Conor McGregor Being Sued For Bottle Throwing Incident

The UFC 202 pre-fight press conference between then UFC Featherweight Champion (now lightweight champion) Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz got heated quickly, which lead to both fighters and members of their teams throwing water bottles at each other.

McGregor and Diaz were both handed punishments by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), both had also put the incident behind them.

However, according to a report from The Blast, a man who was at the event is suing McGregor because he claims that he was struck in the back by a can of Monster Energy.

It’s unknown at this time if the can was empty or full, it is also unknown where the can resides at this very moment.

William Pegg is the name of the man suing McGregor, alleging that injuries sustained from the can cost him $5,000 in medical expenses.

Due to the injuries and the out of pocket medical expenses, the injured man is suing McGregor for $95,000.

In response to the lawsuit, the McGregor legal team has denied any responsibility on the fighter’s end and Pegg has also named McGregor Sports & Entertainment in the suit.

It is unknown at this time when McGregor is returning to the UFC after The Money Fight, but he is expected to face Diaz in a trilogy fight when he does make that return.  

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