Conor McGregor arrested for dangerous driving and £140,000 car seized

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Conor McGregor was arrested connected Tuesday nighttime successful Ireland for alleged unsafe driving, with his Bentley Continental GT concisely seized.

The erstwhile UFC lightweight and featherweight champion is believed to person been pulled implicit by Gardai connected the N4 motorway and charged with unsafe driving.

He was arrested, taken to Lucan Garda presumption and past released with his car returned to him. The Irishman is owed to look astatine Blanchardstown District Court successful April.

A connection from Gardai read: Gardai arrested a antheral aged successful his 30s successful narration to an incidental of unsafe driving successful the Palmerstown country yesterday evening, Tuesday 22nd March 2022.

‘The antheral was taken to Lucan Garda Station wherever helium was aboriginal charged.

‘He has been released pending an quality earlier Blanchardstown District Court astatine a aboriginal date.’

A spokeswoman for McGregor told MailOnline: ‘Mr. McGregor was driving to the gym erstwhile helium was stopped by Gardai for alleged roadworthy postulation violations.

‘He passed the cause and intoxicant tests taken astatine the station.’

Another of the UFC’s apical stars, Jorge Masvidal, has besides been arrested, charged with felony artillery aft an altercation with welterweight rival Colby Covington successful Miami Beach connected Monday night.

A constabulary study said Gamebred, ‘punched him with a closed fist 2 times successful the face,’ referring to an incidental betwixt him and Covington astatine a restaurant.

Former hostile of some McGregor and Masvidal, Nate Diaz, commented connected the treble arrest, tweeting: ‘All you @...

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