Former UFC champion Conor McGregor commented on his detention for the first time on the island of Corsica, France, on September 14.
The Irishman posted several messages on Twitter, but soon deleted them.
“I can’t do it. I am just crushed. I try to be strong for my children and people who support me,” he wrote.
On September 10 McGregor sailed to Corsica Island on a yacht with his fiancée, Dee Delvin, where he was taken to the police station. The police report said it was an “attempted sexual assault and exhibitionism”. The incident was only known to have taken place in a bar.
The athlete’s representatives told the portal that he denied all charges and was released from the station after the interview.
UFC President Dana White later commented on the soldier’s detention and said he did not know the details of the incident. He noted, however, that McGregor’s life became “total madness” after the athlete became “megapopular.