Conor McGregor has managed to get off with only a slap on the wrist, following his famous attack on a parked bus at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. The UFC fighter was able to avoid jail time, despite the UFC President, Dana White, claiming that Conor was going to jail, following the incident.
Conor McGregor Handed Light Sentence
McGregor has been one of the biggest stars in MMA fighting and the UFC. He pleaded guilty to charges of disorderly conduct. Ahead of UFC 223, McGregor and his entourage were seen attacking a bus with numerous UFC fighters inside. Some were injured by broken glass and had to miss upcoming fights.
McGregor was given a very modest sentence for his crime. He will be required to attend anger management courses, as well as complete five days of community service. Following the announcement, he thanked the judge for allowing him to put this all behind him and look forward. He also thanked his fans, friends and family for all their support. If he manages to keep out of trouble, he will also see his criminal record wiped clean in 12 months’ time.
McGregor to Fight Again?
One of those on the bus when McGregor attacked it was Khabib Nurmgomedov. It looks like there may be a fight brewing between these two. Soon after learning that McGregor was free to fight, Nurmgomedov apparently challenged the former lightweight champion. Nothing is confirmed at this time, but various sportsbooks are already getting involved. Currently, Nurmgomedov is the favorite to win if the fight goes ahead.
That’s not the only betting fans can do related to Conor McGregor. It was recently announced that his wife is pregnant with their second child and sportsbooks are starting to offer wagers on what the baby’s name will be. Currently, the favorite for if it’s a girl is Dee, McGregor’s wife’s name. The top pick for if it is a bot is Jack, which is Connor’s middle name.