Conor McGregor charged with robbery over fan phone incident
The Irish fighter was arrested in Florida.
Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been charged by police after allegedly stamping on a fan’s mobile phone.
Miami Beach Police said McGregor slapped the victim’s phone out of his hands and “stomped on it several times” after the man attempted to take a picture of the MMA star.
The report added: “The defendant then picked up the victim’s phone and walked away with it”.
The victim, a 22-year-old from Slough, said the phone was worth around 1,000 dollars (£755).
McGregor has been charged with “strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief” after the incident outside the Fontainebleau Hotel on March 11.
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