An Irish woman has claimed she was attacked by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Conor McGregor while on his yacht.
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This was reported by the Spanish daily newspaper “Ultima Hora” on Tuesday. The woman claims the 34-year-old hit her and threatened to drown her.
McGregor has since denied this.
“Mr. McGregor steadfastly denies all allegations made by a guest on his boat,” a representative for the mixed martial arts specialist said in a statement provided to ESPN.
An investigation is currently being conducted by the authorities of Ibiza, an island off the coast of Spain where the facts alleged against McGregor took place.
According to the representative, the alleged victim told police that a man other than McGregor had hit her shortly after the incident.
The woman told Ultima Hova that she was invited to his yacht by McGregor after they met at a nightclub on July 16. She said the fighter became aggressive the next morning and punched her in the stomach and chin. She escaped by jumping into the water and was rescued by a Red Cross boat.
A judge in Ibiza is currently taking testimonies from the woman and the witnesses. He will then decide whether to bring charges against McGregor.