Conor McGregor: UFC star arrested in Miami for altercation with fan

Conor McGregor has been charged by police for allegedly stamping on a fan’s mobile phone in Florida.

Miami Beach Police said the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion slapped the victim’s phone out of his hands and “stomped on it several times” after the man attempted to take a picture of the mixed martial arts star.

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The report added: “The defendant then picked up the victim’s phone and walked away with it” and said the phone was worth around $1,000 (£755).

McGregor has been charged with “strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief” after the incident outside the Fontainebleau Hotel on March 11.

He has since been released and posted on Instagram: “Patience in this world is a virtue I continue to work on. I love my fans dearly. Thank you all.”

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The 30-year-old is currently serving a suspension for his part in the chaos that followed his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October.

He is in Florida with his family celebrating his mum’s birthday where he entered a different kind of arena than he is used to.

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In July, McGregor was ordered by a court to have anger management training and undertake five days of community service in return for the dropping of criminal charges for attacking a bus containing rival UFC fighters.

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