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“Conor Boy Die Ahead” – 58-Year-Old Former UFC Champion Mark Coleman Calls Out Conor McGregor for a Boxing Match

Published 05/28/2023, 3:34 AM EDT

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Conor McGregor has made his presence known to the world in the quirkiest way possible. After calling-out Canelo Alvarez, ‘Mystic Mac’ decided to fire up against UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman. In a tweet, it was announced that Coleman was coming back for a celebrity boxing match. But McGregor seemed to like the limelight as he accepted the challenge in a deleted tweet.

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However, McGregor’s move didn’t go unnoticed. The 58-year-old UFC Hall of Famer took to Instagram and sent a reply to the former UFC double champion. After claiming to be a big McGregor fan, he seemed confident about defeating ‘The Notorious’ in a boxing bout. Furthermore, he kept saying that being sober was, in fact, cool. He also thanked the Liver King for spreading around the ancestral tenants.

Mark Coleman responds to Conor McGregor’s call-out


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Following the call-out by ‘The Notorious’, Coleman decided to get back at the mixed martial artist. He shared a video on Instagram where he seemingly agreed to fight the Irishman. Howbeit, the fight has to take place in a squared ring. Furthermore, he also took a jab at the fighter for stealing a round from Khabib Nurmagomedov.


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Coleman said, “Hey, NotoriousMMA, Conor McGregor. I’m a big fan. Thank you for calling me out. Has to be boxing, I’ll smash you in MMA, you know that. You did steal a round from Khabib, but that’s at 155… But I want a red panty night. Sober is cool. Conor boy die ahead. Hammer house for life.” Thereafter he declared that he wanted a red panty night.


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In the caption, he declared that he was indeed excited about the call-out. Although he believed that a boxing match would be competitive, he would knock McGregor down at some point in time. He wrote, “it’s a red penny/Panties night Connor McGregor called me out I’m so excited can’t be mma I snatch him that Boxing probably be competitive but at some point I’m going to land and knock him out size matter get sober I will help u and i will show u how to wrestle carnivor diet 9 ancestral tenants thx @liverking Always Sober is cool.”

Moreover, the Irishman has been making the rounds in the news with his involvement in the boxing world.

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The recent news about McGregor has been tuned up to be linked with boxing. Previously at the Black Forge Inn, he declared that fighting Alvarez wouldn’t be a problem for him. Thereafter, the two have shared a few heated words on the internet.


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McGregor also gave a call to Coleman. In a tweet, we saw Coleman working out and preparing for a return to the canvas for a celebrity boxing match. Surprisingly, the Dubliner responded, “Challenge accepted!”


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What are your thoughts about McGregor’s call-out and Coleman’s subsequent reply? 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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