Conor McGregor reacts to Artem Lobov’s bare-knuckle KO-loss
Former UFC fighter Artem Lobov has found a new home in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC).
Lobov rose to fame as Conor McGregor’s loyal training partner, and competed for the UFC seven times before making his BKFC-debut in April.
He made his debut against fellow UFC-veteran Jason Knight and won the fight via unanimous decision, and then shook the world by defeating the former boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi at Bare Knuckle FC 6 in June.
This weekend it was time for Lobov and Knight to rematch, but this time it was Knight that took home the victory, by KO in the fifth and final round.
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Conor McGregor reacts on Lobov’s loss
It didn’t take long for McGregor to comment on Lobov’s KO-loss and he chose to praise his friend, as well as Knight:
“Artem Lobov! What a warrior. What a journey this has been mate. What a journey this is,” McGregor wrote.
“Congrats to Jason Knight. Amazing warrior. Great fight.”
Check out Conor McGregors Instagram post:
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Artem Lobov! What a warrior. What a journey this has been mate. What a journey this is! You blow me away bro, from the world tours to the ultimate fighter to this! You deserve the world and more my brother! Congrats on another amazing fight! What a story! Brothers for life mate ❤️ Congrats to Jason Knight. Amazing warrior. Great fight.
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