MMA News Round-Up: Conor McGregor and Dee Devlin Visit Police Station, Dana White on Khamzat Chimaev’s UFC Future, Jeff Molina Reveals Sexual Orientation

Published 03/18/2023, 8:40 AM EDT

The fast-paced world of MMA showcased a number of noted happenings in the last 24 hours as well. From some news related to the noted UFC icon, Conor McGregor to the words revealed by Dana White about a top Welterweight’s future. Hence, we are here with our MMA news roundup for the day to get the fans a summary of some of the most noteworthy MMA world events from the last day.

Today, we’ll begin with putting an eye on the incidents that took place while the UFC icon Conor McGregor got included in the St. Patrick’s day parade in Savannah, Georgia. Further, the UFC supremo, Dana White, talked about the coveted Welterweight, Khamzat Chimaev‘s future in the UFC. Finally, we’ll wrap up today’s edition after knowing a startling fact about the UFC Flyweight Jeff Molina.

Conor McGregor had a great time celebrating St. Patrick’s day at Savannah


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The coveted UFC icon Conor McGregor recently had a family accompanied visit to the emergency service centers (viz. Police Station and Fire Station) of Savannah, Georgia, to celebrate the noted festival of St. Patrick’s day. He was invited by the authorities as the ‘guest of the day’ for the festival. St. Patrick’s day celebrates Irish culture in general.

It’s pertinent to note that ‘McGregor Fast’ had also donated a whopping $3.7M through his ‘Proper No 12 Irish Whiskey’ to the emergency service centers of Savannah to date. The entire amount had been pledged towards the welfare of the families of the first responders of the infamous 9/11 incident. The crowd, McGregor and his family, all looked incredibly happy to join the celebrations. The Irishman also shared a few snippets from his visit on his Instagram profile.

Well, a lot of fans might say that doing these sorts of things, earn ‘Mystic Mac’ a lot of appreciation.

Dana White revealed what Khamzat Chimaev’s future in the UFC might look like

The UFC supremo, Dana White, recently appeared at a press meet and talked about one of the most coveted UFC issues. Despite the dominant display of his fight prowess at UFC 279, the feared UFC Welterweight, Khamzat Chimaev, hadn’t got himself on any recent fight card yet. This had a lot of fans wondering about ‘Borz’s future UFC bouts.

He had also expressed his desire to go up to Middleweight and claim the championship apart from his known choice of fighting “everybody”. At the conference, White also sang the same tune as he stated, “Yeah, he’ll [Khamzat Chimaev] fight at middleweight. And yes, he’s in a position where he should be fighting top 3 guys in the world.”

A lot of fans might take White‘s final sentence as an acceptance of ‘The Chechnyan native’s superb in-octagon skills.

UFC Flyweight Jeff Molina accepts his bi-sexuality

The famed American UFC Flyweight, Jeff Molina, recently made an announcement about his sexuality. ‘El Jefe’ took to his Twitter handle lately and posted a screenshot of his self-written note revealing his bisexual nature.

Notably, a video of ‘El Jefe’ performing a sexual act with another male had already got viral on social media prior to his announcement. Molina‘s confession notes also revealed that it was not the way he had planned to announce his sexuality.

He also laid stress on the fact that he “wanted to be known for his skills” and not as the “bi UFC fighter”. Sadly, he also expressed his confidence that some would definitely turn his unwanted “bi UFC fighter” label to “gay UFC fighter.

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But, there probably are a lot of fans who will support Molina even after this announcement.

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Souvik Roy

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Souvik Roy is currently a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. An avid UFC follower, Souvik combined his love for the sport and his passion for words to turn his interest into his Livelihood. A Diploma holder in Electrical Engineering, Souvik has worked as a Freelance Link Builder and Content Writer previously and wrote for various clients and businesses.

Edited By: Vineet Nandwana