Our lengthy nightmare is over. Lastly, you should purchase a bronze bust of Conor McGregor to adorn your personal examine, and all it can price you is about $ four,600.

If that appears a little bit out of your value vary, by no means concern. The identical firm – Noodies, based mostly in Woodbridge, England – can be promoting a “resin strengthened plaster” model of the McGregor bust for about $ 325 (£230).

Nonetheless, is that the type of weirdly particular MMA artwork collector you need to be? The type who is just too low cost to protect in hefty bronze the picture of the person who could or might not be the present UFC light-weight champ?

Since you simply know that when your pals come over and see this statue in your bookcase, the very first thing they’re going to need to do (after calling for the butler to refill their sherry, naturally) is stroll as much as it and flick it with their finely polished fingernails simply to listen to the metallic ring with a comforting authority.

In the event that they hit plaster as an alternative of bronze, congratulations, you’ve simply ruined artwork appreciation evening.

Now we have to ask, is that this an actual want being fulfilled right here? Are there McGregor followers on the market who have been dying to see the person immortalized in statue kind? In that case, is that want so sturdy that they’re prepared to drop this sort of coin on a bust of a residing skilled fighter?

Usually, we’d doubt it, however that is McGregor we’re speaking about. The passionate loyalty of his fanbase has stunned us earlier than. Simply notice that, if you happen to’re clearing off an area on the mantel, you higher act quickly – there are supposedly solely 150 bronze busts in existence.

And if you happen to purchase one, solely to go over to your neighbor’s home and see that he has one too? Don’t get upset, since you simply made your self a buddy. Clearly, each of you share some very particular pursuits.

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