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.

Digital Desk


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