Conor McGregor’s Forged Irish Stout will sponsor Katie Taylor’s historic homecoming clash with undisputed Super-Lightweight World Champion Chantelle Cameron at the 3Arena in Dublin Saturday
The stout, which is brewed in Dublin, Forged, is currently only available at McGregor’s bar The Black Forge Inn but will be available across Asda UK, Carry Out and BWG stores from the summer.McGregor, the multi-weight UFC Champion and global superstar, will be watching on from ringside as his compatriot Taylor (22-0, 6 KOs) fights in Ireland for the first time in her professional career, bidding to create even more history by becoming a two-weight undisputed ruler against reigning champion Cameron (17-0, 8 KOs). McGregor burst onto the UFC scene in 2013, quickly rising up the ranks and winning the UFC Featherweight Championship in 2015. He made history by becoming the first fighter to be champion in two weight divisions simultaneously, winning the UFC Lightweight Championship in 2016. When I met Conor in Dublin he was so passionate about bringing Katie home and also about the quality of the Forged Irish Stout product,” Hearn said.
“Having tasted a pint on the premises I can see why, and myself and the team look forward to visiting The Black Forged Inn ahead of a huge night for Irish sport.”McGrwegor said he is incredibly proud and honored to support Taylor’s fight this weekend.
“[It] is going to be one for the books and I’ll be cheering her on,” McGregor said.
“Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing have done a fantastic job putting together an unforgettable event and Irish Forged Stout is ready to take over fight week!”
View this post on Instagram
Taylor vs. Cameron tops a blockbuster night of boxing in Dublin, Terri Harper (13-1-1, 6 KOs) defends her WBA Super-Welterweight World Title against former world pound-for-pound No.1 Cecilia Braekhus (37-2, 9 KOs).
Naas Lightweight sensation Gary Cully (16-0, 10 KOs) takes on Mexico’s Jose Felix (39-6-1, 30 KOs) over ten rounds, Dennis Hogan (31-4-1, 7 KOs) defends his IBO Super-Welterweight World Title against James Metcalf (24-2, 15 KOs) as he fights in his native Ireland for the first time as a professional.
Dublin Heavyweight Thomas Carty (5-0, 4 KOs) meets Glasgow’s Jay McFarlane (14-7, 5 KOs) for the BUI Celtic Title, Belfast’s Caoimhin Agyarko (12-0, 7 KOs) returns from injury against Kent’s Grant Dennis (18-4, 3 KOs) in a ten-round Middleweight contest, undefeated Limerick Welterweight Paddy Donovan (10-0, 7 KOs) gets a late spot on the undercard and Eltham Flyweight prospect Maisey Rose Courtney (2-0) takes on Waterford’s Kate Radomska (3-1) over 6 rounds.