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Conor McGregor ‘trained straight after his release from prison’ in 2018 

Conor McGregor ‘trained straight after his release from prison’ following UFC star’s arrest for his violent rampage against his rivals in 2018

  • Conor McGregor got back in the gym immediately after he was released in 2018 
  • The UFC star turned himself in to New York City police after a shocking rampage  
  • He hurled a hand truck at a bus full of fighters after UFC 223 press conference


Conor McGregor got back in the gym immediately after he was released from prison following his arrest in 2018, according to a member of his team at the time. 

The UFC star turned himself in to New York City police after a shocking rampage against his rivals in April 2018. 

Andrew McGahon, a reporter connected to McGregor’s team, has now revealed that The Notorious trained straight after being let out of jail.

Conor McGregor got back in the gym immediately after he was released from prison in 2018

The UFC star turned himself in to New York City police after a shocking rampage against his rivals in April 2018

The UFC star turned himself in to New York City police after a shocking rampage against his rivals in April 2018 

‘The night of the fight, Conor had got out of jail and we went and trained in some sort of gym,’ he told the Severe MMA podcast.

‘It might have been Phil Nurse’s ‘The Wat’, a Thai boxing gym, and he had got the place opened up and everyone who was there with him went and did jiu-jitsu and trained.

‘I got a round with Conor, it was the only time I ever rolled or trained with him and we had just rolled and at the end of the round he popped up and was looking at me.’ 

McGregor avoided prison time after pleading guilty to a single disorderly conduct charge in a Brooklyn courthouse in July 2018 as part of a deal with prosecutors to resolve assault charges over the melee at the Barclays Center.

McGregor had been charged with assault and criminal mischief. McGregor said he regretted his actions, although he did not publicly apologise to the victims.

The UFC star turned himself in to New York City police after a shocking rampage against his rivals in April 2018

The UFC star turned himself in to New York City police after a shocking rampage against his rivals in April 2018

Video footage showed McGregor hurling a hand truck at a bus full of fighters after a press conference for UFC 223 at Barclays Center. MMA stars Michael Chiesa, Ray Borg, and others were injured by shattered glass and unable to compete in the event.  

At the time of the melee, McGregor was angry that the UFC had stripped him of the lightweight title, according to profanity-laced messages he posted on Twitter: ‘You’s’ll strip me of nothing you’s do nothing c****.’

UFC President Dana White ruled that McGregor, the first UFC fighter to hold two world titles simultaneously, had to forfeit the lightweight belt to whoever won the Al Iaquinta-Khabib Nurmagomedov bout because McGregor hadn’t participated in a UFC event since 2016 – nearly a year before his doomed boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr in August 2017. 

McGregor has become the most successful fighter in UFC history since being signed by White back in 2013; holding world titles in two weight divisions simultaneously, playing a part in the five highest-grossing pay-per-views ever and amassing a reported net worth of £82million in the process. 

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