"Advertising genius" - When Conor McGregor was hailed by fans for sending Tyson Fury a Proper 12 bottle ahead of Deontay Wilder fight

When Conor McGregor was hailed by fans for sending Tyson Fury a Proper 12 bottle ahead of Deontay Wilder fight [Image courtesy: Getty Images, and @TheMacLife - YouTube]
Conor McGregor sent Tyson Fury a Proper 12 bottle ahead of the Deontay Wilder fight [Image Courtesy: Getty Images, and @TheMacLife - YouTube]

Conor McGregor is regarded as the biggest star in MMA for his ability to promote and generate interest throughout his career. He has also done that with his business ventures as fans praised him for sending Tyson Fury a Proper 12 whiskey bottle in 2020.

'The Notorious' was a major factor in the success of his whiskey brand Proper 12 when he owned a majority stake in the brand. Ahead of 'The Gypsy King's' highly anticipated rematch against Deontay Wilder, McGregor took the opportunity to send him a bottle while he was being interviewed by TheMacLife. Interviewer Oscar Willis said:

"I've been asked by the proud sponsor of this fight, Conor McGregor to give to you a bottle of Proper 12 Irish whiskey for after the fight. He wanted to say he's very impressed with you guys. Maturity for not getting things escalated on stage yesterday." [0:03 - 0:16]

Check out the video of Conor McGregor sending Tyson Fury a Proper 12 bottle below:

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Fans hailed McGregor for his incredible business mind as it was free advertising having Fury hold the Proper 12 bottle on camera. They mentioned that 'The Notorious' was wise to time the gifted bottle the way he did because it shows that other star athletes were affiliated with his brand. Fans wrote:

"Advertising genius"
"Conor the business man. Got to give him credit for that."
"Damn Conor is one of the sponsors for Tyson's fight? Lmao that's great"

Check out the fan reaction comments below:

Fan reaction comments regarding McGregor sending Fury a bottle [Image courtesy: @TheMacLife - YouTube]
Fan reaction comments regarding McGregor sending Fury a bottle [Image courtesy: @TheMacLife - YouTube]

How did Tyson Fury react upon receiving the Proper 12 bottle from Conor McGregor?

Tyson Fury appeared to be taken aback after receiving the Proper 12 bottle from Conor McGregor as he didn't appear to expect it.

During the aforementioned interview, 'The Gypsy King' expressed his gratitude to the Irishman and explained how he was going to celebrate after his rematch against Deontay Wilder. He said:

"Thank you very much, Conor [McGregor]. Appreciate it. I'm gonna get smashed out of my f**** face after the fight. If you're in Vegas, let's do it together." [0:20 - 0:27]

Check out McGregor promoting Proper 12 Irish whiskey below:

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