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Eddie Hearn describes what it was like to look at Katie Taylor’s loss alongside Conor McGregor

Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn watched Katie Taylor’s big Ireland homecoming this past Saturday alongside UFC superstar Conor McGregor, but the result was unfortunately not what McGregor nor most of the fans in attendance hoped for. Taylor dropped a majority decision to Chantelle Cameron at Dublin’s 3Arena in the main event of the DAZN-streamed card.

Eddie Hearn describes what it was like to look at Katie Taylor’s loss alongside Conor McGregor

Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn watched Katie Taylor’s large Eire homecoming this previous Saturday alongside UFC celebrity Conor McGregor, however the consequence was sadly not what McGregor nor many of the followers in attendance hoped for.

Taylor dropped a majority determination to Chantelle Cameron at Dublin’s 3Arena in the principle occasion of the DAZN-streamed card. Having shared the promotion for the bout with “The Infamous,” Hearn shared how McGregor reacted to Taylor’s loss on house soil.

“He was gutted when Katie misplaced,” Hearn mentioned Monday on The MMA Hour. “All of the Irish [fans] had been, however he was getting up, he was banging the canvas through the battle.

“However pay attention, he was an actual gem to have concerned within the promotion. Passionate. Clearly from a profile perspective, unbelievable, a great deal of power. I used to be saying [to him] the opposite day, ‘[You’re] in all probability probably the most recognizable individuals on the earth, love you or hate you.’”

McGregor has been supportive of Taylor competing in Eire for the reason that concept originated to host the rematch between her and Amanda Serrano on Irish soil, and whereas that second bout didn’t come to fruition, the previous two-division UFC champ nonetheless needed to be concerned.

The eagerness of McGregor was proven to Hearn all of battle week, however it was the co-main occasion that basically received McGregor a bit fired up, citing the matchmaking from Hearn when the longtime Irish light-weight champion was stopped within the third spherical.

“When Gary Cullly misplaced, he received up and he was like, ‘Why did you place him in with him,” Hearn mentioned of McGregor. “I used to be like, ‘Effectively, sorry.’ He mentioned, ‘It’s his homecoming in Eire, you must’ve given him a can.’

“I used to be like, ‘That man’s misplaced three of his final [five]. Garry Cully was like 50-to-1 odds to win. He traded along with his chin in [the air].’ Then I’m considering, ‘Oh God, please, Katie, don’t lose.”

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