Conor McGregor obtained a further cost of careless driving along with six present driving offences, a court docket has heard.
MMA star McGregor, 33, appeared at Blanchardstown District Court in Dublin on Thursday morning after the decide adjourned the case in June whereas the Director of Public Prosecutions thought of expenses towards the fighter.
McGregor sat in the back of the busy courtroom ready for his case to be known as.
The UFC star had been travelling in his €170,000 (£146,000) Bentley Continental GT alongside the N4 in west Dublin when he was stopped by gardai on 22 March.
McGregor final appeared in court docket on 7 April over two counts of harmful driving on 22 March. He was additionally charged with driving with out insurance coverage and a licence, and failing to supply a certificates of insurance coverage or licence.
The Irish fighter might face a six-month jail sentence for the fees and a most high quality of as much as €5,000.
Speaking to Mirror Fighting as he left court docket in April, McGregor mentioned his focus was on a return to MMA after nearly a 12 months sidelined. “Straight back into training,” he mentioned. “I’m looking forward to getting back into the Octagon. We’ll see what happens, the leg is getting better every day.”
However, final month it was confirmed the hanging specialist wouldn’t be returning to the Octagon till not less than 2023. Despite over a 12 months of restoration time and coaching twice a day, Tim Simpson, who manages McGregor, revealed that the fighter’s leg just isn’t totally healed and it’ll be a short time longer till he’s totally match.
“The leg is still healing. I think there’s a little bit more to go on that, but he’s been training like a madman twice a day, every day,” the Senior Vice President of Paradigm Sports advised MMA Junkie.
The hanging specialist suffered back-to-back defeats for the primary time in his profession in 2021, each of which got here towards Dustin Poirier. The second of these conferences (the duo’s third total) led to devastating style when McGregor fractured his leg on the finish of the primary spherical.
“He’s got his full team out there [Dominican Republic]: the McGregor Fast team, all his health and fitness guys, physio, boxing, coaching. He’s been going hard. He’s been training super hard. He’s in amazing shape – just final adjustments to get that leg back where it needs to be.”
The case is due again earlier than the courts on 24 November.