It is no secret that Conor McGregor adores
India, the ‘Notorious Ones’ love for the country was on display yet again on
the auspicious occasion of Diwali as millions of Indians celebrated the festival.
He called the Indian people as the “most respectful and caring” in the whole
In a flurry of tweets, he wished sent his
best wishes on Diwali to all of his Indian supporters, went on to share a post
featuring Indian wrestling icon Ritu Phogat, talked about chess, yoga and whiskey
and went on appreciate India’s doctors and nurses.
Conor wrote, “Rooting for the Indians to make
a stamp in this game soon! Quite very possibly the most respectful and caring
nationality I’ve ever met in my life, the Indians. Let’s go India Flag of India”
Ritu Phogat will be facing Stamp Fairtex in
the final of the ONE Championship’s women’s atomweight grand prix on December
“India invented chess. Invented Yoga. They
even thought us how to count. Einstein said we owe a lot to the Indians. There
is even a golden temple in India that feeds 100,000 people a day for FREE! Man,
the Indians are fucking awesome! If you are Indian, I say thank you”
McGregor went on to call
himself partly Indian by comparing his love for whiskey with thousands of other
Indians and said, “Whiskey is even
the National drink out there! What a place! I may be some what Indian. In my
soul I am Indian. Proper Twelve to India!”
Not everyone was a fan of the boxer calling
Whiskey India’s national drink but it goes without saying that his whiskey
business has a lot of potential to grow in the country. Presently his whiskey
is available in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Russia,
Poland and South Africa. India might be a part of the list in future.
The 33-year-old was trained by Indian heavyweight
Ramston Rodrigues for his trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier. He thanked Rodrigues
for the help via an Instagram post.