Conor Macgrigoriae: Mike Blake / Reuters
The journalists of the newspaper The Sun remembered the Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Conor McGregor “the pool of tears” after the first defeat. The article presents quotes Lithuanian fighter Artemia Sitenkov, who defeated the Irish in 2008.
“He was crying and was very upset. I had to stay in the locker room to cheer him up,” recalled Sitenkov.
July 31, McGregor published a post on Twitter and was intrigued by the fans. “I accept the challenge!” — wrote Irish. While fans had only to guess one of the men was referring to McGregor.
McGregor said about leaving the martial arts June 7, 2020. Last fighter twice in 2016 and 2019 — has announced the completion of a career in MMA. Later he changed his decision.
Just for a career in MMA Irish had 26 fights. 22 of them he won, four lost. Thus he became the champion of the ultimate fighting championship in two weight categories.
On account Sitenkov 31 fights in MMA. He has 15 wins, 16 matches he lost.