Woman alleges UFC fighter sexually assaulted her conor mcgregor on June 9 after Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Miami, according to demand letters written by his attorney.
McGregor has denied the allegations.
Asked about the allegations, Miami police told CNN they are investigating a report that was filed but did not provide further details.
The woman’s lawyer wrote in a letter to McGregor that McGregor is accused of multiple crimes, including sexually assaulting and assaulting an unidentified woman in a VIP men’s bathroom at the Kasia Center where the game was held. The letter also claims that McGregor abducted the woman and emotionally abused her.
McGregor’s representatives told CNN in a statement: “The allegations are false. Mr McGregor will not be intimidated.”
Separate letters sent by the attorney to the NBA, the Miami Heat and the Kasia Center claim he was an accessory to the alleged sexual assault and assault, and that he aided and abetted the alleged kidnapping, among other claims.
The letters demand McGregor, the Kasia Center, the NBA and the Miami Heat organization preserve all video, photographs and other possible evidence.
NBA spokesman Mike Bass gave this statement to CNN on Thursday: “We are aware of the allegations and are working with the team to gather more information.”
Miami police confirmed to CNN that they are investigating a report filed on June 11.
“This is an open investigation so no additional information can be released at this time,” police spokesman Michael Vega said in a statement.
The Miami Heat acknowledged they are aware of the allegations and will not comment pending the outcome of their investigation.
During the same game, McGregor punched The Miami Heat mascot was displayed twice during the mid-play of the game, after which the mascot costumed artist went to the hospital and was sent home after taking pain medication. according to athletic,
In a statement, UFC officials said: “The organization is aware of the recent allegations regarding Conor McGregor and will continue to gather additional details regarding the incident. The UFC will allow the legal process to complete before making any additional statements.
No arrest or case has been registered in the matter.
McGregor has not attended a UFC event after breaking his left leg In a fight with Dustin Poirier in July 2021.
denver nuggets beat the Heat in Game 4 and gone Win the NBA Title in Game 5 in Denver on Monday,