UFC star Conor McGregor bailed after being charged with assault

Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor has been bailed after being charged with assault. Picture: AFP
Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor has been bailed after being charged with assault. Picture: AFP
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Conor McGregor has been released on a $50,000 bail by a New York judge after being charged with assault.

The UFC champion appeared in court alongside fellow fighter Cian Cowley, who was released on a $25,000 bail for the same offence.

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McGregor, 29, a titan of the sport and the UFC’s first two-weight champion, was charged following the incident at the company’s media day in Brooklyn on Thursday.

Both fighters are due to next appear at a New York court on June 14.