UFC Star Conor McGregor “Stands With India” In Country’s Fight Against COVID-19 | Other Sports News

UFC Star Conor McGregor

Irish Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor on Wednesday mentioned that he stands with India within the nation’s battle towards the Covid-19 pandemic. McGregor posted a photograph of himself coaching with Indian heavyweight fighter Ramston Edwin Rodrigues and he captioned the put up as, “Training with India’s next heavyweight champion, @ramstonrodrigues. Working with Ramston, I know first hand how strong India and its people truly are! I stand with India in their fight through Covid. Let’s go India! We are with you! The world is with you.”

Ramston Rodrigues additionally posted a photograph on Instagram together with McGregor and he captioned the put up as, “Thank you champ @thenotoriousmma for your kind words and support to our great nation. We learn and come back stronger than ever. Stay strong India.”

With 4,205 COVID-related deaths within the final 24 hours, India reported one other grim file of the very best single-day demise depend, as per knowledge from the union well being ministry.

The final file was reported on May 7, with 4,187 deaths.

A complete of three,48,421 new COVID-19 instances and three,55,338 discharges have been reported within the final 24 hours, taking the nation’s complete optimistic instances to date to 2,33,40,938.

Earlier this 12 months, McGregor had made his return to MMA ring however he was defeated by Dustin Poirier on the Etihad Arena.

In the light-weight battle, Poirier knocked out McGregor within the second spherical. The end got here at 2 minutes 32 seconds.

This was the second conflict between the 2 as McGregor and Poirier had fought earlier than again in 2014. At that point, McGregor had received the featherweight battle by first-round TKO at UFC 178.


It was McGregor’s first battle since January 2020 when he had defeated Donald Cerrone at UFC 246.

In the Welterweight bout, Mcgregor was at his greatest and dominated Cerrone fully, knocking out his opponent in simply 40 seconds of the primary spherical.

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