Newly retired UFC star Conor McGregor was allegedly arrested on a well-liked island south of France earlier this week for tried sexual assault and indecent publicity, stories say.
A Corsica courtroom official confirmed the arrest in an announcement to AFP, TMZ Sports reported. In line with the official, the alleged incident happened Thursday.
“Following a criticism filed on September 10 denouncing acts that might be described as tried sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony Mac Gregor was the topic of a listening to by the gendarmerie providers,” the assertion learn.
No additional particulars concerning the incident had been instantly identified.
A spokesperson for McGregor informed TMZ Sports activities on Saturday that he “vigorously denies any accusations of misconduct” and that he has been “interviewed and launched.”
The 32-year-old UFC fighter introduced his retirement in June for the third time. However in keeping with ESPN, he hasn’t formally filed the paperwork but.
On Friday, McGregor shared that the U.S. Anti-Doping Company boarded his yacht for testing.
“What’s occurring right here @UFC?” he mentioned in a tweet. “USADA have simply arrived to my yacht this morning for testing? I’ve retired guys! However go on then, I’ll enable them check me. It’s all pure right here child!”
He introduced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Dee Devlin on Instagram final month.