In this world, patience is a virute. But so is good cardio.
Early Monday morning, former UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor allegedly smashed the phone of a man who wanted a picture with him and fled the scene with the smashed phone in his possession. By Monday afternoon, McGregor was arrested in Miami Beach on charges of strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief. By Monday evening, McGregor was released from jail and walked out of the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center with a mob of photographers following him.
With all of that over with, rather than sit and sulk over what had just transpired, McGregor apparently went out for a jog.
Barstool Sports has cell phone video – shot from a moving vehicle – that shows McGregor trotting across a bridge in Miami. McGregor, 30, is wearing white headphones and a heartrate monitor as he jogs shirtless through the night (via Twitter).
It was probably the best shot anyone was going to get of McGregor given his alleged hostility toward cellular devices. When English fan Ahmed Abdirzak reportedly tried to snap a shot, the ex-champ slapped the phone out of his hands, stomped on it repeatedly and made off with the evidence.
McGregor posted bail around 10:30 p.m. local time on Monday and took to Instagram early Tuesday morning to assure his fans that all is well. He is due back in a Miami court on April 10.
The legal trouble comes one week after McGregor cleaned the slate for his infamous bus attack at UFC 223. He reportedly completed an anger management class and finished off a five-day community service order by working at a pair of churches.
McGregor is still weighing his options for a return to the octagon. UFC President Dana White claims he wants a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov after the lightweight champ submitted him this past October at UFC 229.
The Irish star will need every last drop of gas in the tank if he wants back in the octagon with Nurmagomedov. Might as well start filling up now.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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