Published: Tue, September 12, 2017
Sport | By Gary Shelton

Conor McGregor sued for role at UFC 202 presser

Conor McGregor sued for role at UFC 202 presser

This confrontation reached a hectic crescendo when McGregor and Diaz's team got into a odd firefight, whipping water bottles and energy drink cans at one another from opposite sides of the David Copperfield Theatre in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Father of arguably the greatest boxer of all time, Mayweather Snr claimed his son didn't even train for the fight.

McGregor did well in the early rounds, before Mayweather took over the fight and stopped the MMA fighter in the tenth round at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. According to a report from The Blast, the Irishman, who now owns the UFC lightweight title, is being sued by a man who was on site during the fracas.

According to The Blast report, Pegg claims he suffered $5,000 in medical expenses.

Pegg is suing for $95,000 a number he reached based on Conor McGregor making $15 million for that fight and Nick Diaz landing 166 significant strikes during the UFC 202 bout. You can see in the video above, at one point, McGregor grabs a can of what appears to be Monster energy drink off the table and throws it at Diaz.

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As has become his custom, McGregor arrived fashionably late for the news conference, causing Diaz and his team to angrily exit the dais as McGregor was answering a question.

According to the report, Pegg alleges in his lawsuit that he was hit in the back by a can launched by McGregor on August 17, 2016, at the Copperfield Theater in Las Vegas.

Pegg claims in the lawsuit that Conor McGregor made $15,000,000 from his fight with Diaz, during which he was "significantly" struck by Diaz 166 times. So ...

Floyd Mayweather Sr has dealt some serious blows to the boxing credentials of Conor McGregor. McGregor filed a motion to dismiss the suit in May, but was denied by the court.

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