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Irish boxer Luke Keeler protested the act of the national fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor and challenged him to a Boxing match. Reported by Irish Boxing.
15 Aug Keeler caused a soldier to fight in his Twitter account. He noted that MacGregor also attacked his friend two years earlier. Keeler expressed his desire to put “an Irishman in its place.” Later, in an interview with Irish Boxing boxer said that the MacGregor came in touch with him and agreed to fight. Thus the Keeler doubt that the fighter will actually get in the ring.
About the incident involving 31-year-old McGregor became known on August 15. In April, he attacked the visitor to one of the bars of Dublin for refusing to try a whisky brand Proper Twelve. After recording with CCTV cameras McGregor has been criticized. In particular, the act of the Irish condemned the Russian fighter Habib Nurmagomedov.
The McGregor already had the experience in the ring. In 2017, he lost to American Floyd Mauser in the fight by Boxing rules.
Keeler is the current holder of the European title at Middleweight by the world Boxing organization (WBO). On account of the Irish with eight wins, four defeats and one draw.
MacGregor won the title of champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) in two weight categories. The Irishman has 21 wins by the rules of MMA. He lost four times. In particular, in the fight for the championship belt in the light weight he lost Nurmagomedov.
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