It’s A Bold Move To Allegedly Punch An Irish Mobster In The Face — Even For McGregor

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Conor McGregor allegedly got into more than just a little scuffle this weekend out at a pub in Dublin.

The MMA fighter was apparently spotted cavorting in the Crumlin area before a shouting match ensued between him and two other men. It’s not clear what upset McGregor but the altercation quickly turned physical with one young man and another in his 50s, the Daily Mail reports.

According to News.Com.Au, McGregor “allegedly assaulted a man with ties to Kinahan lieutenant Graham “The Wig” Whelan — one of the country’s most feared gangsters who was a key player in a long-running feud which claimed 16 lives in the early 2000s. One report suggested the man, who is in his 50s, is Whelan’s father.

News.Com.Au points out that the mob has now made a threat against McGregor’s life, so things really aren’t looking too good for the fighter.

It seems like everybody is covering for McGregor too, which kind of makes things look even bleaker. If the Irish police claim they don’t have a report, the UFC president says he doesn’t belive the rumors, and even the most salacious Irish tabloids don’t print your name in their stories, it might be time to start packing your bags.

Maxim speculates we could see the MMA fighter making a strategic move to the U.S. sometime soon.