Conor McGregor denies allegation he sexually assaulted woman at Game 4 of NBA finals

Conor McGregor denies allegation he sexually assaulted woman at Game 4 of NBA finals

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor has denied an allegation he sexually assaulted a lady within the males’s toilet on the Miami Warmth’s enviornment following Recreation 4 of the NBA Finals.

The girl, who has not been recognized, was allegedly pressured into the lavatory by safety after the Denver Nuggets beat the Miami Warmth 108-95 on June 9, based on demand letters written by her lawyer, Ariel Mitchell.

A lawyer for McGregor stated in a press release to NBC Information that “the allegations are false. Mr. McGregor is not going to be intimidated.”

The Miami Warmth stated it was conscious of the allegations and are conducting an investigation. “Pending the result of the investigation, we are going to withhold additional remark,” the group stated in a statement. The NBA didn’t return a request for remark.

McGregor attended the sport at Kaseya Middle and took part in a skit with the Miami Warmth mascot, Burnie, to advertise a brand new pain-relief spray.

“Mr. McGregor, aided and abetted by the NBA and Miami Warmth Kaseya safety, had the sufferer bodily pressured by way of safety into the lads’s toilet, separating her from her good friend and trapping her inside with Mr. McGregor and his safety guard,” Mitchell wrote in three separate letters addressed to McGregor, the Miami Warmth and the NBA.

“As soon as remoted and trapped within the VIP males’s toilet on the Kaseya Middle, safety refused to let her exit or permit anybody else, together with her good friend, inside the lavatory,” the letters state.

Mitchell stated McGregor exited a handicapped stall, “shoved his tongue within the sufferer’s mouth and aggressively kissed her,” based on the letters.

Conor McGregor throughout Recreation 4 of the NBA Finals between the Denver Nuggets and the Miami Warmth in Miami on June 9, 2023.Mike Ehrmann / Getty Photos

The girl was in a position to get him to cease as a result of she informed him she had to make use of the lavatory, the lawyer wrote. When she tried to make use of the lavatory, McGregor allegedly pressured her to carry out oral intercourse on him, the letter acknowledged. McGregor then allegedly grabbed the girl, pinned her towards the wall and ripped the elastic band on her pants, it stated.

The girl repeatedly elbowed McGregor and was in a position to escape, Mitchell wrote. In her hurry to flee the lavatory, the girl left her purse and needed to beg safety to return it, based on the letters.

The girl left the venue and contacted regulation enforcement, Mitchell wrote. The Miami Police Division confirmed it was investigating a report that was filed on Sunday.

The letters accuse the 34-year-old blended martial artist of sexual assault, battery, illegal restraint, emotional misery, and kidnapping.

UFC stated in a press release it’s conscious of the allegations towards its former star and “will permit the authorized course of to play out earlier than making any extra statements.”

McGregor in 2018 was accused of raping a lady in Eire however police and prosecutors declined to pursue legal fees, and McGregor’s spokesman has stated the allegations had been “categorically rejected,” The New York Occasions has reported.

McGregor was sued in 2021 by that lady, based on the newspaper and on-line Eire courtroom data. The data don’t present any judgment or disposition within the case.

In different authorized points within the U.S., McGregor was arrested on a theft cost in Florida in 2019 after he allegedly stomped on a fan’s cellphone outdoors a resort after which took the gadget.

The case was later dropped by prosecutors after the alleged sufferer didn’t want to cooperate, based on courtroom data and NBC Miami. The Miami Herald reported on the time {that a} civil go well with within the matter was settled.

The previous UFC fighter was additionally arrested in New York Metropolis and charged with assault and legal mischief after he threw a steel barricade at a bus throughout an altercation at Brooklyn’s Barclays Middle in 2018. He entered a plea deal within the case and apologized.


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