No decision has yet been made on whether Conor McGregor will be allowed to fight in New York again, according to the State Athletic Commission executive director, who then bizarrely compared the UFC fighter to cult leader Charles Manson. McGregor appeared in a New York City courtroom on Friday afternoon on charges of assault, following a violent backstage fracas after a press event at UFC 223. He is charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief, after the altercation in a parking lot at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn which left two UFC fighters injured. Conor McGregor’s most controversial moments 11 show all Conor McGregor’s most controversial moments 1/11 The Irish superstar is no stranger to controversy. Here are ten occasions in which he generated headlines for all the wrong reasons. Zuffa LLC via Getty Images 2/11 McGregor came in for criticism from some quarters for wearing a poppy at a UFC event back in 2015. “I know where my allegiance lies and what I do for my country,” was his firebrand response. “You have a pint in your hand and a Celtic jersey on in your local. F*** you and the Queen.” Zuffa LLC via Getty Images… Read full this story
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