45-Year-Old Boxer Claims He Made Conor McGregor Shave His Beard With His Act

Published 12/11/2022, 3:04 PM EST

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The first UFC 2 division champion is garnering a lot of attention from the boxing industry. Although Conor McGregor is not completely alien to the boxing ring, he has only fought once in his career. In addition, he faced one of the best boxers of all time Floyd Mayweather, a challenge many would evade, but he took it head-on. This speaks volumes in regards to the character of ‘The Notorious’. Once more called out by a legendary boxer, this time by a certain hall of fame inductee.

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Moreover, this has not been the only boxing match invitation presented to him recently. 8 different weight-class champion Manny Pacquiao also recently toyed with the idea of fighting him inside a boxing ring. Although this isn’t the first time that he has tried to execute the match-up.

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McGregor is currently recovering from his horrific leg break sustained against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264. Although inactive and outside the USADA testing pool, he vows to make a comeback in early 2023. With rumors suggesting a fight against Michael Chandler in the cards, it remains to be seen how active he will be.

Carl Froch is the latest boxer to call out Conor McGregor

The Notorious‘ remains one of the biggest money fights in combat sports. Perhaps that is why everyone wants a piece of him now that he isn’t in the best of shape. Moreover, Carl Froch has called out him several times over the years for a match-up.

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In a recent interview with boxing UK, Froch was full of nice words for him. Froch said, “He’s shaved his beard since I wrote him off hasn’t he! I told him I was going to grab him by his beard and drag him outside.

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Listen, I like Conor McGregor, there is a lot to admire about him, a lot of stupid haters give him a lot of s**t but Conor McGregor, for me is somebody that I admire, I think he is great“, He further added.

Moreover, he accepts that they both are great in their respective sports. Admitting that if he fought inside the octagon McGregor would emerge victorious as he would inside the boxing ring.

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Himakshu Vyas

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Himakshu Vyas is a Combat Sports author at Essentiallysports. He is passionate about sports, with soccer and MMA being the sports he is most involved in. Aside from that, he follows the global soccer scene.
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