“We Smoothed It Out” – Conor McGregor Give Major Health Update on Miami Heat Mascot After the Knockout

Conor McGregor and Burnie have resolved their issues amicably. Following intense criticism over the weekend when McGregor accidentally punched the Miami Heat mascot during a skit, the UFC star has now clarified the incident, affirming that there are no hard feelings between himself and the person inside the costume.

Over the weekend, Conor McGregor attended Game 4 of the NBA Finals at the Kaseya Center. The high-stakes match between the Miami Heat and the Denver Nuggets had the championship outcome at stake. McGregor, sporting a vibrant red tracksuit, participated in a halftime promotional skit for his ‘TIDL Sport’ recovery spray alongside Burnie, the Miami Heat mascot.

However, during the skit, McGregor accidentally knocked down Burnie with a punch and followed up with another. As Burnie was being removed from the court, McGregor sprayed TIDL on the mascot. Once news spread that Burnie was injured by McGregor’s punch, the Irishman faced significant backlash from the public.

Compounding the situation, the Miami Heat suffered defeats in both Game 4 and Game 5 against the Denver Nuggets, who ultimately secured their first-ever NBA championship this season. Amidst this, the 34-year-old McGregor has personally addressed the matter, assuring that he has resolved any issues with Burnie.

Conor McGregor on the Miami Heat mascot incident

Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor

A recently surfaced video clip shows Conor McGregor addressing the incident involving the Miami Heat mascot. As McGregor was being escorted to his vehicle, a fan approached him and inquired about the situation.

“The mascot’s good my man. The mascot’s good. It was a skit, and it went the way it went. All is well,” McGregor replied.

“I spent a lot of time with him afterward. We smoothed it out and everyone’s great. It was a skit. It was part of the show my man,” he added.

Meanwhile, former UFC star Jorge Masvidal took the opportunity to take jabs at McGregor following the Miami Heat’s loss in Game 5. In a scathing tweet, Masvidal blamed McGregor for bringing bad luck to the Miami team. This added to the already existing backlash McGregor was facing from fans. Consequently, McGregor’s recent update may provide temporary relief and help alleviate some concerns for now.

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