We're learning more about what led to Conor McGregor's bizarre attack on a bus of fighters at a UFC event

Business Insider | 4/6/2018 | Scott Davis
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Conor McGregor and a team of men attacked a bus carrying several UFC fighters after a press event on Thursday.

McGregor and his team threw loose objects at the bus, shattering the glass, and hurting several fighters.

McGregor - Retaliation - Fighters - Bus - Khabib

McGregor was reportedly acting in retaliation after one of the fighters on the bus, Khabib Nurmagomedov, had confronted UFC fighter and McGregor's friend and teammate Artem Lobov, earlier this week.

Police have charged McGregor with three counts of assault for the incident.

Conor - McGregor - Havoc - UFC - Press

Conor McGregor wreaked havoc at a UFC press conference on Thursday when he and a team of men stormed Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and attacked a bus carrying several fighters slated for this weekend's UFC 223 event.

McGregor and his team made their way to the loading dock of Barclays and caused a fracas, throwing guard rails, trash cans, hand dollies, and other loose objects at the bus.

McGregor - Bus - Hand - Glass - Lacerations

McGregor struck the bus with a hand dolly, shattering glass, and causing lacerations to lightweight fighter Michael Chiesa. Flyweight fighter Ray Borg also reportedly suffered injuries to his eye from the glass. Both fighters have been dropped from their fights this weekend.

While there was initially considerable confusion about the attack and McGregor's motivation, in the aftermath, what led to the incident has become clearer.

MMA - Fighting - Ariel - Helwani - Thursday

MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reported on Thursday that earlier this week, Russian MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is scheduled to fight this weekend, confronted Artem...
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