A personal injury lawsuit against former UFC two-weight champion Conor McGregor by a woman, along with his mother, has been delayed until 2022, due to several issues with circuit TV footage closed (CCTV).
According to a report by The star, the case involving the former undisputed lightweight and featherweight champion, McGregor has been delayed, likely until at least February 2022, as the state requested sufficient time to collect CCTV footage of an incident alleged at Beacon Hotel, Dublin, as reported The New York Times, which is to be used as evidence in the High Court case. The hearing was scheduled to begin on Monday, November 1.
Personal injury complaint against former UFC champion Conor McGregor postponed until next year
The report details how An Garda Siochana (Irish police) compiled a lengthy file in connection with a preliminary investigation into the aforementioned woman’s allegations against McGregor, 33.
CCTV evidence has been requested on the grounds that it may contain footage relating to an alleged incident in December 2018, allegedly involving Crumlin native McGregor.
The woman in question has filed a multi-million dollar personal injury claim against McGregor in connection with the alleged incident in 2018. The criminal case against the UFC star has been closed, alongside an investigation by Gardai after the director of Public Prosecutor’s Office (DPP) decided that no charges would be brought against McGregor.
A previous statement released by McGregor’s press secretary Karen Kessler confirmed that his client would dispute any claims against him.
“After an exhaustive investigation by the Gardai which, in addition to interviews with the complainant, included interviews with numerous sources, obtaining witness statements, reviewing closed circuit images and the cooperation of Conor McGregor, these allegations were categorically rejected. Mr. McGregor will dispute any claims and is confident that justice will prevail.“
McGregor himself has already addressed the allegations against him, calling them “old news“.
“You know it’s old newsMcGregor said. “It was thoroughly investigated over two long years and I was cleared of any wrongdoing and that was it.“
The woman in question is claiming a loss of current and future income, as well as claiming to have had to leave her home and relocate from her area of residence. The woman’s mother is also filing a personal injury lawsuit against McGregor and is not seeking a settlement either.