Conor McGregor’s historic win at UFC 205 has lifted the Irish superstar to the top of the world sports stage, and other top athletes are taking notice of the two-weight world champion.
After hitting the game-winning 3-pointer Wednesday for his Memphis Grizzlies, Marc Gasol strutted back up court doing the “McGregor walk” in celebration.
Gasol took to Twitter after the game to quote McGregor as he shared the replay of his big-time moment against the Los Angeles Clippers. “I want to apologize.... TO ABSOLUTELY NOBODY! #GrindCity,” Gasol tweeted.
McGregor has dominated headlines in recent days after his iconic UFC 205 victory at the biggest show in company history. “The Notorious” became the first fighter to win a world title in a second weight class while still holding a title in a different division.
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