Conor McGregor Clarifies The Truth About His Aunt’s Death

Published 03/16/2020, 5:23 PM EDT
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Conor McGregor released a long statement on how he wanted people to stay safe during this ongoing pandemic. However, towards the end of the message, he seemed emotionally frustrated as he talked about the death of his aunt. McGregor attended the funeral of his kin earlier today. A while back he had also explained the exact reason for his aunt’s death.

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The news of his aunt’s death came at the end of a post dedicated towards Coronavirus. Moreover, he cursed the virus when he talked about her death. This led to people assuming that her aunt passed away due to the virus. However, Conor later clarified that the virus didn’t affect her in any way.

I want to clear up that it has been confirmed she was not a victim of coronavirus,” the Irish megastar wrote on his Instagram. He also thanked everyone for their heartfelt messages. He asked the people to stay close to their loved ones during these stressful times.

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Conor McGregor attends aunt’s funeral

McGregor attended the funeral of his aunt on Monday. He was accompanied by his wife Dee Devlin. Conor’s father, Tony McGregor, also attended the event. The total number of people attending was close to 100.

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The total number of people infected with the virus in Ireland has reached 169, along with two the death of two. However, what is alarming is that the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that a 30% increase in the number of cases is expected every day.

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All major steps have been taken to control the spread of the virus. The government has banned public gatherings of more than 500 people. Furthermore, all schools and nurseries have been closed. Along with this, residents have been urged not to travel overseas.

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“The Notorious One” has already lauded the efforts of his government on the issue. He said that he believed that they had the thing under control. However, as medical experts have noted, the next seven days are very crucial for the health of the people of Ireland.

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Rishabh Singh

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Rishabh Singh is an MMA author at EssentiallySports since 2020. An engineer in the making, his love for combat sports began by watching Anderson Silva light people up inside the Octagon. When he isn't busy in his technical pursuits, he is an avid reader with a love for sports in general and sporting history in particular.

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