Former UFC champion Conor McGregor, whose last bout ended in a loss to Dustin Poirier, has since taken a break from fighting to allow his broken leg to heal. He now plans to gain some weight and compete in a higher weight class in the UFC.
He has been talked about in the football world after recently sending out a series of tweets showing interest in buying Chelsea football club. McGregor recently tweeted a screenshot talking about buying England team Chelsea, which was up for sale for £3billion. Chelsea was put up for sale after its Russian owner Roman Abramovich came under fire for his close ties with Putin. He then made the following offer to the team on Twitter.
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‘I am hereby submitting my offer of £1.5bn’ – Conor McGregor in the running to buy Chelsea FC
Conor has already expressed interest in buying English club Manchester United. The offer he made for the club comes as a surprise as it is only half the price set for the team. Also, Conor reportedly has a net worth of £136million, which is a far cry from the £3billion price tag imposed on the team by its Russian owner Roman Abramovich.
Fans who have been waiting for Conors’ return to the UFC in a bigger weight class after his loss to Dustin Poirier were surprised by the sudden spate of tweets. Although the “Notorious One” is known as a brilliant businessman, he really came from left field. While he received support from his fans, most were quite baffled by the move and why the former champion would want to buy a football team is hotly debated. There is general agreement that Conor is highly unlikely to become Chelsea owner given his low bid.
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