Former UFC ‘champ champ’ Conor McGregor has reacted after Katie Taylor suffered her first professional boxing defeat by the hands of Chantelle Cameron.
Taylor (22-1 Boxing) collided with Cameron (18-0 Boxing) in entrance of a packed home on the 3Arena in Dublin, Eire. With a win, Katie would have taken residence Cameron’s undisputed junior welterweight championship.
Sadly for ‘KT’ followers, she in the end fell quick in her bid to dethrone the light-welterweight title holder, dropping a majority choice (95-95, 96-94 x2).
Conor McGregor was in attendance cheering Katie Taylor on from his ringside seats, and shared the next feedback with The Mirror on what was her first profession defeat.
“It was a terrific battle, shut battle. I had it a draw.”
The former UFC champion continued (h/t MMA Knockout):
“She was scheduled for one completely different model of opponent, at a particular weight. That fell by way of. So, final minute, what does Katie do, the warrior that’s in her? ‘Give me one thing I can aspire to. I need to go up in weight, I wanna battle the champion within the heavier weight on the drop of a hat.’ Give her an opportunity, do it in Croke Park.
Head up, you’re the champion,” Conor McGregor continued. “You’re the Olympic champion and also you’re the world champion, nonetheless. Nonetheless, in your division.
Katie Taylor made it recognized that she plans on exercising her rematch clause and hopes to have the second battle with Cameron happen on her residence soil of Eire as properly.
As for Conor McGregor, UFC President Dana White introduced tonight that ‘Infamous’ has nonetheless but to enter the USADA testing pool and the promotion is having his battle with Michael Chandler happen in November or December.
Do you assume we’ll see McGregor battle in 2023?