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Lookalike Drug Dealer Jailed For Impersonating UFC Superstar Conor McGregor

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Lookalike Drug Dealer Jailed For Impersonating UFC Superstar Conor McGregor

A drug dealer who impersonated Conor McGregor and even carried 'McGregor Enterprise' business cards has been jailed.

Mark Nye was pulled over by police in the UK and told them his name was "Conor", while he had hundreds of business cards promising 'the best drops in Surrey'.

Nye - who boasts an expansive beard but almost certainly isn't a two-weight UFC champion - was caught in February while trying to discard Class A drugs and two mobile phones, according to a report in Wales Online.

Credit: Surrey Police
Credit: Surrey Police
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When officers analysed Nye's phones, they discovered messages in relation to drug dealing. They also found a large amount of boric acid, an agent used by dealers to cut drugs, and a large cleaver readily accessible by his bed.

The 34-year-old pleaded guilty at Guildford Crown Court to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, driving while disqualified and without insurance. He was sentenced to two years and nine months behind bars this April.

Credit: Surrey Police
Credit: Surrey Police
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The real Conor McGregor, has had his run-ins with the law himself.

In 2018, the MMA superstar grabbed a metal trolley and threw it, smashing the window of a bus carrying UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov in New York. McGregor pleaded no contest to a count of disorderly conduct and was ordered to perform five days of community service.

The 32-year-old also pleaded guilty to punching an elderly man in a Dublin pub in 2019 and was fined £860.

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However we're sure that the charismatic welterweight - currently in training for his rubber match with Dustin Poirier in July - doesn't drive around Surrey without a license but with a load of Class A drugs.

So let's hope Nye has learned his lesson and drops his 'Notorious' act for good.

All imagery: Surrey Police/PA Images

Topics: Conor Mcgregor, UFC, MMA

Alex Reid
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