Michael Chiesa Files Criminal Charges Against Conor McGregor “Lock Him Up”

    

Former UFC two division champion Conor McGregor caused an insane scene yesterday at the Barclay’s arena where he and several goons attacked Khabib Nurmagomedov’s bus hurting several fighters causing 3 bouts to be cancelled and getting himself arrested and charged with a felony. Michael Chiesa was scheduled to face Anthony Pettis in the biggest fight of his career but when Conor threw the dolly through the van window, the glass smashed into Chiesa’s face and he was rushed to the hospital. Chiesa went back to cut weight where he was later pulled from the card. According to TMZ, Chiesa filed a police report and is pressing charges in hopes to have Conor locked up.

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One of the UFC fighters Conor McGregor injured during his window-smashin’ bus attack at the Barclays Center has filed a police report against the Irishman … TMZ Sports has learned. Our sources say Michael Chiesa — who was hospitalized with facial lacerations — spoke with cops at the arena after the incident on Thursday … and again when they visited his hotel later that night. Of course, Conor was also arrested late Thursday night … and charged with 1 count of felony criminal mischief and 3 counts of misdemeanor assault. We’re told one of the assault charges is for injuring Chiesa … who was forced to withdraw from his fight vs. Anthony Pettis at UFC 223 as a result of his injuries. Dana White previously told us McGregor will likely be sued by several people involved in the incident … so stay tuned.

McGregor is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in MMA history, having headlined four out of the six highest-selling UFC pay-per-view events.[13] His headline bout with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 drew 1.65 million PPV buys, the most ever for an MMA event.[14] His boxing match with Mayweather drew 4.3 million PPV buys in North America, the second most in history. Conor Anthony McGregor[16] was born on 14 July 1988 in Crumlin, Dublin, the son of Tony and Margaret McGregor.[1] He was raised in Crumlin and attended a Gaelscoil and Gaelcholáiste at both primary and at secondary level in Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght, where he also developed his passion for sport playing association football. In his youth, he played football for Lourdes Celtic Football Club.[17] At the age of 12, McGregor also began boxing at Crumlin Boxing Club.

In 2006, McGregor moved with his family to Lucan, Dublin, attending Gaelcholáiste Coláiste Cois Life. Following that, he commenced a plumbing apprenticeship.[20] While in Lucan, he met future UFC fighter Tom Egan and they soon started training mixed martial arts (MMA) together. On 17 February 2007, at the age of 18, McGregor made his mixed martial arts debut in an amateur fight against Kieran Campbell for the Irish Ring of Truth promotion in Dublin. He was victorious via technical knockout (TKO) in the first round. Following the fight, he turned professional and was signed by the Irish Cage of Truth promotion. In 2008, McGregor began training at the Straight Blast Gym (SBG) in Dublin under John Kavanagh.

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