Dana White Unveils New Meeting With Conor McGregor

McGregor in plea talks over UFC melee

MMA fighter Conor McGregor finds himself back in the courtroom today following a backstage fight at the Barclays Center where he smashed a window on a bus carrying fellow UFC fighters which caused injuries to two. That meeting has yet to materialize, but White says they have set a new date for their sitdown.

"He and I are meeting on the 18th of this month", the UFC president today told TMZ.

McGregor is scheduled to be in a NY courtroom on Thursday to make his first appearance since posting bail following his bazaar antics in early April.

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This marks the third time in three weeks that talk of a meeting between McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC) and White has come up.

Reports in America are saying that McGregor is working on a plea deal as he could face seven years in prison for the incident. "I'm pretty confident [a lightweight title fight] is a fight that Conor wants, and I'm pretty confident that is a fight Khabib wants".

"I don't know what's gonna happen. I don't know what Conor and his team have worked on", White told TMZ Sports. White maintains that he has had no involvement in how the legal proceedings in McGregor's case have played out, adding, "Whatever happens tomorrow, I will be as shocked as you".

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