UFC Champion Conor McGregor Being Investigated By Police For Posing WIth Gun On IG

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UFC champion Conor McGregor is currently under a police investigation in Ireland and it’s all because of a picture he posted on social media.

Yesterday, McGregor posted this picture of himself in a BMW M8 wearing a balaclava and pointing a firearm out of the window with the caption “Put the fight game in the bag and step away from the vehicle”.

Put the fight game in the bag and step away from the vehicle.

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After the picture was posted, a spokesperson for the Garda (Irish police) in Dublin told the Irish Independent newspaper that the photo and McGregor’s possession of a potential firearm is being investigated.

We are investigating the circumstances under which the photo was taken. Gardai from Crumlin are investigating.”

There’s a debate amongst police officers and ballistic experts on whether the gun is a Koch MP5 machine pistol with a silencer attached or a replica. Either way due to the strict gun laws in Ireland, McGregor could be facing criminal charges that can result in up to a year in prison just for the possession of a replica firearm.

This is terrible timing for the UFC as they recently announced that McGregor is fighting Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 197 just yesterday.


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