Conor McGregor is named UFC’s most hated fighter.. but is also third most LOVED along with Israel Adesanya | The Sun

CONOR MCGREGOR has been named the most HATED fighter in the UFC but also the third most LOVED along with Israel Adesanya.

The former two-division champion catches a lot of flack for his outspoken nature and insults.


And according to research from Bookmakers.com, McGregor bares the brunt of negative comments from fans on social media as a result of his approach.

Through a study of posts on Twitter and Reddit, McGregor is said to receive 29.31 per cent negative feedback.

However, he also finds himself as one of the most loved UFC fighters with 44.6 per cent positive responses.

The Irishman lands at No3 on the list, which middleweight champion Adesanya tops.

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Adesanya beats the Irishman by 10.1 per cent, receiving 54.7 per cent positive feedback.

Mexican superstar Brandon Moreno came in second place with 51.60 per cent.

McGregor could make a return to the octagon this year.

He is in the final stages of recovering from the horrific broken leg he suffered in his trilogy fight with Poirier last July.

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The Dubliner told Sky Sports: "The body's doing good. I'm out here with my full team.

"Obviously I'm enjoying the Monaco Grand Prix then after that we're going to up the training bit by bit.

"I should be able to kick now, I have another CT scan in the coming days and then I'll be clear to kick.

"Once I can kick and grapple I'll be back in no time. Boxing training is going well, strength training and that's all. I'm excited to get back."

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