Alan Dawson, provided by Published 3:56 am, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Reuters Conor McGregor is due to return to a New York City courtroom on June 14. The UFC fighter faces assault and criminal mischief charges but former New York prosecutors say McGregor has nothing to worry about. This means McGregor could go on to secure a comeback bout in UFC — and it could easily be the biggest fight of the year. Conor McGregor is due to return to a New York City courtroom on June 14 to face assault charges, but former prosecutors claim the UFC fighter has nothing to worry about. Recommended Video: Now Playing: Lawrence Epstein, COO of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, says McGregor's actions are "not representative of who we are" and that there's the potential for McGregor to be kicked out of the organization. The UFC lightweight fighter was arrested Thursday for stirring up a brawl in New York and attacking a bus of other UFC fighters, leaving two of them injured. … [Read more...] about A former New York prosecutor says Conor McGregor’s charges are ‘not serious,’ which means UFC’s biggest fight of the year could go ahead
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McGregor reportedly had some harsh words for Tennessee's whiskies — and he has a problem with how America, in general, ages its spirits. (Reuters) Conor McGregor isn’t likely to endorse any whiskey brand that he doesn’t personally have a stake in, but late last week the Irish MMA fighter reportedly had especially harsh words for whiskies bottled in Tennessee. McGregor, 29, is said to have blasted any and all Tennessean whiskies in the comments of an otherwise innocuous Instagram post he shared on Friday, as part of his response to a fan in that state who praised his work ethic. JOHNNY WALKER DEBUTING 'GAME OF THRONES'-INSPIRED SCOTCH WITH TOO-PERFECT NAME McGregor’s comments appear to have been removed from the post, although SB Nation — a sports network owned by Vox media — reported that McGregor called the state’s distillation process “a crime,” while suggesting that the rest of America’s whiskeys … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor allegedly blasts Tennessee whiskey on Instagram: It’s ‘a crime’
However, according to ESPN, Diaz is set to make his comeback after holding a series of meetings with UFC president Dana White.The fight between Conor McGregor and Habib Nurmagomedov will take place in Russian Federation. A victory against such an opponent could put him back in a bout with McGregor or just a step or two away from a title shot. That worst-case projection didn't stop White from talking about a possible mega fight between McGregor, the UFC's biggest draw, and rugged Russian, Khabib Nurmagomedov. The welterweight division has also seen a shift as Tyron Woodley hasn't been seen in the UFC since July of 2017 and an upcoming interim title fight at UFC 225 in June. It was the first defeat in McGregor's UFC career.The UFC right now is searching for some star power, and one of the company's biggest stars out there has been absent for almost two years.ESPN.com reported UFC 227, which takes place august 4 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, could host Diaz's return.MMA Fighting … [Read more...] about Per Brooklyn Lawyer, Conor McGregor Highly Unlikely To Get A Jail Time
Supported by N.Y. / Region By J. DAVID GOODMANAPRIL 26, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story Two months into his first term as mayor, Bill de Blasio offered resounding praise for the lawyer he worked with during his campaign to oppose the closing of a cherished Brooklyn hospital.“If there is magic in the law, Jim Walden has found it,” the mayor said at a news conference, with Mr. Walden looking on.Four years later, Mr. Walden received more effusive words about the “powerful lawsuit” he wrote on behalf of New York City Housing Authority tenants over their living conditions. This time, the praise came from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.The governor then credited Mr. Walden for prompting him to infuse the embattled city agency with $250 million in state money, as he signed an emergency order creating an independent monitor for Nycha — to the chagrin of Mayor de Blasio. Advertisement Continue reading the … [Read more...] about The Lawyer at the Side of de Blasio, Cuomo and Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor's career in MMA may be in jeopardy after attacking a UFC bus, injuring a competitor and having three matches canceled in the aftermath. Many feel McGregor has done everything he can in MMA and the WWE would give him an opportunity to better capitalize on his star power. Still, he's lost both of his titles and performance fighting doesn't seem like his style. What do you think? PERSPECTIVES Even if the UFC doesn't turn it's back on Conor McGregor, he's already accomplished more than most fighters in the company. He's the only UFC athlete to hold two belts at the same time and McGregor absolutely dominated the matches he participated in. The WWE not only welcomes athletes like McGregor, its fans appreciate the personality he brings. His loud persona might not have flown in the MMA but it would be embraced by WWE fans. McGregor belongs in professional wrestling. Conor McGregor to join the WWE? Jim Ross explains why move will happen Everyone thinks McGregor … [Read more...] about Should Conor McGregor go to the WWE?