It finally happened Friday night. Conor McGregor finally had another fight.
No, the former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion has not returned to the octagon.
Rather, McGregor stepped into a boxing ring, although he wasn’t exactly having a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Videos posted on social media Friday night showed McGregor appearing in a boxing exhibition in his hometown of Dublin at the Crumlin Boxing Club.
Crumin is the neighborhood in Ireland in which McGregor was raised, and the Irish Mirror reported Thursday that McGregor dropped by the place where he got his start in the fight game when we was a wee lad.
We don’t know much else about the McGregor’s foray into the squared circle as of this writing, we’ll admit, although comments left on the social media posts implied this was a charity event of some sort.
Still, with no word of a McGregor return to the octagon any time soon, we figured you’d want to see actual footage of McGregor in the ring, so take a look for yourself:
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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