Conor McGregor had an ungainly encounter with Manny Pacquiao after they posed for an unbelievable star-studded photograph forward of Tyson Fury’s conflict with Francis Ngannou.
The UFC and boxing legends stood subsequent to the likes of Mike Tyson, Naseem Hamed, Sugar Ray Leonard, Lennoz Lewis, Amir Khan, Ricky Hatton and Roberto Duran.
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McGregor captioned the publish: “Legends unite! What a imaginative and prescient! Bravo The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and His Excellency.”
The Irishman travelled over to Riyadh to observe heavyweight boxing champ Fury face ex-UFC star Ngannou.
The pictures despatched social media wild and had been accompanied by one in every of much more greats of boxing and the UFC.
Posted by Prime Rank Boxing the picture showcases legends so far as the attention can see with Fury and Ngannou standing atop the ridiculous pile of fighters.
McGregor’s awkward encounter comes six years after he misplaced to Floyd Mayweather within the first crossover conflict of the trendy period.
McGregor was linked with one other boxing bout towards Pacquiao till talks broke down.
PacMan was later sued by Paradigm Administration – who symbolize McGregor – following a breach of their contract.
The eight-division titleholder was hit with an $8m (£6.6m) invoice which McGregor overtly claimed he was owed personally.
However in a voice word later deleted, McGregor mentioned: “The place’s my $8 million from that court docket case, Manny Pacquiao?
“You owe me $8 million, Manny … Are you silly, Manny?
“I’ll kick you within the head, within the neck, the within leg, and take you off your ft and drag you by your ankle throughout the stage.”
Hitting again, Pacquiao advised MMA Junkie: “Oh, he’s not energetic anymore.”
The Filipino icon retired in 2021 following defeat to Yordenis Ugas however he has teased a comeback whereas lately getting into talks with former Brit world champ Khan.
In the meantime, McGregor is getting ready to return subsequent 12 months having been sidelined since July 2021 when he broke his leg.
This text initially appeared on The Solar and was reproduced with permission.