A woman’s reaction to seeing UFC superstar Conor McGregor take a dive at a local swimming hole has gone viral over the weekend after the photo of the incident was shared on social media by one of the Irishman’s training partners. MMA fighter Dillon Danis, 25, shared the photo of McGregor diving into some water on Friday via Twitter. The Bellator MMA star awarded his friend McGregor a diving score of 9.0.
— Dillon Danis (@dillondanis) July 18, 2020
But the real star of the show turned out to be an unnamed woman in the background of the photo who apparently just couldn’t quite get over what she was witnessing in person.
This would be my reaction too, seeing Conor Mcgregor doing an Olympic quality dive! 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/muJWOfnaXi
— T4H Snazzyy (@KingSnazzyy) July 18, 2020
Maybe she was shocked at seeing the UFC star in real life.
Maybe she just hates diving.
Maybe she’s a big fan of Khabib Nurmagomedov and is used to rooting against McGregor.
Or maybe she’s just super miffed that McGregor retired in June instead of continuing his career after stopping Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246 in January.
Whatever the reason, it’s a fantastic picture of McGregor taking what appears to be a pristine dive that a woman in the background hilariously appears to be appalled by.
And don’t forget the other people there who weren’t even watching this amazing thing unfold right before their very eyes because they were too busy looking at their phones.
— trevvlevv (@TrevorLeVasseur) July 18, 2020
Conor McGregor Recently Linked to Boxing Superstar
The MMA superstar has the world wondering if a match with boxing great Manny Pacquiao is on the horizon.
Pacquiao wished the Irishman happy birthday via social media and the response was a thank you and what seems to be a stipulation for a fight at 170.
Thank you Emmanuel, 170. https://t.co/34aoWV5gKI
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) July 16, 2020
McGregor has only one professional boxing match on his record and it’s a loss. The Irishman lost via 10th-round stoppage to Floyd Mayeather Jr. back in August 2017.
Meanwhile, Pacquiao is one of the most accomplished fighters in boxing history and is still active in the sport.
But both men are massive celebrities within and outside of their fields. And many would argue McGregor proved against Mayweather that he could hold is own inside a boxing ring even against the world’s best.
And who knows? With such significant advantages in size and age against Pacquiao, maybe McGregor could shock the world and upset Pacquiao.
The Future for Conor McGregor
What does the future hold for the UFC’s biggest star?
That’s a big question facing combat sports fans today.
The 32-year-old Irishman is the biggest star in MMA and seems to be in his prime. McGregor retired in June, a maneuver he’s pulled three times prior. And for that reason, many people, including Dana White, don’t expect this retirement to last long.
But for the most part, it truly seems as if McGregor is enjoying his retirement.
McGregor, 32, retired last month, but he might be headed back into the Octagon or even a boxing ring soon.
Until then, it looks like he’ll be performing surprise tricks amongst the rest of us.
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