UFC star demands fighters' gratitude to Conor McGregor: 'What touches turns to gold'

Champion of the organization makes public his admiration for former double champion of the organization

Conor McGregor is the greatest popularity phenomenon in the history of MMA. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Conor McGregor It is the biggest popularity phenomenon in the history of MMA. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Conor McGregor It may not be unanimous when it comes to your personality. However, the Irishman gained an unconditional fan: Dricus Du Plessis. In a statement released by 'MMANews', the UFC middleweight champion (up to 83,9kg) did not hide his admiration for the company's former double champion.

“Everything he touches turns to gold. He is a legend of the sport and did a lot for the sport. It made MMA famous worldwide. I understand when people dislike the character. I don't know him personally, but even if they don't like it, all fighters need to be grateful for the pay raise. I think that Conor McGregor is one of the most famous people on the planet,” said Du Plessis.

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