McGregor to strike plea bargain with US prosecutors to avoid jail

McGregor to strike plea bargain with US prosecutors to avoid jail

UFC fighter Conor McGregor's legal team is set to strike a plea bargain with New York prosecutors to make sure he avoids jail.

He was charged with assault and criminal mischief after throwing a metal trolley at a bus carrying UFC fighters in April.

According to TMZ.com, McGregor's team want prosecutors to reduce his charge of felony misdemeanour to just a misdemeanour.

This would allow the fighter to avoid a possible jail term and deportation.

He is due back to appear before a Manhattan court on Thursday.

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