UPDATE: Conor McGregor’s manager, Audie Attar has issued a statement to ESPN vehemently denying reports of McGregor’s arrest.
“I am irate and putting out a warning loud and clear: Conor McGregor is not and will not be a target for those seeking to score a headline or a payday,” Attar said.
Conor McGregor has reportedly found himself in hot water again.
McGregor has been in Corsica with his fiancee Dee Devlin. The two have been sailing on the Mediterranean in McGregor’s yacht. Things apparently went awry on September 10.
AFP News Agency reported that McGregor was arrested on Thursday following a complaint. McGregor allegedly attempted sexual assault. One report claims the incident took place outside of a bar.
Here is the following statement from prosecutors.
“Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony McGregor was the subject of a hearing by the gendarmerie services,” prosecutors said.
A rep for McGregor said the following to TMZ Sports in response to this allegation.
“Conor Mcgregor vigorously denies any accusations of misconduct. He has been interviewed and released.”
McGregor has had his share of run-ins with the law in the past. The “Notorious” one was arrested in New York City back in April 2018 after his incident following a UFC 223 media day session. McGregor hurled a dolly at a bus holding red corner fighters. McGregor was also fined after striking a patron inside a pub in Ireland back in 2019.
We’ll keep you posted on McGregor’s latest run-in with the law as more details become available.