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Dana White Goes Berserk As Conor McGregor Sends Miami Heat Mascot to the Ambulance in Front of a Million Eyeballs at the NBA Finals Game

Published 06/10/2023, 3:29 AM EDT

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Conor McGregor has seemingly discovered the secret to getting the limelight upon him. Without a doubt, the former UFC double champion loves being the center of attention. However, some of his acts tend to leave the fans in splits. Recently, ‘Mystic Mac’ graced the 2023 NBA Finals with his presence at Kaseya Center, Miami, for the match between Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets. He wasn’t just present at the court but performed a little stunt that caught the attention of the entire globe!

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After greeting the other athletes like Odell Beckham Jr., the mixed martial artist showcased an act where he got into a fight with the Heat mascot Burnie, and knocked him out. The video got viral on the internet and the fans had a lot to say about it. Many fans tagged Dana White and asked him to give McGregor a title shot. Undeniably, the UFC boss had to respond to the fans.

Dana White responds to fans asking him to let Conor McGregor have a title shot


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During Game 4 of the 2023 NBA Finals, McGregor entertained the entire world with an act. The mascot was wearing giant golden boxing gloves as he approached the fighter on the court. The mascot hopped as if he were challenging McGregor for a fight. 


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Thereafter, the Irish fighter, who was dressed in red, let out a strong left hand that sent the mascot down. He sent a second punch to Burnie, who was already on the floor. Immediately, a team of actors playing medics rushed to Burnie’s aid. Right after McGregor seemingly threatened the mascot with another punch, the team of medics dragged the mascot out of the scene by his legs.


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As soon as the video found its way to the internet, it became a hot topic of discussion amongst the fans. ESPN MMA was quick to share the video on Instagram. Combat and NBA fans quickly took over the comments section. One of the fans asked White to give ‘The Notorious’ a chance to fight for the title.

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After the fans kept tagging the UFC president, he had no choice but to respond to the requests. He took to the comments and replied, “LMFAO!!!!!!!!!”


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Indeed, McGregor knows how to make an impact and entertain the audience no matter where he is! What are your thoughts about the act? What do you think of White’s response? Let us know in the comments down below.



Krushna Prasad Pattnaik

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Krushna Pattnaik is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports, with a deep passion for martial arts and storytelling. His extensive training in BJJ, Tae-Kwon-Do, and Muay Thai has given him a unique perspective on the sport of MMA, and his love for analyzing fights is evident in his exceptional writing. Krushna's personal experience in the ring has given him a deep understanding of the intricacies of a bout, and he brings this knowledge to his writing, providing readers with insightful and engaging content.

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