RTE have released a fantastic promotional video of two weight UFC champion Conor McGregor ahead of this Saturday’s RTE Sport Awards.
McGregor is nominated for the RTE Sportsperson of the Year award which will be broadcasted live on RTÉ One on Saturday 17 December.
The Dubliner is joined by Seamus Callanan, Eoghan Clifford, Brian Fenton, Carl Frampton, Denise Gaule, Jamie Heaslip, Daryl Horgan, Annalise Murphy, Paul O’Donovan, Bríd Stack, Katie George Dunleavy & Eve McCrystal among the other nominees.
Conor McGregor | RTE Sports Awards 2016Conor McGregor – RTÉ Sport Awards Sportsperson of the Year nominee – is the first man to hold two UFC titles simultaneously. Read more: http://bit.ly/2hJYJdL #Notorious
The Crumlin native has enjoyed a phenomenal 2016 where he became the first UFC fighter in the organisation’s history to simultaneously hold two championship belts in two different weight classes, as well as setting UFC pay-per-views records in his two fights with Nate Diaz along with last month’s win over Eddie Alvarez in New York.
The three fights rank as the top three UFC pay-per-views of all time, and just like the rest of his fights this year, McGregor will once again be the clear favourite to win on Saturday.