– Former UFC light-weight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor appeared within the Brooklyn Felony Court docket in New York Metropolis on Thursday on his prices from the UFC 223 incident. McGregor, together with teammate Cian Cowley, said in a short assertion to the decide that their authorized group wants extra time. A brand new listening to has been scheduled for July 26.
In a press release he gave exterior the courthouse, McGregor mentioned “I remorse my actions. I perceive the seriousness of this matter and I am hopeful it will get resolved quickly.”
Again in April, McGregor, Cowley and several other others stormed the Barclays Heart following a media occasion. They attacked a van transporting UFC fighters again to a resort. The outcomes left a number of fights scrapped from the occasion and accidents to many on the van.
– One present UFC fighter has determined to talk out towards the thought of Greg Hardy competing contained in the Octagon. Jessica-Rose Clark advised the “Phonebooth Preventing” podcast that she does not imagine Hardy needs to be signed based mostly on his previous home violence prices.
“I do not imagine individuals like that change,” Clark mentioned (due to MMAjunkie for the quotes). “Athletic potential appears to supersede any unfavorable factor you do in your life. You see it time and time once more, like Kobe Bryant. It occurs so typically and it blows my thoughts that that is the place our society is at.”
Clark’s former fiance, Julian Wallace, pleaded responsible in 2016 to 2 counts of assault from an incident involving the fighter. Clark is about to face Jessica Eye at UFC Combat Evening 132.
– Interim UFC welterweight champion Colby Covington tossed out the ceremonial first pitch at a current Miami Marlins baseball sport. Covington claimed the title with a choice victory at UFC 225 over Rafael dos Anjos.
Large thanks to UFC Champ Colby “Chaos” Covington for popping out tonight to throw the primary pitch!#JuntosMiami pic.twitter.com/5iogsN0zxp
— #VoteMarlins (@Marlins) June 14, 2018
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