Former UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor has been arrested in Miami Beach on charges of strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief.
McGregor was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami tonight after an incident that allegedly took place early in the day outside the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel. The Miami Herald first reported the news.
Around 10:30 p.m. ET Monday, Miami-Dade County’s (Fla.) Corrections and Rehabilitation site no longer listed McGregor as an inmate in custody at the facility. He had been arrested and booked with bonds totaling $12,500.
McGregor allegedly took the phone from a man taking photos of him outside the hotel and smashed it. According to Miami-Dade County jail’s website, McGregor’s charges of strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief of $1,000 or more came with bonds of $7,500 and $5,000, respectively. Both are felony charges.
A spokeswoman for McGregor’s attorney, Miami-based Samuel Rabin, issued a statement to MMA Junkie that said: “Early this morning Conor McGregor was involved in a