Blended martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has informed a courtroom that he “regrets” a behind the curtain brawl at an enviornment.
The 29-year-old Irish fighter used to be charged with attack and felony mischief after an incident on the Barclays Centre in New York, and has now entered into plea negotiations.
He and his co-defendant Cian Cowley have been launched on bail after a temporary courtroom look in Brooklyn and are because of go back to courtroom on 26 July.
In a commentary outdoor the courtroom, McGregor stated: “I be apologetic about my movements that led me right here as of late.
“I perceive the seriousness of this topic and I’m hopeful this may occasionally get labored out.”
Assistant district lawyer Janet Gleeson stated the case had now not been offered to a grand jury for indictment on account of the continuing plea negotiations.
Video photos of the brawl seems to turn McGregor and his entourage the usage of a steel barricade and different items to ruin home windows on a bus full of opponents.
The melee came about after a media match to advertise a chain of UFC fights at Brooklyn Area.
One fighter at the bus used to be hit and reduce by means of an object thrown via a window, whilst every other had the cornea of his eye reduce by means of the glass because it broke into mud.
McGregor passed himself in to police quickly after the scuffle and used to be launched on $50,000 bail.
McGregor cheered Cowley throughout a struggle in Belfast over the weekend, and the pair flew into the USA on a personal jet for the listening to.