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Conor McGregor is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at an NBA Finals game in Miami

by Joshua Brown
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Sexual assault allegation

Conor McGregor, the former UFC champion, is facing accusations of sexual assault involving a woman at a Miami NBA Finals game.

The Miami Heat and the NBA have initiated investigations into the alleged incident, which is said to have occurred inside an arena bathroom following Game 4 of the NBA Finals. The woman involved has provided the Miami police with the clothing she wore that night, and a report has been filed. However, the status of the police investigation remains unclear.

Barbara Llanes, McGregor’s attorney, has stated that the fighter vehemently denies any wrongdoing and will not be intimidated by the accusations.

Ariel Mitchell, the woman’s attorney, has sent letters to the NBA, the Miami Heat, and McGregor’s representatives, outlining her client’s allegations. Mitchell has indicated that her client is open to discussing “reasonable settlement offers” until June 12, after which legal action may be pursued.

Both the Miami Heat and the NBA have acknowledged the allegations and are conducting thorough investigations. Until the investigations are complete, they have chosen not to provide further comments.

On the same night as the alleged incident, McGregor engaged in a midgame bit that went wrong, resulting in him knocking out the Miami Heat mascot. The mascot, known as Burnie, sought medical attention after being punched by McGregor during a third-quarter stoppage. Burnie received pain medication and is currently recovering.

McGregor’s presence at the game was part of a promotional stunt for a pain-relief spray, which received a negative response from the Miami crowd even before the incident occurred. McGregor struck the mascot with a left hook, causing Burnie to fall to the ground. McGregor then hit the mascot again while he was on the floor. He also attempted to spray the mascot with the pain-relief product before members of the Heat’s promotional team intervened and removed Burnie from the court.

It’s worth noting that McGregor has not competed in a fight since sustaining a leg injury in a loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in July 2021. His most recent victory came in January 2020.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Sexual assault allegation

What is the accusation against Conor McGregor?

Conor McGregor is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at an NBA Finals game in Miami.

Are the allegations being investigated?

Yes, both the NBA and the Miami Heat are conducting investigations into the alleged sexual assault.

What is the current status of the police investigation?

The text does not provide information on the current status of the police investigation.

How does Conor McGregor respond to the allegations?

Conor McGregor’s attorney states that he denies any wrongdoing and will not be intimidated by the accusations.

Has McGregor been involved in any other incident during the game?

Yes, McGregor knocked out the Miami Heat mascot during the game in a midgame bit that went wrong.

What action has been taken regarding the mascot incident?

The mascot sought medical attention and received pain medication. The team has not provided further details on any additional actions taken.

When was McGregor’s last fight and what was the outcome?

McGregor’s last fight took place in July 2021 against Dustin Poirier, where he suffered a leg injury and lost the bout.

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4 comments

UFCFanatic23 June 16, 2023 - 2:26 pm

come on, people! don’t jump to conclusions yet. innocent until proven guilty, right? let’s wait for the investigations to unfold. but seriously, conor punching the mascot? hilarious and insane at the same time. he’s always full of surprises!

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HeatNation99 June 16, 2023 - 5:26 pm

can’t believe this is happening at an NBA Finals game. if the allegations are true, it’s a disgrace. but let’s not forget, it’s also about that mascot incident. mcgregor really went wild on the court. gotta keep the game professional, man!

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FightNerd84 June 16, 2023 - 6:53 pm

conor mcgregor is a beast in the octagon but man, these allegations are serious stuff. hope the truth comes out and justice is served. and knocking out the mascot? dude needs to chill and focus on his fighting skills.

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SportsFan21 June 17, 2023 - 3:15 am

omg conor mcgregor accused of sexually assaulting a woman?!! that’s cray cray. hope they investigate properly and get to the bottom of it. also, he knocked out the mascot?? lol wtf was he thinking?!

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