Ian Garry is one of the hottest prospects in the UFC. The Irish fighter has got everyone talking about him, even though he is just three fights into his UFC career. At UFC 276, Garry secured a victory against Gabriel Green. Along with appreciation from the MMA community, Garry also received praise from UFC star, Conor McGregor.
McGregor, on his Twitter, congratulated Ian Garry. ‘The Notorious’ spoke about how impressive Garry looked. In his tweet, the former 155-pound champion wrote, “Ian Garry was incredibly impressive this weekend. Fully immersed in it all. Enjoying every second.”
‘The Notorious’ further wrote, “Willingness to engage / commit. The Potential for another “future” Irish mma ufc champion rose by a real nice margin this weekend. Congrats Ian, keep going brother!”
Ian Garry was incredibly impressive this weekend. Fully immersed in it all. Enjoying every second. Willingness to engage / commit. The Potential for another “future” Irish mma ufc champion rose by a real nice margin this weekend. Congrats Ian, keep going brother!
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) July 6, 2022
Garry was quick to respond to the tweet by McGregor. In his tweet, the undefeated fighter thanked McGregor for his wishes and wrote to him about bringing the UFC back to Dublin. Garry tweeted, “Thank You! The Take Over Part 2 continues to grow, I cannot wait for your return. Let’s bring the @ufc back to Dublin. It’s Inevitable.”
Thank You! The Take Over Part 2 continues to grow, I cannot wait for your return. Let’s bring the @ufc back to Dublin. It’s Inevitable.
— “The Future” Ian Machado Garry (@iangarryMMA) July 6, 2022
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Conor McGregor’s appreciation will certainly act as a great motivation for Ian Garry, who is still young in his UFC career. Once, the undefeated fighter also pointed out how he enjoyed being mentioned in the same breath as ‘The Notorious’.
Ian Garry enjoys his comparison with Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor’s influence on fans and upcoming fighters has been immense. UFC prospect Ian Garry is one of them, as he once revealed how McGregor was a major inspiration for him growing up. The fighter spoke about how he enjoyed the comparisons to McGregor before one of his fights at UFC 273.
The undefeated fighter said, “As a kid, as someone who was sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, boisterous with the boys sitting in school laughing, that was what we enjoyed.” The fighter also mentioned how some of McGregor’s iconic phrases will always be memorable. He said, “The funny clips that he’d say like ‘Who the f**k is that guy.’ All that, it’s always going to be memorable.”
Garry made it clear that he enjoyed people comparing him to McGregor. He said, “It’s awesome. Even the fact that people say that I’m the next him, or they compare me to him, it’s f**king cool.” The fighter also revealed how he wanted to be like ‘The Notorious.” Garry said, “They’re comparing to someone who literally is the reason I feel like I’m in the sport because I wanted to be like him.”
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‘Mystic Mac’ has inspired many fighters in his UFC career. While the former 145 and 155-pound champion of the world takes some time away from the octagon, he will hope his fellow countryman can raise the Irish flag high in the UFC.
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