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Conor McGregor in good talks over plea deal after appearance at Brooklyn Criminal Court

Conor McGregor in 'good negotiations' for plea deal, says manager
Conor McGregor appeared at court on Thursday (Picture: AFP)

Conor McGregor is in good talks over his plea deal and hopes to resolve the charges against him by July 26, according to his manager.

The UFC star made a brief statement to reporters after a quick appearance at Brooklyn Criminal Court on Thursday.

McGregor told the court he would be negotiating a plea deal and was informed his next hearing was scheduled for next month.

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I regret my actions that led me here today, I understand the seriousness of this matter and Im hopeful it gets resolved soon. Thank you every one, McGregor told reporters afterwards.

Audie Attar also spoke to the gathered media and revealed he was confident the matter would be resolved at the next hearing.

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He said: Today we are here to focus on court. Were not going to focus on any future plans. Right now were in good negotiations with the district attorney. Were going to focus on that and focus on the future later.

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor leaves Brooklyn Supreme court in New York on June 14, 2018, stemming from his April attack on a bus at Barclays Center. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
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Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor leaves a Brooklyn Supreme court, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in New York. McGregor is in plea negotiations to resolve charges stemming from a backstage melee at a Brooklyn arena. The 29-year-old Irish fighter and co-defendant Cian Cowley remained free on bail after a brief court appearance on Thursday. They are due back in court July 26. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Attar would not reveal any details of the plea deal being negotiated, but the 29-year-old is not expected to serve any jail time.

McGregor was charged with assault and criminal mischief after attacking a bus full of rival fighters in April.

The UFC have yet to punish McGregor after his actions caused injury to fighters and forced the MMA promotion to cancel fighters scheduled for that weekend.

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor arrives at Brooklyn Supreme court in New York on June 14, 2018, for his hearing stemming from his April attack on a bus at Barclays Center. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
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