Conor McGregor fined for $150,000 for UFC 202 press convention incident

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UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been fined $150,000, been instructed to take part in an Anti-Bullying Marketing campaign and handed 50 hours of group service by the Nevada Athletic Fee (NAC).

This disciplinary motion comes after the incident on the UFC 202 pre-fight press convention in August, the place McGregor and opponent Nate Diaz hurled water bottles and cans of vitality drinks at one another from both finish of the press room, endangering followers and the gathered media sat between the 2 fighters.

The Infamous one attended the disciplinary listening to by way of cellphone on Monday and expressed remorse.

“I simply wish to apologise for the incident,” he stated. “It was a really uncommon incident as I noticed it unfolding even. I simply acted mistaken, and all I can say is I am sorry and I’ll be taught from this.

“This combat had the whole lot on the road for me. This was the best stakes combat I might ever been in. I used to be in a distinct mind-set. So all I can do is be taught from it and be taught to deal with myself higher if I discover myself in a state of affairs like that.

“I simply wish to personal up and apologise in my opinion and say that it’ll not occur sooner or later. That is actually all I can say.”

A disciplinary listening to for Nate Diaz was additionally scheduled for Monday however was postponed to a later date.

 

I get fined greater than these bums receives a commission

— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 10, 2016

 

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