Connor McGregor has been in a serious cycling accident.
“Oh my god this looks so dangerous,” wrote one fan.
“I hope he’s ok! I love him!” added another.
We all know Conor McGregor as one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time.
But he is not one to shy away from controversy.
The Irish mixed martial artist often seems to be as aggressive out of the ring as he is in it.
In fact, over the years, he’s almost become more famous for his non-professional fighting as he has for his athletic accomplishments, including winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2014.
His career began in mixed martial arts at the age of twenty. By 2012, McGregor had won both the Featherweight and Lightweight Cage Warrior championships.
McGregor vacated both of these titles in 2012 to sign with the UFC. He was equally successful in this sport, achieving the fastest ever knockout in history when he finished Jose Aldo in just thirteen seconds in 2015.
In 2016, he defeated Eddie Alvarez in the Lightweight UFC division, making McGregor the first-ever holder of both the featherweight and lightweight titles simultaneously.
He’s currently the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA history, having headlined five out of the six biggest selling events.
But this week, it’s not his career that has McGregor in the headlines.
But rather, a pretty scary accident on his bike!
The star shared the news on his Instagram page:
“Got a bang of a car just now from behind. A sun trap, the driver couldn’t see me.
“Full spreed straight thru me. Thank you God, it wasn’t my time.
“Thank you wrestling and judo also. Having an awareness on the landing saved my life.
He even shared a brutal video of the incident to his page.
The driver of the car appears breathless and shocked as he apologizes to the MMA fighter.
McGregor then says: “All good mate, all good. Don’t worry about it.”
Joking: “I could have been dead.”
“I’m totally sorry – seriously,” the driver then emphasizes.
As the video pans over to show MGregor’s bike, which is mangled.