(CNN) — Deadly two-time UFC winner Conor McGregor admits he was”at the wrong” after an altercation in a pub in Dublin in April.
A movie released on interpersonal media before in August appeared to show the punching.
But in an interview with ESPN, the 31-year-old states that watching the video again back is”like a dagger in my heart.”
“I must take accountability and take accountability,” McGregor said.
“It does not matter what occurred there — I was in the wrong. That guy deserved to enjoy his time at the pub with no end the way it did”
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Accepting his punishment
The issue is under investigation and McGregor, who announced his mixed martial arts retirement says he will accept whatever punishment has been given out.
“Whatever comes my way, I’ll face it,” McGregor added. “Whatever comes my way, so I deserve it. I shall face on this head. I won’t conceal from it.
“I have to be composed. I need to be Zen. I have to lead by example. I need to have a hold of this, and I am working hard to get this done.
“I’m taking the necessary steps”
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The episode in Dublin took place a month after McGregor was detained for allegedly smashing on a enthusiast’s phone in Miami, USA.
All charges dropped against the Irishman, later stating the accuser stopped cooperating and the country could no more establish the fees.
McGregor says he expects to learn from his difficulties for the advantage of the folks .
“I have been making amends to function better – for a better father, be a superior person, to be a much better role model to these children,” he explained.
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“I must realize that isn’t the attitude or behavior of a pioneer, of a martial artist or even a champion. I have to have my head screwed on and get back into the match, fight for salvation, retribution, respect – what made me the man.
“I was totally in the incorrect. This was unacceptable behaviour.”
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