Conor McGregor has, through a spokesman denied that his announced leave of the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has something to do with an accusation of alleged sexual abuse in his native Ireland.
The New York Times reported Tuesday – for less than twelve hours after McGregor via Twitter surprisingly announced his career to end that there is an Irish research leads to the thirty years ‘ fighter out of Dublin.
A woman accuses McGregor of them that he its in december were sexually abused in the Beacon Hotel, a hotel on the outskirts of Dublin. According to The New York Times is the MMA fighter in January arrested, questioned by police and released. The investigation is still ongoing and there is as yet no formal indictment.
Irish media reports for months about the case, but because of the laws in the country, they should the name of a defendant is not called before there is a conviction.
“This story goes around for very long time and it is unclear why there is now back on message,” said Karen Kessler, a spokesman for the lawyers of McGregor, in a reaction against various media.
“The assumption that there is a connection between the announcement of Conor that his career ends, and this rumour is absolutely untrue.”
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McGregor surprised the MMA world on Tuesday early in the morning through a brief statement on Twitter his retirement to announce. “I decided to stop in the MMA. I wish all my old colleagues the best and please add me now, retired fighters,” he wrote.
‘The Notorious’ was a multiple world champion and is considered one of the best MMA fighters ever, but he is also a controversial figure, inside and outside the octagon.
McGregor went in april last year, by the ribbon at a press presentation of the UFC by a hand truck through the window of a coach with other MMA-fighters – throwing and a trash bin to destroy. He was awarded a community service and a mandatory course in anger management.
Earlier this month, McGregor in Miami was arrested for misconduct. He threw a phone on the floor of someone taking a picture of him wanted to make and made the aircraft then broke through to the stairs.
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