The first Olympic medalist in Brazilian boxing analyzed the fight, agreed with the judges’ decision and explained why Beatrice Ferreira was missing.
In recent years, Ireland has gained notoriety in the martial arts due to the success of Connor McGregor, who rose to the UFC lightweight (70kg) and featherweight (66kg) champion rank. However, the country had another reason to be proud of a sporting event. Kelly Harrington was the reason for the happiness of the British nation.
Last weekend, the Irish woman won a gold medal in boxing The Olympics She defeated Brazilian Beatrice Ferreira in the 60 kg category in Tokyo.
Knowing the success of his companion, McGregor sought to glorify Kelly’s achievement. Through his social networks, he congratulated the boxer for reaching the top spot in the Ultimate Fighter Olympic Games.
“God bless you, Kelly Harrington. What a journey! You started at the bottom, came out quickly and did everything you said you were going to do. Olympic champion! The post you are sitting on is amazing. A real career. Congratulations, Kelly,” he wrote.
Kelly Harrington of Ireland defeated Brazil by a unanimous decision of the judges in the 60 kg category.
Connor McGregor still has no prediction of returning to the game. Last June, the Irishman broke his ankle in a dual fight in front of the Dustin Poirier at UFC 264.