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Conor McGregor Issues Apology For Bad Behavior At Bellator 187, but Omitted Goddard

Conor McGregor Issues Apology For Bad Behavior At Bellator 187, but Omitted Goddard
15/11/2017

Conor McGregor at Bellator 187

Conor McGregor has finally spoken out concerning the incident and the Bellator 187, issuing an apology for his behavior and making further statements concerning the officials of the event.

Conor McGregor jumped into the cage in the one round victory of Charlie Ward’s TKO victory over John Redmond, celebrating with his teammate, when he wasn't even a licensed conner man, got into an altercation with referee Marc Goddard and slapped a Bellator employee after he was taken off the cage.

This incident has been condemned by the many in the MMA world and many called for him to be disciplined. Though nothing has yet been confirmed on the issue, Conor has now come open with an apology for his behavior.

“I sincerely apologize for my behavior at last weekends fight event in Dublin,” McGregor said. “While trying to support a loyal teammate and friend, I let my emotions get the best of me and acted out of line. As a multiple weight UFC champion, executive producer, role model and public figure, I must hold myself to a higher standard.”

He apologized to many notably offended with his behavior on his Instagram page but omitted the Referee Marc Goddard in his apology.

“I sincerely apologize to the Director of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation, Mike Mazzulli, all the officials and staff working the event, [coach] Andy Ryan and his fighter John, two stonch ones that put up a great fight every time. That side will always have my respect, and lastly every one of my fans.”

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