A spokesperson for McGregor said the Irish police had investigated and declined to bring criminal charges.
“After an exhaustive investigation conducted by the Gardai which, in addition to interviews of the plaintiff, included: interviewing numerous sources, obtaining witnesses’ statements, examining closed circuit footage and the cooperation of Conor McGregor, these allegations were categorically rejected,” spokesperson Karen J. Kessler said in a statement.
“The plaintiff knows the facts contradict the assertions in this lawsuit,” the statement continued. “Mr. McGregor will dispute any claims and is confident that justice will prevail.”
Dave Coleman, the woman’s attorney, declined to comment other than to say that “this matter is before the High Court in Dublin.”
McGregor has had legal problems in the past. In 2019, he was fined by a Dublin court for punching a man in a pub. Earlier that year, he faced charges for smashing a fan’s phone outside a hotel in Miami Beach.
In 2018, the Irishman pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct after he threw a hand truck at a bus containing UFC fighters at the Barclays Center in New York.
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