UFC star Conor McGregor sends personal video message to boy, 8, who was attacked by dog ahead of surgery
CONOR MCGREGOR sent a video message to an eight-year-old fan after hearing he was attacked by a dog.
Kash Zolciak-Biermann, son of former NFL player Kroy Biermann, was bitten by his family dog three years ago and underwent facial reconstruction surgery last month.
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Kash's mother, American TV personality Kim Zolciak, detailed his injury and recovery in a heartfelt Instagram post this week and shared McGregor's message to her followers, thanking the UFC star for his well wishes.
McGregor said: “Kash, what’s up my man? ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor here.
"Just getting on to give you a shout out. I heard you had a match with a dog and you won.
"So, congratulations on that victory.
"I plan on securing my own victory on January 23rd.
“I am here now isolated away getting my work in, taking inspiration from your victory.
"Alright, thank you so much, and congratulations on the win.
"My man. Let’s go, Kash."
Zolciak explained how she had asked her friend, personal trainer Michael Giovanni Rivera, to reach out to McGregor, Kash's all-time favourite fighter, to ask if he could 'send an encouraging message to Kash to keep him strong'.
McGregor is set to return to action against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, in arematch of their 2014 bout.
The pair were originally set to meet in an exhibition match for Poirier's Good Fight Foundation.
Despite UFC honcho Dana White's intervention to book them at UFC 257, McGregor has promised to donate $500,000 to The Diamond's charity.
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