UFC champion Conor McGregor has been charged with three counts of assault, one count of criminal mischief in New York.
He is due to appear in court later on Friday, US police said.
McGregor was detained following an incident at a UFC media day in Brooklyn on Thursday. The 29-year-old had earlier been stripped of his UFC lightweight title.
Since the news broke, McGregor has been trending worldwide and here's what people have to say:
Yeah. Conor McGregor fucked up. But let's not forget that Undertaker kidnapped Stephanie McMahon and attempted to marry her against her will.— John Hasemeier (@JTHVisuals__) April 6, 2018
I’m not condoning Conor McGregor’s actions, but find yourself a friend that will literally fly in from another continent to defend you.— Norm Kelly (@norm) April 5, 2018
Conor McGregor is such a disgraceful person to Ireland. I can’t even with this guy. 🙄— 𝑪𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒕𝒆𝒏𝒂𝒚 🕵🏻♀️🏥🏃🏻♀️👟 (@QPSSherlockRuns) April 6, 2018
I can't believe for a second this Conor Mcgregor thing is not just a massive PR stunt #ConorMcGregor it's all about the future money 💰— Mark Dowling (@Ipswichmark) April 6, 2018
Conor McGregor has lost the plot. Too much money, too much partying, too big of an ego. Ruined himself— Luke Jacob Robinson (@LJ__Robinson) April 6, 2018