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Mixed martial arts star McGregor convicted of assault, fined 1,000 euro

Mixed martial arts star McGregor convicted of assault, fined 1,000 euro
FILE PHOTO: Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor attends a news conference in Moscow, Russia, October 24, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina -
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor was convicted on Friday of assault for punching a man in a Dublin pub in April and was fined 1,000 euros.

The 31-year-old twice Ultimate Fighting Championship title-holder, was released after pleading guilty and apologising to his victim in Dublin’s District Court.

The man who was punched said in a letter to the court that he accepted McGregor’s apology.

McGregor was charged in a separate case in April 2018 with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief after police said he attacked a charter bus in New York carrying UFC fighters.

He pleaded guilty to a reduced disorderly conduct charge in that case.

(Reporting by Conor Humphries; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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