Conor McGregor Caused Mayhem At The UFC 223 Presser, Throwing Chairs At A Van And Injuring A Fighter
UFC 223 has, like so many current pay-per-views, seen some main modifications to the cardboard because the main event will now be Max Holloway against Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC featherweight championship.
That matchup figures to supply an awesome combat, however Thursday’s media day produced some sudden fireworks on the Barclays Heart when Conor McGregor confirmed up intent on elevating hell. McGregor confirmed up not lengthy after proclaiming Dana White will “strip me of nothing” in response to White saying Conor’s belt was up for grabs.
When McGregor arrived, he confronted a bunch of UFC fighters as they loaded onto a bus after which, as you’ll be able to see within the video under, launches a chair on the bus, cracking the windshield earlier than being grabbed by safety.
You’ll be able to hear within the background on the very finish one voice asking if he’s “reduce unhealthy,” and that voice is reportedly Michael Chiesa, per MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani.
He additionally reported Khabib was within the van as effectively and was presumably the fighter McGregor wished to confront earlier than he resorted to launching chairs on the van.
These two have had loads of back-and-forths via social media in recent times, however it is a fully totally different escalation of that feud by McGregor. We’ll present updates as extra data turns into obtainable.
The NYPD is investigating the incident. Reviews have come out saying McGregor was arrested however this hasn’t been confirmed.