Conor McGregor is set to be charged with assault after a video of him punching an elderly man in the face in a pub in Dublin emerged yesterday. McGregor was caught on CCTV in the Marble Arch pub hitting the man with a sucker punch on after he refused to taste his own-brand whiskey. The ex-UFC champion will now be summoned to appear at the Dublin District Court after the Director of Public Prosecutions ruled there was enough evidence to charge him. It comes as UFC president Dana White compared McGregor to boxing legend Mike Tyson while condemning footage of the Irishman attacking the elderly man. White described the fighter’s actions as ‘pretty bad’ and said, with rich fighters like the Irishman and Mike Tyson, you need to ‘get ready for a disaster’. Conor McGregor punched an elderly man in the face after he had refused to try his whiskey at a pub in Dublin (moment circled) UFC president Dana White has compared McGregor to Mike Tyson and condemned the footage Tyson, now retired, faced a litany of legal issues during and after his boxing career and White said that, with rich fighters, you have to be ready for disaster… Read full this story
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