Conor McGregor held to draw in first boxing match since Floyd Mayweather defeat

by Ajit Singh Khanna | Posted on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 | 0

Former UFC superstar Conor McGregor fought inside a boxing ring for the first time since losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr in his professional debut back in August 2017.

The Irishman took part in a four-round amateur bout against compatriot Michael McGrane at Crumlin Boxing Club in Dublin on Friday. The fight ended in a draw.

Following the battle, the duo appeared in high spirits as they were lifted by members of their entourage before they posed for shutterbugs with fans and other staff.

McGregor, a former featherweight and lightweight champion, recently announced his retirement from the Mixed Martial Arts even as many believe he would make a comeback, as has been the case in the past.

McGregor, 30, last made an appearance in the UFC against arch-rival Khabib Nurmagomedov in June last year (he lost by submission in fourth round).

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