Arnie hails Conor McGregor after stunning UFC victory
Published 21/07/2014 | 13:50
UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been earning widespread acclaim following is comprehensive victory in the O2 at the weekend, with Hollywood legend Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeting his support.
The Irish star marked a successful comeback from injury to defeat Brazilian Diego Brandao in the opening round of their contest on Saturday night and it has not gone unnoticed around the world.
McGregor backed up his pre-fight confidence with yet another stunning display that caught the attention of the 66 year-old Schwarzenegger last night.
Praising the ‘McGregor-nator’, the actor, film producer and former Californian Governor was clearly impressed by the latest display from one of Ireland’s leading sports stars.
Congratulations @TheNotoriousMMA on a fantastic victory yesterday. You are the McGregor-nator.— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) July 20, 2014