Conor McGregor and fellow UFC star Michael Chiesa settle lawsuit in court FOUR YEARS after McGregor injured the UFC star in his infamous 2018 bus attack
- Conor McGregor and Michael Chiesa have reached a settlement in court
- Chiesa sued McGregor over the injuries he suffered in the infamous bus attack
- The 34-year-old had to withdraw from his fight after being cut during the incident
- McGregor and his team attacked a bus carrying fighters ahead of UFC 223
- The Irishman was ordered to perform five days of community service in 2018
Conor McGregor and Michael Chiesa have settled their longstanding lawsuit in Kings County Supreme Court in New York.
Legal representatives for both fighters filed a stipulation of discontinuance with prejudice on Friday, which means both sides have agreed not to proceed with the lawsuit, and it cannot be refiled at a later date.
A source familiar with the lawsuit confirmed to MMA Fighting that the two sides had reached an agreement but revealed the terms of the agreement.
Michael Chiesa and Conor McGregor have reached a settlement in their civil lawsuit over the UFC 223 bus attack
The Irishman alongside members of his team attacked a bus carrying fighters ahead of UFC 223 in 2018
Chiesa filed the lawsuit in 2018 after being forced to pull out of his fight with Anthony Pettis at UFC 223 due to injuries he suffered in McGregor’s infamous attack before the event.
Following an altercation involving Khabib Nurmagomedov and McGregor’s sparring partner Artem Lobov prior to the event, McGregor and a number of his teammates stormed the area where the bus containing fighters was located. .
McGregor then threw a cart at one of the buses, leading to a number of fighters, including Chiesa, being injured and unable to compete in the event.
McGregor pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was ordered to perform community service following the incident
The former two-weight world champion hasn’t fought since breaking his leg against Dustin Poirier last year
After being unable to compete in his scheduled fight, Chiesa filed a number of charges against the Irishman, including assault, negligence, negligent infliction of emotional distress, willful infliction of emotional distress and battery.
McGregor pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was later ordered to serve five days of community service, which ended the criminal case against the 34-year-old.
Chiesa last fought in 2021, losing a unanimous decision to Sean Brady at UFC Fight Night 198. Meanwhile, McGregor is still preparing for his return to the Octagon as he continues his recovery after a broken leg suffered in a loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021. .