am working very hard to do this. I am taking the necessary steps.”

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