MMA star Conor McGregor heads to court for melee charges

McGregor in plea talks over UFC melee

Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor heads to a vehicle to leave Brooklyn Criminal Court, Friday, April 6, 2018 in NY.

It looks like Conor McGregor's legal issues stemming from the dolly-through-the-bus incident at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York following a UFC press conference event.

Video evidence shows the Irishman attacking buses at UFC 223 media day in April, injuring several UFC fighters in the process which resulted in several fights being cancelled or changed. And just a few days later, if all goes according to plan, he and Dana White will finally meet.

"He and I are meeting on the 18th of this month", White told the site.

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Joining McGregor in the Brooklyn court will be friend and co-defendant Cian Cowley, who was charged with one count of assault and one count of criminal mischief.

Conor McGregor hasn't fought inside the Octagon in nearly two years now, and many UFC fans have been wondering for some time now exactly when we'll see the former UFC Lightweight Champion fighting again.

"Conor and I are going to meet in Las Vegas", White remarked. McGregor's lawyer didn't return a message.

McGregor was in Belfast at the weekend for a fight event at the SSE Arena. "I'm pretty confident [a lightweight title fight] is a fight that Conor wants, and I'm pretty confident that is a fight Khabib wants". Either way, it is unlikely the fighter will face jail time.

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