Because to his outstanding performances in the octagon, his outsized personality, and his successful commercial ventures outside of combat sports, Conor McGregor has become a global phenomenon. On the other hand, the MMA community is largely unaware of McGregor’s charity side.
Sean Hannity and “The Notorious” recently conducted an in-studio interview on Fox News. In typical McGregor fashion, the Irishman blasted an F-bomb while handing Frank Siller’s Tunnel To Towers charity a $1 million check from Proper No.12 Whisky.
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation was started in honour of Stephen Siller, a firefighter of the New York Fire Department who died on September 11, 2001, during the horrific 9/11 attacks.
The group celebrates Stephen’s efforts as well as the sacrifices of other military members, emergency service workers, and first responders because the terrible event is still vivid in the thoughts of millions of Americans.
A run/walk event that honours Stephen’s final steps is held annually in New York and is regarded as one of the top 5k races in the country.
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation was said to have raised and given away more than $250 million last year to help military and first responder families with their mortgage payments.
Furthermore, the Proper No.12 Irish Whiskey donated $1,000,000 to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which was disclosed by the foundation in 2020. Conor McGregor clarified what the donation means by saying:
“Giving back was a big part of why I founded this company. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is happy to assist the courageous men and women who put themselves in danger every day to carry out their mission. When everyone else is fleeing, these are the individuals running inside buildings. They are the ones that guard us and risk their life to save the rest of us. We want to return the favour to these deserving heroes.”
After UFC 264, Conor McGregor talks about his fractured leg and subsequent recovery.
After breaking his leg at UFC 264 while fighting Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor has been out for more than two years. McGregor underwent considerable surgery and therapy after the horrifying incident to heal from his wound.
Conor McGregor is anticipated to face Michael Chandler when The Ultimate Fighter 31 is concluded, having successfully completed the hard recuperation process.
In a recent interview with Robbie Fox, Conor McGregor discussed the trying times he had to go through while healing from the injury:
“There is no denying that it is a difficult situation. I’m grateful that I received the greatest medical attention possible; I want to thank the UFC and the physicians who worked on me. I had the best surgeons and medical professionals working on me, and I am already recovering better than before. I’m happy to be back, and with the help of my bionic knee, I’ve been dropping the men with my backshot.”