Conor McGregor is run over while riding his bike; ‘It wasn’t my time’ – El Financiero

Irish fighter Conor McGregor got quite a scare this weekend after he was hit by a car while cycling through the streets of his native Ireland.

McGregor was out riding his bike for a few miles on Friday afternoon when he was surprised by a motorist, who was unaware of his presence due to the bright sunlight, and ran over him.

Through a live broadcast on social networks, the UFC mixed martial arts fighter recounted the accident he had with the motorist and showed the severe injury to one of his buttocks and his bicycle lying on the pavement. The man who ran over him took him to his house.

“I just got hit by a car from behind. A sun trap, the driver couldn’t see me. At full speed he ran through me. Thank God it was not my time. Thanks, wrestling and judo too; having a conscience on landing saved my life,” McGregor explained.

‘The Notorious’ has not fought since 2021, when he lost two consecutive times against Dustin Poirier. The Irishman plans to return to the rings this year after recovering from a long injury.

Conor McGregor, investigated for assault in Ibiza

Irish wrestler Conor McGregor is under investigation in Spain after being accused of physical assault in Ibiza, judicial sources reported on January 25.

According to Spanish media, the investigation responds to an altercation with a woman on a yacht after a party in Ibiza. The case had been closed, but a judge reopened the investigation after receiving new information about the alleged incident.

The Irish Police (Garda) indicated that they will not “comment” on international investigations, after the Spanish authorities have supposedly reopened investigations into an alleged assault committed against a woman by the wrestler Conor McGregor.

Irish media say that a court in Ibiza, in the Balearic Islands, is re-examining this incident, which supposedly occurred on the yacht of the mixed martial arts star on July 17, 2022 during a party held on board on the occasion of his 34th birthday. birthday.

According to the tabloid The Irish Sun, the woman, a 42-year-old Dubliner, filed a complaint with the Garda after returning to Ireland days later and the Garda later reported it to the Spanish police, who launched an investigation, but suspended it because the alleged victim did not make a full statement in the jurisdiction of the incident.

The reopening of the case is due to a request by the plaintiff’s defense, said this outlet, adding that the Spanish court could call McGregor to testify.

(With information from AP and EFE)


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