Updated: Jul 27
One of Ireland’s most famous actors has taken a shot at one of Ireland’s most famous athletes. Liam Neeson told Men’s Health that he is no fan of UFC fighter Connor McGregor, going so far as to compare McGregor to a “little leprechaun.” McGregor, one of the highest-paid athletes in the world, is the first UFC fighter to hold UFC championships in two weight classes simultaneously.
“UFC I can’t stand,” Neeson said. “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.” ... read more