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Charges Against Conor McGregor Dropped

Conor Mc Gregor won't face charges for allegedly smashing a man's phone Conor Mc Gregor won't face charges for allegedly smashing a man's phone. More
Emmett Howard | 14 May, 2019, 15:45

According to court documents, Mr Abdirzak's attorney told the prosecutor that his client "has been made whole" by Mr McGregor.

Prosecutors concluded they couldn't rely on witnesses to testify on Adbirzak's behalf about the alleged crime.

As a result, the case against McGregor will not proceed.

Adbirzak filed a civil lawsuit against McGregor shortly after the criminal case was opened, but dropped it early this past month.

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During a hearing Monday in which McGregor did not make an appearance, the State Attorney's Office declared that the victim had recanted his story regarding the issue.

Officials had charged McGregor with strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief in the case, saying he "knocked" the phone from Abdirzak's hand outside Miami's famous Fontainebleau Hotel while he and others took video of the fighter. "Works out good for (McGregor)".

A former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion, McGregor has become one of the sport's biggest stars and a global celebrity. "I don't know what it cost him, but I'm sure it worked out for him". McGregor ended up getting arrested and while he was quickly let go, he was still facing some charges that could land him in prison. It's the second time he's avoided serious legal repercussions after striking a plea deal with NY prosecutors on his infamous bus attack stemming from UFC 229.

In October, the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended McGregor for six months after he was involved in a post-fight brawl.

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