Conor McGregor Can-Throwing Incident Could Cost the Fighter Even More Money

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By TheBlast Staff on April 2, 2018 at 9:16 PM EDT

The guy suing Conor McGregor after the fighter allegedly threw a can at him during a press conference has gone back to court seeking more money because he claims McGregor profited off of the incident with a smartphone app.

According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Wiliam Pegg recently amended his lawsuit against McGregor over the August 2016 incident.

Pegg claims McGregor profited from his allegedly wrongful conduct with the creation, distribution and sale of a smartphone app that featured McGregor throwing cans. In addition to the original damages he was seeking, Pegg is now after all profits McGregor made from the app and any other deals he profited from based on the incident.

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As The Blast first reported, Pegg sued McGregor last year for what went down during the press conference for Conor McGregor’s fight with Nate Diaz at the Copperfield Theater in Las Vegas.

The presser became infamous when Diaz stormed out and the two began throwing water bottles at each other. Video from the event showed McGregor grabbing a can of what appeared to be a Monster energy drink off a table and throwing it at Diaz.

Pegg claimed in his lawsuit the can hit him in the back near his left shoulder. He claimed he incurred medical expenses from his injury for just under $5,000. He sued asking for $95,000 in damages.

McGregor filed docs denying any wrongdoing and demanding the case be dismissed.

The case is ongoing.

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