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Elderly man refused a shot of Conor McGregor’s whisky before he was punched in the face

‘I don’t want to drink that s***’: What elderly drinker who ‘told Conor McGregor when he offered him a shot of his own brand of whisky provoking UFC star to punch him’ 

  • Conor McGregor ‘hit man in the face in Dublin pub on April 6 after an argument’ 
  • McGregor offered the man a shot from his own whisky label Proper No. Twelve 
  • The man refused telling the ex-UFC champion ‘I don’t want to drink that s***’ 
  • McGregor will now face a minor assault charge for the altercation

The elderly man Conor McGregor allegedly punched provoked the ex-UFC champion, an insider has said.

CCTV footage from the incident, back on April 6, shows the fighter punching a man at the bar of Marble Arch pub in Dublin, Ireland after he refused to taste his own-brand whisky. 

A source told the Irish Mirror: ‘The fella McGregor offered a drink to said, “I don’t want to drink that s***, I don’t want your drink” and McGregor wasn’t happy. 

‘And sure that was the end of it – then he swung for him,’ they added.

Conor McGregor punched an elderly man in the face after he had refused to try his whiskey at a pub in Dublin (pictured)

The shocking footage begins with the ex-UFC champion greeting pub goers, while the man can be seen at the bar drinking.

McGregor, holding a bottle of Proper No. Twelve – his own whisky label, serves out glasses in front of a few punters, including the man.

The man places the glass away on the ledge in front of him, McGregor stares at the man before he forcefully returns the glass in front of him. 

Moments later the ex-UFC champion appears to cheer with his hand up in the air, the man can be seen saying something before turn away.

CCTV footage from the incident, back on April 6, shows the fighter punching a man at the bar of Marble Arch pub in Dublin, Ireland after he refused to taste his own-brand whisky

CCTV footage from the incident, back on April 6, shows the fighter punching a man at the bar of Marble Arch pub in Dublin, Ireland after he refused to taste his own-brand whisky

McGregor will now face a minor assault charge after police completed an investigation into the altercation at the Dublin pub

McGregor will now face a minor assault charge after police completed an investigation into the altercation at the Dublin pub

At that moment – the fighter launches in to punch the man before his entourage dramatically pull him away. 

McGregor will now face a minor assault charge after police completed an investigation into the altercation at the Dublin pub.  

Speaking to MailOnline, the Gardai said: ‘Gardaí are investigating an assault incident that occurred at a public house in Drrimnagh, Dublin 12, on 6/4/19 at approximately 2:30pm. 

‘Investigations ongoing in relation to this incident and no arrests have been made to date.’

It’s thought that the man reported McGregor to the police after the incident and, if convicted, the UFC star will be required to pay a fine for the offence.

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