Conor McGregor’s Message To Anthony Smith After UFC 235

What a time to be a UFC star. 

The most stacked fight card of the year so far has just happened and Conor McGregor is reflecting on the beauty of the sport he is in.

UFC 235 was headlined by the main event bout between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Anthony Smith and the co-main event title showdown between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman.

Despite the doping accusations looming around his latest battle, Jones was still able to defend his title from Smith after 

Usman, on the other hand, became the first African-born UFC fighter to ever wear a championship belt after snatching the welterweight title from Woodley at the co-main event. The Nigerian phenom brought the current titlist to a clinic as he dominated ‘The Chosen One’ in a five-round contest.

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Much more has happened under the star-studded UFC 235 card including Ben Askren’s successful UFC debut. One half 

Brazilian light heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker has also notched another mind-blowing knockout win after stopping Misha Cikunov at the 36-second mark of round one with a flying knee.

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For this, the UFC’s former two-division champion has a brief but powerful reflection to mixed martial arts.

“What a sport,” ‘The Notorious’ wrote on Twitter.

McGregor also has some short messages to the main event rivals.

“You have the Heart of a Lion, Anthony! An amazing show of courage and bravery that entire fight. Incredible! Thank you,” he told Smith.

“That was Spectacular, @JonnyBones! #UFC235,” the Irish star told Jones.

Full UFC 235 Results

Main Card

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith — Jones def. Smith by unanimous decision (48-44 x3)
Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman — Usman def. Woodley by unanimous decision (50-44 x2, 50-45)
Robbie Lawler vs. Ben Askren — Askren def. Lawler by technical submission (bulldog choke) at 3:20 of Round One
Tecia Torres vs. Weili Zhang — Zhang def. Torres by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x2)
Cody Garbrandt vs. Pedro Munhoz — Munhoz def. Garbrandt by TKO (punches) 4:52 of Round One

Undercard 

Jeremy Stephens vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov — Magomedsharipov def. Stephens by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Johnny Walker vs. Misha Cirkunov — Walker def. Cirkunov by TKO (flying knee and punches) at 0:36 of Round One
Alejandro Perez vs. Cody Stamann — Stamann def. Perez by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Mickey Gall vs. Diego Sanchez — Sanchez def. Gall by TKO (elbows and punches) at 4:13 of Round Two
Charles Byrd vs. Edmen Shahbazyan — Shahbazyan def. Byrd by TKO (elbows and punches) at 0:38 of Round One
Macy Chiasson vs. Gina Mazany — Chiasson def. Mazany by KO (punches) at 1:49 of Round One
Hannah Cifers vs. Polynna Viana — Cifers def. Viana by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 

Conor McGregor's Message To Anthony Smith After UFC 235
Source: Instagram/Conor McGregor

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/Conor McGregor and Twitter/UFC

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