The Irish fighter Conor McGregor who is billed to face one of the biggest fight in boxing history in the wee hours of August 27, 2017 has revealed that his girlfriend has been the secret of his success, and the number one fan he has in the world.
30-year-old Devlin who is McGregor’s girlfriend has been with the fighter over nine years and has watched the Irish grow to stardom in his profession. The fighter admitted he is incredibly thankful to his longtime love for sticking by him through everything.
Mirror Sport quoted the fighter to say: “My girlfriend worked very hard throughout the years and stuck by me when I had essentially absolutely nothing.”I only had a dream that I was telling her.”For me to be able to take her out of work, give her everything she’s ever wanted and to travel the world with her fills me with pride. It keeps me going.”
Further report stated that after McGregor’s wonderful win against Chad Mendes in 2015, Devlin posted a tribute to her boyfriend on Instagram.
She said: “To say that I am proud is a MAJOR understatement!”I am so on cloud nine right now I can’t even put it into words!”Thank you to every single person who made the trip out to Vegas to support Conor last night! The place was absolutely buzzin!
When asked by Mirror Sport about what she thought about McGregor’s success, Devlin said it was only a matter of time before her partner reached the next level.
She further added that: “He’s always been super confident, we always knew this was going to happen – it was nearly like we were predicting the future.
“It’s weird for me to say but we just always knew he was going to get to this level and every few months it just keeps going and going and going and the sky is the limit.”