Speaking to Men’s Health, Liam Neeson expressed his hatred for the UFC and, in particular, Conor McGregor.
For clearly different reasons, Liam Neeson and Conor McGregor are two of Ireland’s most incredible pride. However, good blood does not flow between the two considering the words with which The 70-year-old Taken actor spoke during his interview with Men’s Health about the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight double-champion.
“UFC I can’t stand. That to me is like a bar fight. I know the practitioners are like, ‘No, you’re wrong the months of training we do, Why don’t you just grab a beer bottle and hit the other guy over the head? That’s the next stage of the UFC. I hate it.”
While Liam Neeson did praise McGregor for being the biggest celebrity in the sport, In fact, Five of the top six UFC pay-per-view events with the most revenue were led by McGregor, But the Star Wars actor disagrees with McGregor and believes that he belittles their nation’s image.
“That little leprechaun Conor McGregor, he gives Ireland a bad name. I know he’s fit, and I admire him for that. But I can’t take it.”
Conor McGregor on Twitter posted this as a response.
Irish proud – always. 🇮🇪— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) February 3, 2023
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