Recently, the name of the 30-year-old Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor falls into the media solely because of the scandals he is involved in. MacGregor was recently arrested on charges of robbery and robbery (he attacked a fan who wanted to take a picture of him on his mobile phone), and yesterday it became known that he was under investigation because of rape charges.
It turns out that back in December, a woman made a statement against him, whose name was not disclosed, who said that he had outraged her. According to her, MacGregor committed a sexual crime against her in a hotel in Dublin (other details of the incident were not disclosed). After that, she applied to the police and was taken to the hospital, where she underwent treatment at a rehabilitation center for victims of sexual violence. In January, MacGregor was arrested, and then, after being interrogated, he was lowered until the circumstances were clarified. Now the investigation is ongoing.
Yesterday, by the way, McGregor announced the end of his sports career, shortly after the publication of The New York Times reported an investigation into the athlete. But, as stated by the spokesman for McGregor, these two events are not related to each other:
This story is no longer new, and it is unclear why it has been reported now. The suggestion that McGregor’s retirement statement is related to this rumor is completely false, — he said