A sexual assault case against UFC star Conor McGregor on the island of Corsica has been dropped due to a lack of evidence, according to reports.
The Irishman was apprehended by local police in the French territory in September 2020, after a woman accused him of “attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition.”
‘The Notorious’ has proclaimed his innocence ever since, and was released while neither formally arrested nor charged with a crime.
Some seven months later, TMZ Sports have reported that authorities in Bastia have sent the 32-year-old a letter explaining how they haven’t been able to find enough evidence to lodge a case against him following an investigation.
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Translated from French, it reads: “The examination of the present proceedings does not justify any criminal prosecution since:
– The facts or the circumstances of the facts of the proceedings could not have been clearly established by the investigations.
– The pieces of evidence are therefore not sufficient for the offense to be constituted and for criminal prosecution to be engaged.”
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McGregor vowed at the time that he will “never kill myself no matter how many wish for it,” in a deleted Facebook post aimed at a supposed suicide intervention worker who savaged him online for the furor.
“Try set me up all yous f*cking want over and over and over. The truth will always set me free!,” he continued.
“Be it baby father claims, rape, indecent exposure, bullsh*t WhatsApp group sh*t. You f*cking name it. Never will I fold!”
With this scandal out of the way, plus controversy regarding a delayed donation to his rival’s charity, McGregor can now focus on a trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier on July 10 that will put him back in the mix for the UFC lightweight title if victorious.
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