An Irish retired professional mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor has been detained for alleged lewd exposure on the French island of Corsica.
According to the AFP news agency, McGregor was doing training for a 180-kilometre voyage to raise awareness of water safety on the French island.
The former UFC champion has retired from MMA for the third time and he is now training with a new goal in mind.
The Dubliner last fought in the UFC in January against Donald Cerrone before retiring for the third time in three years later in the year.
A statement from the prosecutor’s office attained by AFP reads:
“Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony Mac Gregor was the subject of a hearing by the gendarmerie services.”
Earlier, Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor was seen doing a training on a water bike for a charity challenge on French Riviera.
Conor McGregor is preparing himself for Princess Charlene’s Monaco water bike challenge.
McGregor has to travel from Calvi to Monaco as quickly as possible on a water bike.
Over a distance of 180km, two teams of four will battle it out to cross the line first.
The aim of the endurance race, which will take part on 12-13 September, is to raise awareness about water safety.
McGregor is training hard to ensure he is ready for the challenge.
Conor McGregor was pictured wearing a bright green jersey as he set off on his water bike in Calvi.