Conor McGregor Makes Statement on Irish Gangland ‘Death Threat’: Come and Get Me
Earlier this week, the Daily Mail reported that a death threat has been made against the UFC lightweight champion following an alleged pub brawl in Crumlin, Ireland.
They claim that one of the men McGregor found himself in an altercation with is a relative of a senior member of the Kinahan Cartel, who are said to be one of the biggest cocaine dealers in Ireland.
There has been no confirmation that McGregor was indeed involved in the alleged brawl, which is said to have taken place at the Black Forge Pub.
McGregor was quizzed about the alleged threat on his life yesterday afternoon after leaving the Blanchardstown District Court in Dublin and seemingly made light of the entire situation.
"Come and get me," the UFC superstar said while leaving the courthouse in his £200,00 BMW i8.
McGregor's alleged run-in with a member of the criminal underworld is currently the talk of the mixed martial arts world.
The Notorious' father, Tony, dismissed suggestions of his son being in danger in an interview with the Irish Mirror, insisting the story has been blown way out of proportion.
“It’s an absolute nonsense story," he said. "It’s grown legs and it’s getting that ridiculous – it’s become funny.