UFC star McGregor arrested after allegedly destroying fan's phone

Miami Beach Police charged Conor McGregor with strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief on Monday.

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UFC star Conor McGregor was arrested and charged in Miami after allegedly smashing a fan's phone.

Miami Beach Police charged McGregor with strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief on Monday.

McGregor allegedly attempted to stomp on the phone several times after a fan tried to take a picture outside the Fontainebleau Hotel around 05:00 local time.

 

The 30-year-old Irishman – who avoided jail time after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct following an incident prior to UFC 223 in Brooklyn last year – then picked up the phone and walked away with it, according to the police report.

McGregor is serving a six-month ban following his brawl involving Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team after UFC 229 in October.

The suspension ends in April and McGregor could be set for a return by as early as June, with UFC president Sana White wanting to make the speculated matchup against Donald Cerrone a reality.

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