In what has been a rocky several weeks for Conor McGregor, he received a sigh of relief when the charges against him for the cell phone incident were dropped.
Conor McGregor has had the charges against him dropped from the phone incident from March 11 according to online records. The man who sued McGregor was seeking $15,000 in damages after McGregor smashed his phone on the pavement.
While the civil suit is has been dropped, he is still facing criminal charges in Miami for the same incident. His charges include one felony charge of robbery by sudden snatching and misdemeanor criminal mischief. McGregor has pled “not guilty” to the charges and is scheduled to be back in court on April 10.
The incident happened in Miami on March 11 when a fan approached McGregor with his phone and was filming Conor McGregor as he was talking to other people. Things erupted and McGregor was rubbed the wrong way by what the person said, snatched his phone and threw it on the ground then stomped it.
Losses Keep Piling On
McGregor lost his last fight to current lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov. The lead up to the fight got ugly with McGregor throwing insult after insult at Khabib. Everything came to a head as Khabib jumped the cage and attacked Dillon Danis in the crowd after a fourth-round submission over Conor McGregor.
The bad blood wasn’t settled inside the cage. McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov continue to hurl insult after insult at each other on Twitter. The war of words has fans begging Dana White to step in and do something about the dark path they are heading down.
Conor McGregor has been involved in numerous legal cases since his bus incident at UFC 223. Since then, McGregor has been under investigation for his role in the antics at UFC 229, had sexual assault allegations levied against him, this phone incident, and several pub and bar brawls. McGregor is bound to want all these legal issues behind him. After that, he can enjoy his recently announced retirement or return to competition.