Ritu Phogat elated and thrilled to be praised by Conor McGregor

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Indian MMA fighter, Ritu Phogat is very happy and motivated after getting praised by the biggest MMA superstar across the globe, Conor McGregor. Ritu Phogat who belongs to the widely famous Phogat family is the biggest MMA star in India. Her sisters are world-renowned wrestling stars but she decided to compete in MMA and is now 7-1 and fights at ONE Championship. She is all set to fight the finals of ONE Women’s Atomweight Grand Prix against current No.2 ranked atomweight contender Stamp Fairtex. The bout takes place at ONE: WINTER WARRIORS, live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, December 3.

Conor McGregor in one of his tweets praised and rooted for Ritu Phogat to win the tournament which is a big thing for Ritu to be praised by the biggest MMA superstar in the world.

“Rooting for the Indians to make a stamp in this game soon! Quite very possibly the most respectful and caring nationality I’ve ever met in my life, the Indians. Let’s go India “

Ritu Phogat reacts to Conor McGregor Tweet

Now ahead of her fight against Stamp, Ritu Phogat attended a press conference where she answered serval questions regarding her next fight and preparations. She was asked about Conor rooting for her to which she gave her honest response.

“I was thrilled and extremely elated to be praised by him. It gave me more confidence to show what I am capable of, in the circle. When Conor McGregor gets back after his recovery, he will still be a champion as he has always been and will be!”

Ritu Phogat also talked about opponent Stamp Fairtex. Ritu Phogat has stated that she has worked hard on her striking and she feels that Stamp is not a match for her wrestling skills.

“Stamp is definitely a formidable opponent but she doesn’t have the kind of wrestling experience and background that I have built over the last seven years. I am certain that my superior wrestling background will give me an edge. Also, I’ve been training extensively and pushing through my wins and my losses, and I plan to make 3rd December an extraordinary match in MMA history. My improved striking capability and game plan will be on display for everyone to see inside the circle. I assure you that this match will be the watcher’s delight and a dreamer’s archetype. Hopefully, I will be spoken about as the first Indian woman to breakthrough on the global MMA stage.”

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