Outpouring of praise for Conor McGregor after he defeats Nate Diaz
The Notorious is back!
While we were all asleep, well most of us, Conor McGregor won his fight against Nate Diaz. The pair fought their welterweight rematch UFC 202 in front of a packed out T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
It was evident that Conor had a massive Irish support in the arena with "Olé Olé Olé" echoing from start to finish of the fight which lasted the full five rounds.
In the end, Conor was declared the winner against Nate in a majority decision.
He received messages of support on Twitter from fellow athletes and celebrities, as well as fans at home and all around the world who have been praising him for his triumphant return.
Hell of a fight. Congrats to McGregor for grinding out the win over Diaz. Guess there's gota be a third now #Warriors
— Chris Eubank Jr (@ChrisEubankJr) August 21, 2016
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