UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is popular for his mixed martial skills. He gained a big name, but for half a decade he has been faced with numerous rumors suggesting that Conor McGregor is gay. Is Conor McGregor gay? Well, it remains unclear, especially since Conor has not commented on this. But some of the great UFC champions accused Conor of being gay. Conor even apologized for his odd comment that sparked a lot of speculation. Is he really gay? Let’s see.
Born in Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland, on July 14, 1988, at Tony and Margaret McGregorConor McGregor attended Irish language schools. In his youth he started playing football for Lourdes Celtic Football Club. Do you know that he started boxing at the age of 12 to defend himself against bullies? Later in 2006, McGregor moved to Lucan to attend Gaelcholaiste Colaiste Cois Life. He then began plumbing training and met Tom Egan, who inspired him to train together in mixed martial arts.
Career of Conor McGregor
Beginning of his career as a mixed martial artist
Conor began his career in mixed martial arts in February 2017. He competed in an amateur bout against Kieran Campbell. The following year, he began training at the Straight Blast Gym. It eventually helped him make his first professional debut in an MMA fight, where he defeated Gary Morris. After his featherweight win against Stephen Bailey, he decided to take a different career path, but his mother sought the help of his coach to let him continue with mixed martial arts.
In February 2013, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) announced that they had signed Conor to a multi-fight contract. He soon became the second fighter signed by the company from Ireland after Tom Egan. He continued to win against several fighters until 2016. Conor lost to former UFC Lightweight Championship challenger Nate Diaz. Nate came up with his signature move and knocked Conor down. He later had a rematch with Nate Diaz, and he won the rematch. It turns out to be the best-selling pay-per-view in UFC history.
Change in career
In June 2017, Conor made his first professional boxing debut against undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. It was later announced that both fighters would compete for the WBC Money Belt. However, Floyd won the match and $100 million, while Conor earned $30 million. But it wasn’t all. The Nevada State Athletic Commission sold 13,094 tickets for the event. Through pay-per-views, Mayweather reportedly earned around $280 million while McGregor earned $130 million.
Is Conor McGregor gay?
Although Conor McGregor has been in a relationship with businessman Dee Devlin since 2008, there are plenty of gay rumors suggesting that Conor McGregor is gay. It all started after the feud between Conor and Paulie Malignaggi took an unexpected turn. In a bizarre tirade, Paulie claimed that Conor has sexual feelings for him. The statement came out a week after Conor mocked Paulie after their now-infamous sparring sessions in 2017. Afterward, Paulie called Conor McGregor gay. According to him, Conor had a thing for him. But he’s a straight man and doesn’t want to entertain Conor.
It made fans believe that Conor McGregor could be gay. However, Conor has not stepped into this conversation and has not revealed anything about it. But Paulie continued to protest Conor’s statement. Soon everyone became curious to learn more about Conor’s sexuality. Is Conor McGregor gay? Well, it remains unclear. But after this incident, Floyd Mayweather also dropped a homosexual slur on Conor. Is there anything fans don’t know?
Conor McGregor apologized for being queer
In November 2017, Conor made a homosexual statement to teammate Artem Lobov in a post-fight conversation. He called Fili—t least three times. His comment was caught on camera, which quickly posed a problem for him. But McGregor was quick to say he didn’t mean to disrespect him. He also stated that he is not homophobic and supports gay marriage. It is therefore not his intention to offend strangers. But if he accidentally said something, then he wants to apologize. But it did not reveal whether Conor McGregor is gay.
Is Conor McGregor secretly raising a son?
While Conor has been accused of several things more than once in the last five years, a woman named Terri Murray claimed that Conor had a son with him. She filed an “Initial Inquiry Form” for child support. She said the couple got engaged after the nightstand in 2018. But soon Conor denied the allegations and said he was ready for the DNA test. The sample made it clear that Conor was not the father of Terri’s son, Clodagh. Furthermore, it hints that Conor McGregor is not gay.
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