Conor McGregor has owned the building on Drimnagh Road in Crumlin since 2019. A private party was held there at night.
Dublin Live reported two men on scooters had been sighted in the area just prior to the attack. Irish media suggests the attackers assumed he was a star UFC is inside.
“There were allegedly two people on scooters who were driving past the premises at the time. They were then chased by two people from the pub,” reported Dublin Live. Later, according to local media reports, two pipe bombs were found outside the back door of the pub.
Journalists speculate that the attack may be related to a fight with a local gang boss that Conor McGregor got into in 2017.
McGregor is not only a recognized MMA fighter, but also a businessman. His Proper Twelve whiskey has recently appeared on the market. In addition to the Black Forge Inn pub, the 33-year-old also owns the Black Marble Arch bar, also located in Dublin, and several sports companies.
Police appeal to witnesses for help. She also asked for a video from the camera standing next to the car. The police said in their announcement that they are looking for the perpetrators “in the attempt to destroy the licensed premises at Drimnagh Road, which took place on January 12, 2022”. At the same time, it was emphasized that there was no major damage.