Ebanie Bridges and Conor McGregor are ‘growing friendship even more’

Ebanie Bridges has called Conor McGregor an "inspiration" as their friendship continues to blossom outside of the ring.

The IBF bantamweight champion now counts McGregor's Forged Irish Stout as an official partner and has even been seen wearing their brand, pulling pints and feeding McGregor the beverage ringside.

The 37-year-old Aussie has hailed the Irishman since their first meeting, with their association catching the eye of boxing and MMA fans around the world.

READ MORE: 'I spent a night with Conor McGregor – I saw the side of him people do not see'

BOXING NEWS: Froch spots 'load of b*****ks' from Anthony Joshua after four days in darkness

Speaking to Best Gambling Sites, Bridges has now said: "I love having Conor in my corner, I love having his support. I've always had his support, even before I won a world title, he’s always supported and encouraged me to keep being me and doing what I'm doing.

"It’s been great. And having his and the [Forged Stout] team’s support has been even better. We’re growing our friendship even more which is good and he's very inspiring and I think anyone would wish to be in my shoes."

Smiling at how their collaboration formed, the 8-2 pro boxer added: "He uses me for clout really. He's sponsoring me to get his brand out. That's what sponsors do. We met at the AJ fight and I wore his brand there, because he's using me to get his brand out.

Who is the most famous female boxer in the world? Give us your thoughts in the comments section below.

"Otherwise he'd be wearing a stout shirt. But we work together because he knows – me and him – will get people talking about his brand.

"It's not that I need him, but we both help each other out, we are both an asset to each other's brands, we both help build each other, it's not one-sided."

Bridges is aware that the promotion also works well for her own brand ahead of her return to the United States to fight fellow Aussie Avril Mathie in San Francisco – but admitted that more hate comes with the fame.

Join the Daily Star's WhatsApp for the sexiest headlines, showbiz gossip and lots more

The Daily Star is now on WhatsApp and we want you to join us!

Through the app, we'll send you the sassiest showbiz stories, some naught headline and a seismic smattering of aliens…along with the latest breaking news of course.

To join our community, all you have to do to join is click on this link, select 'Join Chat' and you're in!

No one will be able to see who has sign up and no one can send messages except for the Daily Star team. We also treat our community members to competitions, special offers, promotions, and adverts from us and our partners.

If you don’t like our community, you can check out any time you like. To leave our community click on the name at the top of your screen and choose Exit group. If you’re curious, you can read our Privacy Notice.


She concluded: "Obviously being attached to one of the biggest sports people in the world, one of the most recognisable names in the world, being attached to that is obviously going to grow my exposure.

"It’s going get me more fans, it’s going to get me more subscriptions to my OnlyFans.

"More followers on my Instagram and in the end more money. And in turn, we will both grow from it. It’s a positive in many ways. But I get more hate as well."

Source: Read Full Article