“He’s Great For The Sport” Leon Edwards On Conor McGregor

UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards shared his thoughts on the contribution of Conor McGregor to promoting MMA.

Conor McGregor is one of the greatest and most famous MMA athletes in the world. Whether people support or hate the Irish star, his contributions towards promoting MMA can’t be ignored, and that’s what UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards also opines, lauding the former UFC two-division world champion Leon Edwards on his recent appearance at the “Up Front With Simon Jordan” podcast.

“I think he’s great for the sport. He has definitely brought the sport forward to the casual fans. He is one of those guys that you either like him or you don’t like him, but he is who he is. What he’s achieved in the sport, you can’t take away from him.

Leon Edwards said

Speaking more about Conor McGregor’s achievements and contribution towards popularizing the sport around the globe, “Rocky” said that Conor McGregor does trash talk a lot, but keeping that thing aside, he is a good fighter, and whatever he has achieved in the sport can’t be taken away from him.

“He did become the first ever two-division world champion. So even though he talks all that sh*t, he is actually a good fighter, as well, behind it. He definitely helped the sport. He didn’t take nothing away from it. He definitely gave more in terms of pushing it into the mainstream.”

Leon Edwards added

Leon Edwards next fight will be against his old foe, Belal Muhammad, whom he fought back in 2021, but unfortunately that fight was turned into a no contest due to a second round eye poke. Now Rocky has to defend his title again; last time he defeated Colby Covington in a five-round fight to retain his title. On the other hand, there is no confirmation yet about Conor McGregor’s return to the UFC and his potential fight with Michael Chandler. The two can fight this year, but it has not been confirmed when.

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