Conor McGregor has always found a way to make headlines, whether he is scheduled to fight soon or has not been active for many years. He has done this again.
The former two-division UFC champ stepped in the ring to share an intense fight with the former bantamweight champion Petr Yan during the IBA Night of Champions event in Dubai.
Both men were welcomed into the ring by Umar Kremlev—the president of the International Boxing Association—who seemed thrilled to be accompanied by two of the biggest names in MMA today. After the unique face-off ended, the two stars hugged and shared a photo with the IBA President.
Conor McGregor and Petr Yán face off in Dubai😂 pic.twitter.com/Kn8e3g1iZy
— Full Combat (@fullcombatoff) December 9, 2023
The brief moment between Conor McGregor, and Petr Yan was enjoyed by those in attendance. Ringside spectators have shared other angles of their strange confrontation.
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Petr Yan, who was defeated by Merab Davalishvili in a one-sided fight earlier this summer, has not been seen on the scene since. No Mercy is currently on a three-fight losing streak…