Conor McGregor facing gun-related violation

UFC champ Conor McGregor is in hot water with cops in Ireland for a gun-related violation, according to Local authorities were alerted when he posted a picture of what appears to be himself with an automatic rifle.

It should be noted that McGregor has posted similar videos online, but they were Airsoft pellet guns.

SEAL Team Mac. #ShootToKill

A video posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Dec 29, 2015 at 10:18am PST

Ireland has very strict gun laws as most civilian weapons are licensed only for hunting or agriculture. According to police, even if it were an Airsoft gun, it could be a violation.

McGregor is expected to fight Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197 for the lightweight title.

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