Conor McGregor has been accused of raping a woman at Game 4 of the NBA Finals, though his team denies the allegation.
The Alleged Assault Went Down After Conor McGregor Punched The Miami Heat Mascot
TMZ reported on the accusation against the UFC fighter on Thursday (Jun. 15), and the sexual assault allegedly went down right after the Denver Nuggets bested the Miami Heat on June 9.
McGregor initially made headlines for attending the match and participating in a halftime show game that involved him ruthlessly punching the Heat mascot.
However, the outlet reports that McGregor is accused of “violently” assaulting a woman in a Kaseya Center men’s bathroom later that same evening.
Harrowingly–in demand letters penned by attorney Ariel Mitchell–NBA and Heat staff are reportedly accused of facilitating the attack by separating the woman from her friend.
The woman says she was then ushered into a restroom, where Conor McGregor and his security guard were allegedly waiting.
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Allegedly, Conor McGregor “aggressively” kissed the woman as his security guard blocked anyone from entering or exiting the bathroom.
The 34-year-old is accused of then forcing the woman to perform fellatio before allegedly attempting to sodomize her.
The woman says she was able to eventually escape after throwing some ‘bows, and she soon filed a police report. TMZ confirmed that the Miami Police Department has been investigating the matter since Sunday.
After making police contact, the woman sought out settlements from Conor McGregor, along with the NBA and Miami Heat.
In response to the situation, though, Conor’s representatives say the “allegations are false.” They also add, “Mr. McGregor will not be intimidated.”
As for the Miami Heat, the team released a public statement and proclaimed, “We are aware of the allegations and are conducting a full investigation.”
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) June 15, 2023
UFC reportedly acknowledged the situation by sharing that the organization would “allow the legal process to play out.”
Conor McGregor has yet to speak on the situation.