As a sport that’s never found any real foothold across the Atlantic, perhaps it shouldn’t be any surprise that Ireland’s Conor McGregor wasn’t the best equipped person out there to handle the ceremonial duties of a Major League Baseball game.
News of the former double-champ’s miserable first pitch attempt has already traveled far and wide (much like the ball itself). But new footage has now emerged showing the UFC superstar leading the crowd in a rousing rendition of Take Me Out to the Ballgame during the traditional ‘seventh inning stretch.’ Had McGregor ever heard the song before? Would it have helped at all if he had? Can you make it through the full 1 minute video without muting?
Conor McGregor singing the seventh inning stretch at the #Cubs game this evening. pic.twitter.com/DgF5mHAlVR
— Cubs Zone ™️ (@CubsZone) September 22, 2021
McGregor is currently recovering from a leg injury suffered against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 back in July, as well as an ego injury suffered against Machine Gun Kelley back at the VMAs earlier this month. No word yet on just when he may be expected to return to action inside the Octagon.
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