Conor McGregor praises Jon Jones and Anthony Smith for their UFC 235 showings

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UFC 235 saw Jon Jones put his UFC Light Heavyweight Title on the line when he took on Anthony Smith. The fight between them went the full 5-rounds, and Jones emerged as the winner via judges’ decision. Former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor had something to say to the two contenders for their performance.

After an impressive fight between the two fighters, McGregor was clearly impressed by what he saw. He took to Twitter, and there he congratulated both Jon Jones and Anthony Smith on their performances.

In a short tweet to the Champion, he called the fight ‘Spectacular’ and congratulated him for the show he put on.

McGregor then sent out a longer tweet to the contender, Anthony Smith. Smith did not come away with the win despite an amazing performance for him, which garnered the sympathy of the fans.

Playing off his name, he said that Anthony Smith had the ‘heart of a lion’. He praised him for the courage and bravery he showed throughout the fight, before ending off saying that he was thankful for the performance.

Conor McGregor, meanwhile, is waiting for the end of his suspension period of 6 months. Once that is over, he will be returning to the Octagon to face his next opponent.


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