Conor McGregor's dad denies that gangland figures are 'after' family 2 years ago

Conor McGregor's dad denies that gangland figures are 'after' family

"We have nothing to fear here whatsoever."

Tony McGregor has responded to rumours that his family has become involved in a feud with gangland figures.

Dad of UFC fighter Conor, Tony denied that the McGregors had anything to fear.

"That’s all nonsense, that is. Absolute nonsense. It’s an absolute nonsense story," he told the Mirror.

"It’s grown legs and it’s getting that ridiculous – it’s become funny. We have nothing to fear here whatsoever. There’s no one after us for anything.

“We’re a law-abiding family and we’ve stayed a law-abiding family.

"As a matter of fact, right now I’m going out to buy my TV licence."

He was speaking after claims circulated on social media that Conor had been involved in a fight with a man with ties to Dublin crime figures.

It's been claimed the man's family is seeking hundreds of thousands of euro in compensation.

Tony said that the Gardaí had not be involved and said the family was looking forward to their first Christmas with Conor Jr.

"Guards have no reason to be in touch. Why would they?

"We’re all just settling down for Christmas now. I’ve just got the grandson’s presents in today, they just came in from America."