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Conor McGregor Changes the Tide in Katie Taylor’s Favor Against Chantelle Cameron With Huge Redemption Warning

Published 11/28/2023, 12:08 AM EST

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Irish MMA superstar, Conor McGregor has come out to support his fellow Irish boxer, Katie Taylor. In a sensational showdown in Dublin, Taylor emerged victorious, securing the undisputed world super-lightweight championship after a fierce battle against Chantelle Cameron. The redemption was sweet for Taylor, who avenged her previous majority decision loss to Cameron six months ago.

And now with the record between them standing at 1-1, McGregor has come out to demand better terms for the rematch. The fight between the two women was marked by the weight and size difference on display. And ‘The Notorious’ has claimed that the trilogy only makes sense if the terms of the bout are changed as well! Let’s take a look at what he had to say!

Conor McGregor shares his support and terms for Katie Taylor’s trilogy bout

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In a roof-raising bout, Katie Taylor avenged her only career loss and became a two-weight undisputed champion. The fight reached a dramatic climax as Taylor almost hit the deck in the final seconds but managed to stay on her feet, a crucial moment for the scorecards.

Taylor, elated by her victory, called for a deciding trilogy fight at the iconic 80,000-seater Croke Park in Dublin. And the proposed third fight between her and Chantelle Cameron has drawn an interesting comment from Conor McGregor.

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In a post on Twitter/X, McGregor shared his support for Taylor by stating, “Two women amazing! Congratulations Katie Taylor! What a comeback! What a redemption! What a hero of Ireland!”

However, the Irishman also revealed the conditions he felt would be fairer towards Taylor for the conclusion of the proposed trilogy between the two. He shared, “Two division, Irish born and bred, UNIFIED World Champions! Boxing and MMA, Trilogy Rematch at OUR weight in Croke Park.”

Fans and the fighting world alike eagerly anticipate the culmination of this intense trilogy in a venue that echoes with the roars of Irish support for their boxing queen. However, Conor McGregor was absent from the event but he made sure to make his presence and support known through his posts on social media!

McGregor’s reaction to the win has gone viral 

Conor McGregor chose to watch Katie Taylor’s rematch with Chantelle Cameron from his pub rather than attending the event at the arena. Despite being an absent figure, McGregor filmed the lively reactions of fans at his bar as they celebrated Taylor’s majority decision win.

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The UFC superstar captioned the post as “iconic scenes.” McGregor extended a wholesome message to both Taylor and Cameron, acknowledging their ‘Fight of the Year’ contender. And his reaction to Taylor’s victory has also gone viral on the internet!

Looking ahead, McGregor, eager for a victorious return in 2024, plans to follow Taylor’s path as he eyes a fight against Michael Chandler that has left fans clamoring for his return! 

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Do you think the terms of the trilogy fight will provide an advantage for Taylor? And will Conor McGregor return to his championship form against Chandler? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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Dushyant Patni is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Dushyant brings 8 years of professional writing experience to his coverage of MMA at ES. This literature graduate excels in the coverage of both MMA-related and off-topic subjects.
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