World_news UFC star Conor McGregor allegedly arrested on French island for attempted sexual assault: report – Fox News

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Newly retiredUFCstar Conor McGregor was allegedly arrested on a popular island south of France earlier this week for attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, reports say.

A Corsica court official confirmed the arrest in a statement to AFP,TMZ Sportsreported. According to the official, the alleged incident took place Thursday.

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“Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony Mac Gregor was the subject of a hearing by the gendarmerie services,” the statement read.

No further details about the incident were immediately known.

A spokesperson for McGregor told TMZ Sports on Saturday that he “vigorously denies any accusations of misconduct” and that he has been “interviewed and released.”

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The 32-year-old UFC fighter announced his retirement in June for the third time. But according toESPN, he hasn’t officially filed the paperwork yet.

On Friday, McGregor shared that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency boarded his yacht for testing.

“What’s going on here @UFC?” he said in a tweet. “USADA have just arrived to my yacht this morning for testing? I’ve retired guys! But go on then, I’ll allow them test me. It’s all natural here baby!”

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He announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Dee Devlin on Instagram last month.

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