UFC Champion Conor McGregor has gifted ten World Series tickets to members of the Boston Fire Department.
“You guys are true, proper heroes,” Connor said during a visit to a Boston fire house, according to Page Six.
“It’s an honor to be here and see this true, proper fire station. We brought gifts — tickets to the World Series. That’s [out of] respect for you guys,” McGregor said as he visited the Engine 33 Ladder 15 on Boston’s Boylston Street.
McGregor was also there to flog his Proper No. Twelve Irish whiskey, a brand he launched last month. He shared some of the beverage with the firefighters as they raised a glass to the Red Sox.
According to Page Six: “Conor brought them ten tickets to the World Series. He was hanging out with the guys, going down fire pole, he signed some bottles of his whiskey.” The source exclusively told us the fire chief joked to the Irish athlete of the tickets to see the Red Sox play the Dodgers, “That’s great! I have 40 guys here — we’ll have to fight for these like you.”
The fighter was also in town for an event with members of some of the city’s hospitality industry.
McGregor also noted that Proper No. Twelve is donating $5 from every case sold to the city’s first responders.
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