Irish crime gang

McGregor's life 'in danger'

McGregor, who hails from Dublin, is alleged to have "inadvertently locked horns with members of the Kinahan cartel, which includes people who are well accustomed to killing," according to respected crime reporter Paul Williams of the Irish Independent.

Williams said nobody should underestimate or play down the serious and perilous situation that McGregor is in after reports the infamous Kinahan crime cartel want to seek retribution against the UFC lightweight champion over an assault in an Irish bar.