“Absolutely Gorgeous Technique”- Conor McGregor Showers Praise on the New Slap Fighting Heavyweight Champion

Published 01/17/2023, 5:23 AM EST

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Slap fighting leagues are quickly gaining popularity in the combat sports world. A recent viral tweet showcased a new heavyweight champion being crowned, catching the attention of former lightweight champion Conor McGregor. ‘The Notorious‘, known for his achievements in the UFC and his highly publicized boxing match against Floyd Mayweather, had high praise for the league. McGregor’s endorsement carries weight in the world of combat sports. In addition, a fighter with one of the highest-grossing boxing matches in history, his support is a significant boost for the slap fighting sport. It is a testament to the skill and athleticism of the fighters involved in slap fighting as well as the growing interest in this unique and exciting sport.

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The rise of slap-fighting leagues is a trend that is worth paying attention to. With McGregor’s support, it is clear this is a serious sport. Fans of combat sports should keep an eye on the league as it continues to grow and evolve.

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Conor McGregor gives a Russian slap league a big thumbs up!

McGregor recently took to Twitter to praise the Russian slap league and congratulate the new heavyweight champion. In a video shared in the tweet, the Russian slapper is seen using an impressive technique to defeat his opponent.

He said, “Absolutely gorgeous technique congrats the new heavy weight champion.”

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While McGregor was excited, several others questioned it.

The video also shows the damage inflicted on the opposing fighter. He is seen holding his head and bleeding from the side of his cheeks. Moreover, indicating the power and force behind the slaps.

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Despite the graphic nature of the video, it is clear that the Russian slap league is not to be underestimated. The skill and technique displayed by the fighters, as well as the endorsement from McGregor, highlights the growing interest and respect for this unique combat sport. What’s more, this isn’t the first time McGregor has talked about Slap Leagues as a sport. In the past, he called out Nate Diaz to face each other in the new Dana White’s Power Slap League.

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Slap-Happy Feud: McGregor proposes settling the score with Diaz in the Slap League

‘The Notorious’ has always been known for his trash-talking, and this time he’s taking it to the slap league. In a recent tweet, the Irishman proposed settling his feud with Diaz by facing off in the slap league for the title.

McGregor had some choice words for Diaz, calling him a “little slapper” and suggesting that this would be a title ‘The Stockton Slugger’ would have a better chance of winning. He also expressed his interest in attending one of these matches.

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It seems like McGregor is keen on getting into the slap league and it would be entertaining to see him and Diaz face off in this new and exciting sport. With McGregor’s trash-talking and the younger Diaz brother’s reputation for being an equally tough opponent, it would be a match worth watching.

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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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