Thursday 26 April 2018

Conor McGregor: 'It is only a lesson if you learn from it. I learn everyday'

Conor McGregor stands with his lawyer Jim Walden, right, and John Arlia during his arraignment in Brooklyn federal court. Photo: AP
Conor McGregor stands with his lawyer Jim Walden, right, and John Arlia during his arraignment in Brooklyn federal court. Photo: AP

Has Conor McGregor suggested he has learned his lesson from the bus incident in New York last week that landed him in court faced with charges of assault?

The Dubliner appeared in a New York City courtroom last week on charges of assault, following a violent backstage fracas after a press event at UFC 223.

He is charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief, after the altercation in a parking lot at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn which left two UFC fighters injured.

He was released from custody on bail and ordered to return for a court hearing on June 14, with his bail set at $50k.

McGregor took to social media to share a somewhat cryptic post. The Notorious said: "It is only a lesson if you learn from it. I learn everyday."

As always, it's not quite straightforward.

McGregor has kept out of the public eye since then, but broke his silence on Friday with a message about his family.

He shared a picture of himself and his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, at a restaurant with their son, Conor Jr.

"I have the best job in the world looking after my family," the accompanying caption read.

"If we all look after our own, we are all looked after."

McGregor is due back in court on June 14.

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