Conor McGregor cleared of sex attack allegations as UFC star ‘pleased it’s over’

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    Conor McGregor will not face criminal charges following allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in June.

    The UFC icon denied the allegations that he attacked a women during in NBA Finals game at the Kaseya Center, after she claimed he forcibly kissed her and made her perform oral sex.

    His attorney said in a statement to the Daily Mail: "After a thorough investigation, including a review of videos and interviews with eyewitnesses, the authorities have concluded that there is no case to pursue against my client, Conor McGregor.

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    "As anticipated, this decision by the authorities confirms Mr. McGregor’s account of the evening.

    "On behalf of my client, his family and his fans we are pleased this is now over."

    The alleged incident took place as the Denver Nuggets took on Miami Heat on June 9, the same night the 35-year-old punched a mascot to the floor in a stunt that went wrong.

    The woman alleged she was leaving the arena when told McGregor was waiting for her in the toilet by his security. However, he denied all allegations of any wrongdoing.

    It emerged a day later McGregor was expected his fourth child with wife Dee Devlin, with the Irishman now ready to return to the UFC after entering the USADA testing pool.

    McGregor hasn't been inside the Octagon since suffering a broken tibia during his trilogy against Dustin Poirier in Las Vegas.

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    UFC President Dana White has said of McGregor's return: "I literally have nothing planned for Conor McGregor right now.

    "The paperwork is being submitted. We’ll play it by ear, see how things work out, there’s still a lot of things that have to happen as far as fights go and then we’ll decide where he’s going to land.”

    A potential return for the biggest name in the sport could be for UFC 300, which is set to take place in the early months of 2024.

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