Conor McGregor: UFC star arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing fan’s phone


Conor McGregor’s reserving photo, launched by Miami police

UFC large title Conor McGregor has been arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing a fan’s telephone as they tried to remove photos.

The Irish fighter is being charged with solid-armed theft and misdemeanour criminal mischief, police said.

The alleged incident took set apart as the 30-year-former left the Fontainebleau Miami Seaside hotel at 05.20 local time.

A police file says he knocked the telephone out of the fan’s hand, stamped on it then picked it up and left with it.

“The sufferer tried to remove a image of the defendant along with his cell telephone. The defendant slapped the sufferer’s telephone out of his hand, inflicting it to fall to the flooring,” a police file said.

“The defendant then stomped on the sufferer’s telephone several cases, adverse it. The defendant then picked up the sufferer’s telephone and walked away with it, depriving him of it. The defendant became positioned and arrested.”

It added the alleged sufferer’s telephone became valued at $1,000 (£760).

Closing year McGregor became ordered by a court to undergo infuriate management training and originate 5 days of community provider in return for the losing of criminal charges for attacking a bus containing rival UFC warring parties.

The previous two-weight champion has been in Florida preparing for his UFC comeback after losing his final strive in opposition to to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018.

That came a year after McGregor losta boxing matchregarded as primarily the most profitable in historic previous to plenty of world champion Floyd Mayweather.

American Mayweather earned a reported $100m from the bout, with McGregor thought to comprise pocketed $30m.

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