TMZ obtained video of the altercation Thursday. The AP notes McGregor’s criminal defense attorney seemingly dismissed the suit, calling it “a quick effort seeking a payday.” Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a yearPolice say Abdirzak, 22, attempted to take a picture of McGregor when the UFC star left the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel Monday morning. McGregor, however, slapped the phone out of Abdirzak’s hands and proceeded to stomp on it several times. He then grabbed the phone, fled the area and was later arrested. UFC star Conor McGregor is facing a civil lawsuit related to an alleged incident in Miami which he is accused of smashing a man’s phone. After McGregor was charged with felony strong-armed robbery and misdemeanor criminal mischief, the man, Ahmed Abdirzak, filed a lawsuit seeking more than $15,000 as he is accusing McGregor of battery, assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress, according to Miami-Dade County, Florida court records obtained by The Associated Press.