Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler, Holly Holm Nominated For ESPY Awards

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who returns to the welterweight division for his UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz in August, has been nominated for a pair of ESPY Awards.

He is up for Breakthrough Athlete and Best Fighter. Robbie Lawler is also up for Best Fighter.

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is in the running for Best Play and Best Upset.

Fans can vote for each ESPY category online at up until July 13. The show will air on ESPN later that night.

Conor also attended a Rhianna concert a couple of days ago and spent some time with her backstage.

An honour to see the pound for pound number 1 female in the game perform tonight!! This woman ain't playin!! #AntiWorldTour @badgalriri

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Met @thenotoriousmma #ConorMcGregor backstage last night! So much heart! Thanks for your kind words!

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