Conor McGregor attended the 2022 Cannes Film Festival and did so in style. ‘Notorious’, who is known for his unparalleled pampering and endearing sociability, was seen with a number of fans as well as celebrities in Cannes, France.
On his official Instagram account, McGregor has posted several photos from his trip to the French city. The notable MMA icon is placed alongside social media phenom Khaby Lame aka Khabane Lame, who happens to be the second most followed TikTok star in the world right now.
McGregor posted a few photos via his Instagram with Lame. ‘Notorious’ also attached a statement along with the photos, which reads as follows:
“Tik toks main man, @ khaby00!”
Conor McGregor is out injured
McGregor’s most recent bout was a lightweight MMA fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in July 2021. The bout saw Poirier win via first-round TKO after McGregor suffered a mid-fight leg injury that caused him to win. he cannot continue.
The former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion has been out of action ever since. Despite that, McGregor has vowed to return from an injury hiatus this year. Earlier this year, the Irishman suggested that he wants to fight for the UFC Welterweight title against defending champion Kamaru Usman.
In addition, McGregor also expressed interest in facing Charles Oliveira for the currently vacant UFC lightweight title. McGregor’s next opponent and exact return date have yet to be officially announced.
Michael Bisping praises Conor McGregor for his legendary career trajectory
On his YouTube channel, Michael Bisping Hall of Famer recently paid tribute to Conor McGregor. ‘The Count’ highlights McGregor’s impressive career trajectory in the field of combat sports and points out that no one currently has the big box office traction in fighting games like McGregor.
“Nobody does it like Conor McGregor. Like he said, when you fight him, it’s a night of red panties. And that’s an absolute truth. Because when you look at the numbers, it’s an absolute truth. hey, it’s amazing. In just nine UFC pay-to-views, he’s sold 30,442,000 buys, and of course, 5,307,000 buys going up against Floyd Mayweather. , you put it all together, that’s just under 19 million pay-per-view purchases. That’s quite a… It’s unbelievable! It’s true.”
The consensus is that no matter who McGregor faces in his highly-anticipated comeback fight, his return is sure to be an epic sports-entertainment showdown. For now, it’s unclear whether McGregor will stay in lightweight or return to heavyweight for his next bout.
https://www.sportskeeda.com/mma/news-mma-legend-conor-mcgregor-catches-tiktok-star-khaby-lame-cannes?utm_source=feed&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=sportskeeda MMA legend Conor McGregor catches up with TikTok star Khaby Lame in Cannes