Evergreen Partners’ Karen Kessler stood alongside MMA fighter Conor McGregor as he addressed the press after his July 26th court appearance. McGregor and the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office were able to reach a plea deal inside the court room that all parties felt was fair.
McGregor plead guilty to a single violation of disorderly conduct for his involvement in an incident this past April at the Barclays Center. The plea deal requires McGregor to complete five days of community service and an anger management program lasting one to three days. In addition, McGregor is to make full restitution to the bus company for any damages suffered, which he has already done. With this agreement fulfilled, McGregor will face no jail time, will not have a criminal record and his travel visa will not be affected.
The District Attorney’s Office released the following statement, “This is a fair resolution that holds the defendant accountable, ensures restitution for the victims and requires the defendant to perform community service where he can reflect on his conduct and give back to society.”
Conor told the press and his fans “I just want to say I’m thankful to the DA and the judge for allowing me to move forward. I want to say to my friends, my family, my fans – thank you for your support.”
McGregor, an Irish native, was the first UFC fighter to hold two weight division championship belts at the same time. This resolution moves McGregor another step towards getting back in the Octagon.