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Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Conor McGregor turned to striker, “Washington capitals” Alexander Ovechkin. He published a message on Twitter.
McGregor congratulated the Russian striker, who on 16 April had a fight with compatriot Andrey Sveshnikovym of “Carolina Hurricans”. The Irishman called Ovechkin “a real Russian” and wished to see him. At the end of the post, he wrote a phrase: “They can run, but still can not hide”.
Ovechkin and Svechnikov had a fight during the third match of the first round of the playoffs of the Stanley Cup, held on the night of 16 April. Striker “capitals” knocked out Svechnikova, then the forward “Hurricans” could not return to the ice. According to Ovechkin, the opponent himself asked him to fight.
The head coach of the Carolina Rod Brindamour questioned the fact that the instigator of the brawl was Svechnikov. The coach said that the video shows how sheep first resets the wrists.
Video, photo All from Russia.