Sinead Kavanagh’s newest win — her fourth within the Dubliner’s previous 5 fights — didn’t escape the eye of her longtime teammate Conor McGregor.
Kavanagh turned in a dominant hometown efficiency finally Saturday night time’s Bellator 291 card from contained in the 3Arena in Eire’s capital metropolis, simply profitable a choice over Metropolis Kickboxing’s Kiwi star Janay Harding to extend her skilled document to 9-5 — with Kavanagh’s sole defeat stretching again to the summer time of 2019 coming in a title bout in opposition to the legendary Cris Cyborg.
The 37-year-old, who wore cage apparel which displayed a sponsorship from McGregor’s Black Forge Inn pub, has been a longtime stablemate of McGregor’s on the mats at SBG. McGregor is presently in Las Vegas filming a season of ‘The Final Fighter’ reverse Michael Chandler so he was unable to be cageside for the competition as he was for Kavanagh’s win in opposition to Leah McCourt precisely a yr earlier — however he made positive to tune in, and afterwards provided his ideas on what he described as a “phenomenal efficiency”.
Straight again the gaf ❤️ phenomenal efficiency Sinead! Tremendous impressed!
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) February 27, 2023
“Straight again the gaf,” he wrote in response to a Kavanagh tweet during which she stated the “beers [are] on me”.
“Phenomenal efficiency Sinead,” added McGregor. “Tremendous impressed.”
Following Kavanagh’s win in opposition to McCourt final yr it emerged that Bellator had been lining her up for a second bout in opposition to featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, although this was waylaid by a knee harm sustained by Kavanagh within the bout. Talking to the media, together with The Mac Life, final week in Dublin, Bellator president Scott Coker stated that Kavanagh is within the title image — however stated the promotion would wait till after the Bellator 293 conflict between McCourt and Cat Zingano earlier than revealing Cyborg’s subsequent title challenger.