MMA star Conor McGregor is presently being investigated by Irish police for a sexual assault that occurred within the nation in December. The former UFC champion lately introduced his retirement from the sport.
The New York times reported Tuesday that the 30-year-old Dubliner is underneath investigation relating to a sexual assault accusation from a younger girl, in keeping with sources accustomed to the case.
McGregor has not been charged with the crime, however was arrested, questioned by police in connection to the accusations, earlier than being then launched with out cost in January this yr. The allegations have but to be confirmed.
Nicknamed ‘The Notorious’, McGregor introduced he was calling time on his combating profession, additionally on Tuesday, taking to Twitter to tell his followers of the choice.
“Hey guys fast announcement, I’ve determined to retire from the game formally referred to as “Mixed Martial Art” immediately,” he wrote.
“I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition. I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement. Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!”
A lady in her twenties alleged the assault came about when she was socializing with mates within the Beacon Hotel in Dublin metropolis heart in December. She was later taken to the Rotunda Hospital Sexual Assault Treatment Unit earlier than making a criticism to the South Dublin gardai (Irish police).