Charges against Conor McGregor dropped over allegedly stealing fan's phone
By Associated Press
Last Updated: 13/05/19 6:59pm
Prosecutors have dropped charges against Conor McGregor after he allegedly stole and smashed a fan's phone outside a Miami hotel.
The State Attorney's Office said on Monday that the victim has stopped co-operating with investigators and has recanted his story.
The Miami Herald reports the fan, Ahmed Abdirzak, dropped his civil lawsuit with McGregor after reaching a settlement.
The 30-year-old fighter was arrested in March. According to a lawsuit, Abdirzak and other fans were taking videos of McGregor outside a hotel when he allegedly punched the phone out of Abdirzak's hand, repeatedly stomped on it and walked off with it in his pocket.
McGregor is a former two-division UFC title holder who famously lost a boxing contest against the undefeated Floyd Mayweather in 2017.