Got him arrested ….
It’s been a tumultuous 24 hours for Conor McGregor and the UFC.
On Friday morning, the controversial Irish fighter was charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault and one count of felony criminal mischief following a wild Thursday afternoon incident at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, which was hosting a media event for Saturday’s UFC 223.
Backed by a 20-person entourage, McGregor, who was not scheduled to fight, snuck into the arena and appeared to hurl various pieces of metal utility equipment at a bus, injuring three fighters and forcing the UFC to reconfigure the card for UFC 223. McGregor is nicknamed Notorious for a reason.
Here’s how it all went down. Strap in, because there’s a lot to unpack here….