Charges Dropped Against Conor McGregor For Smashing Phone
Conor McGregor has had the charges against him for smashing a fan’s phone dropped.
The State Attorney’s Office announced on Monday the decision. The decision was made because the victim Ahmed Abdirzak, stopped cooperating with investigators. This follows reports that Abdirzak, who lives in London, England, had dropped his civil lawsuit against McGregor last month, after an out of court settlement.
Prosecutor Khalil Madani announced to the court that Abdirzak recanted his story.
“The victim of the crime does not wish to return to the United States and prosecute this case.”
McGregor was arrested March 11th after it was reported that he punched Abdirzak’s phone out of his hand outside of the Fontainebleau hotel nightclub in Miami, Florida, before stomping on it and then putting it in his pocket and being driven away in a SUV. McGregor was released that same day on a $5,000 bond. You can watch the incident here.
McGregor’s lawyer Sam Rabin was happy with the outcome, saying “I think this was the appropriate resolution of this case”.
The Irish man last fought at UFC 229, when the former UFC two division champion lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov.