Conor McGregor will be gifted a life-size sculpture of himself worth over €50k on his 30th birthday. I like Conor McGregor - he's a great guy.
In an interview with Anatomy of A Fighter (via MMA Fighting), UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said that he thinks that the victor of Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez at UFC on FOX 28 (on July 28) should get the next title shot. "It's normal that someone made a decision to immortalise him in this way".
"He is a phenomenon of our time - not just a smart athlete", Askelovic said.
He claimed the Ultimate Fighting Championship's featherweight and lightweight titles before trying his hand at boxing.
Last August, he switched to boxing to fight Floyd Mayweather.
The Rock plans to get experience before eventual USA presidential run
And we gotta say, despite The Rock coining "The People's Eyebrow" during his WWE days, Colbert's had a more impressive arch. But that was only the second portion of their lengthy interview.
Real Madrid issue statement clarifying their position on Neymar
Real Madrid issued a statement late on Friday evening to deny recent reports in the media, linking the Spanish club with Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar .
Le Tissier comments on Shaqiri's reported move to Liverpool
Liverpool have completed the signing of Xherdan Shaqiri , the Merseyside club announced on Friday. The Mirror says Liverpool face competition from Lazio for Shaqiri.
The artist admits that he hasn't actually spoken to McGregor directly, but has been communicating with him through a friend.
The sculptor worked on the 100-pound statue McGregor for about 5 months using only pictures of fighter.
"It's up to you what you see in it", Aspencrow said. "Someone Conor will remind a prisoner, someone- God, and others - ordinary people", - quotes the words of the artist BBC. After Conor McGregor went ballistic and threw a dolly through the window of a bus carrying Nurmagomedov in the lead-up to UFC 223, this matchup now has all kinds of extra zest.
The statue of McGregor, which was handcrafted over the course of five months and has been valued at €50,000, will go on display in London's JD Malat Gallery this weekend before being given to the MMA fighter in a few months time. "I feel he's my soulmate".
The work will be open to be viewed by the public in the gallery from July 14 to September 30. Some of the decisions he makes might not be correct, but none of us are ideal."And now it's officially weird".