Conor McGregor Announces He’s Now Part-Owner Of BKFC

Conor McGregor has announced that he’s now a part-owner in the bareknuckle boxing promotion BKFC.

“What’s up Knucklemania!” McGregor said in a video during the BKFC Knucklemania 4 event. “‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor here. Ladies and gentlemen, the huge announcement that I have for you today: Conor McGregor, myself, and McGregor Sports and Entertainment is now an owner of Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. Welcome to the big leagues. David Feldman, baby, we did it.”

BKFC founder David Feldman then confirmed the news on the event’s broadcast, though he didn’t go into specifics about the deal.

“Look, you’ve got the biggest guy in all of combat sports right now as a part owner of our company,” Feldman said during the BKFC KnuckleMania 4 broadcast. “I think it’s just going to move the needle tremendously. We’re going to do a lot of big things. We’re going to open up a lot of new markets. We’re partners with Conor McGregor. Everybody in the combat sports world, everybody in the world knows who that guy is. So Conor, thank you, and let’s blow this sh-t up.”

BKFC Knucklemania 4 was headlined by a clash of former UFC stars, with Mike Perry taking just 60 seconds to knockout Thiago Alves, while in another ex-UFC match-up earlier on the main card Ben Rothwell TKO’d Todd Duffee in 43 seconds.

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