It was not clear who would represent him in court.As the UFC held a media day on Thursday ahead of upcoming fights at Barclays on Saturday, McGregor and his entourage entered through a side entrance and appeared to attack a van in which other fighters were riding.
UFC vlog footage shows the moment McGregor started hitting the bus, running for a nearby dolly and throwing it at the window.
White said the shattered glass cut Norg’s eye.
He punched a number of the bus’s windows, yelling “Get out!” and at one point he commanded his group to “Smash the windows!” McGregor and his posse stormed the arena in an attempt to find Khabib Nurmagomedov, following an earlier heated altercation between Nurmagomedov and McGregor’s close friend and teammate Artem Lobov. He said McGregor was “apologetic about the people he wasn’t trying to hurt”.
Mixed martial arts fighter Cian Cowley, a friend of Conor McGregor, is led away by police. Listen, insane things happen in sports. “These things have happened”, White said.
With rumours of McGregor vs dos Anjos being discussed prior to these events, the MMA world now sits and wonders what could have been, and “The Notorious” Conor McGregor’s long-awaited MMA return will now have to wait.
In a statement posted on Twitter, he said: “So much rumour and misinformation about Conor McGregor”.
One person on the bus told MMAjunkie that McGregor was searching for headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov and “went bananas”. Everything happened so fast. White told TMZ that Chiesa was cut up and is being hospitalized for his injuries.
‘UFC is working very closely with the New York Athletic Commission, Barclays Centre security and law enforcement authorities. “I’m devastated to say the least”. That’s all I have to say for now. “There’s so many more moving pieces to this thing”. He took the fight on six days notice and couldn’t safely reach the 155 pound weight limit. “I don’t know if he’s on drugs or what his deal is, but to come here and do this and to act this like, you know, you’re talking about a guy who has a baby”, White said. “You’s’ll strip me of nothing”, he tweeted, invoking an expletive.
McGregor claimed the title in November 2016 with a knockout victory over Eddie Alvarez.
After one more decisive victory in New York, McGregor scaled the UFC octagon and draped two championship belts over his shoulder while a sold-out crowd roared in approval.
“It was scary, scary for everybody”, witness and UFC fighter Felice Herring said.
The Irishman reportedly pocketed around $100 million for the superfight he lost in August in Las Vegas against ex-welterweight champion boxer Floyd Mayweather.
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