Conor McGregor is apologizing for storming the cage and getting violent with MMA officers throughout Bellator 187 in Dublin final week … however he is nonetheless trashing the referee.
“I sincerely apologize for my habits ultimately weekends combat occasion in Dublin,” McGregor stated … including he let his feelings get the most effective of him after watching his coaching companion Charlie Ward win the combat.
“As a a number of weight UFC champion, government producer, function mannequin and public determine, I have to maintain myself to a better commonplace.”
However Conor refuses to again off his criticism of referee Marc Goddard — saying the ref made a “horrendous choice” attempting to permit the dropping fighter to proceed into the second spherical.
McGregor says he is personally witnessed an MMA fighter die from accidents suffered within the cage throughout a combat in Dublin — and he was afraid it might occur once more.
FYI, the deadly incident McGregor is referring to occurred in 2016 — and the person who died occurred to be combating Charlie Ward.
Conor says he has discovered from his “errors” and vows to be higher transferring ahead.
I sincerely apologize for my habits ultimately weekends combat occasion in Dublin. Whereas attempting to help a loyal teammate and good friend, I let my feelings get the most effective of me and acted out of line. As a a number of weight UFC champion, government producer, function mannequin and public determine, I have to maintain myself to a better commonplace. The referee Marc Gonard was making a horrendous choice in attempting to select an unconscious fighter up off the ground and power the combat to proceed into the second spherical. Even in opposition to the needs of the stated fighters coach. The combat was over. After witnessing my fighter in a combat the place the worst occurred and the opponent handed away from his accidents on the night time, I believed the worst was about to occur once more, and I misplaced it and over reacted. I’m sorry to everybody. I sincerely apologize to the Director of the Mohegan Tribe Division of Athletic Regulation, Mike Mazzulli, all of the officers and workers working the occasion, Andy Ryan and his fighter John, two stonch ones that put up an important combat each time. That facet will all the time have my respect, and lastly each considered one of my followers. I like yous all! I’ve all the time discovered from my errors and this shall be no totally different.