Former UFC champion Conor McGregor, who has chosen two divisions, today agreed to a deal that will banish him from prison and allow him to continue his fighting career.
McGregor, 30, and his team-mate Cian Cowley, 25, now in Kings County Criminal Court in Brooklyn, New York, guilty.
Judge Raymond Rodriguez ordered McGregor to undergo five days of community service and one to three days of trouble-management classes. McGregor was also ordered to pay the restitution for the bus attack that had injured two UFC fighters.
Deputy District Attorney Janet Gleeson later told USA TODAY that McGregor has already paid for the damage.
McGregor, wearing a dark blue suit, answered "No, Your Honor," when judge Judge Rodriguez asked if he had anything to say for him.
A pair of crime crimes against McGregor were dropped as a condition of request. He was asked not to go near three people affected by the attack, including UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa and former UFC flyweight title challenger Ray Borg, who were hit by broken glass and forced to withdraw from scheduled bouts at UFC 223.
Cowley In the meantime, McGregor received a brief explanation in front of the courtrooms and a handful of fans gathered outside the court before leaving with a black SUV.
"I just want to say that I'm grateful to the DA and the judge for allowing me to go forward," he said. "I want to tell my friends, my family, my fans, thanks for the support."
In a statement addressed to USA TODAY, US Attorney Brooklyn's office said, "This is a fair resolution that holds the defendants accountable, ensures compensation for the victims, and calls on the defendant to do charitable work where he Think about his behavior and give something back to society. "
McGregor, 30, turned to the police and was arrested on several charges ̵
UFC President Dana White called the attack "the most disgusting thing in the history of the company" and put McGregor's career on hold until the case was resolved.
However, with no travel restrictions imposed on his request, McGregor will continue his Octagon career in a title fight against the current UFC athlete, Khabib Nurmagomedov, who was on the bus at the time of the attack and carries on the belt the Removed McGregor Carriage
At a planning hearing in June, McGregor's attorneys said they were working on an appeal with prosecutors. The UFC star also took responsibility for his role in the Indicent.
"I regret my actions," said McGregor. "I understand the seriousness of this matter and I am confident that it will be resolved soon."
By far the largest draw of the UFC, McGregor became the first two-time champion of promotion in 2016 when he captured the lightweight title of Eddie Alvarez (19659002) However, when McGregor defended neither belt, the promotion began taken by him first the title was taken at featherweight. McGregor then turned to a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, co-sponsored by the UFC in August 2017. The event was the second highest domestic pay-per-view in history.
The UFC expected McGregor to return to the octagon after the boxing match. When he failed to commit to a date, the promotion drew him to cancel the easy title. McGregor reacted angrily to the announcement, which took place just weeks before his killing spree.
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