MMA star Conor McGregor has been arrested for ‘attempted sexual assault’ on September 10 in Corsica.Also Read - Conor McGregor Beats Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo to Become Forbes' Highest-Paid Athlete For First Time
According to news agency AFP, the UFC star was arrested after the alleged incident, complaints about which were filed on Thursday. Also Read - UFC Star Conor McGregor Sends Special Message For Indian Fans During Covid-19 Crisis
“Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony Mac Gregor was the subject of a hearing by the police,” wrote the prosecutor’s office in a statement sent to AFP. Also Read - Conor McGregor Leg Injury: Former Lightweight Champion Walks on Crutches After Loss Against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, Says Leg is 'Completely Dead' | WATCH VIDEO
Not much has been revealed about the arrest or anything else regarding this case.
The 32-year old Irish retired from professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight and lightweight champion.
As of August 31, 2020, he is #10 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings and #4 in the UFC lightweight rankings.
McGregor is a former Cage Warriors featherweight and lightweight champion. In 2015, at UFC 194, he defeated José Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship via knockout 13 seconds into the first round, which is the fastest victory in UFC title fight history. Upon defeating Eddie Alvarez for the UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 205, McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously.
In his debut boxing match, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr and shot to instant recognition and from thereon in there was no looking back for the MMA star.