A security guard is attempting to sue UFC superstar Conor McGregor in regards to the now infamous bottle-throwing incident with Nate Diaz and his crew at a UFC 202 pre-fight press conference in Las Vegas last year.
During the melee that day, McGregor picked up a can of Monster Energy and hurled it at a balcony above him where Diaz and his entourage had been hurling bottles of water down at him.
The security guard, named as William Pegg, claims he was hit in the back by that can and afterwards had to spend $5000 in medical bills as a result of the injuries he sustained from the impact.
Pegg filed his suit in March, seeking a total of $95,000 in damages from McGregor in relation to the incident, but legal advisors for ‘The Notorious’ have since denied any responsibility on their client’s behalf.
McGregor is already $25,000 out of pocket as a result of the chaotic scenes that day after being fined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for his involvement in it.
It remains to be seen if he’ll now have to pay out again to Pegg, but either way it’s not exactly going to break the bank given that McGregor reportedly earned in the region of $15 million for his second fight with Diaz, while he’s estimated to have ringed up closer to $100 million for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather last month.