Conor McGregor, UFC fighter, has been arrested by American police after smashing a fan’s phone
The fan was going to take a picture with the martial artist who angrily stomped on the $1000 valued phone
McGregor has now been charged with felony, strong-armed robbery, and criminal mischief
Conor McGregor, Ultimate Fighting Championship star, has been arrested by Miami police after smashing a fan’s phone.
The 30-year-old and the supporter were spotted exiting Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel on Monday during which the fan tried taking pictures with the fighter, according to a police report.
He was was said to have slapped the phone off the fan’s hand and then angrily stepped on the phone several times.
Meanwhile, the phone was valued at $1,000 according to the victim, while McGregor has been on charges of felony strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief.
The 30-year-old was in October handed a six-month ban with a fine of $50,000 following his post-match brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Khabib launched an attack on McGregor’s team after defeating the Irishman to maintain his unbeaten 27-0 record last year.
Last April, McGregor was charged with assault, attempted assault and criminal mischief after he and others allegedly attacked a bus carrying UFC fighters at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.