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Proper Order Vladimir Putin tested Conor McGregor’s whiskey for poison after UFC star gave him bottle

He previously called the Russian president 'one of the greatest leaders of our time'

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Putin has a collection of watches that even Conor McGregor would envy

Putin has a collection of watches that even Conor McGregor would envy

Putin has a collection of watches that even Conor McGregor would envy

Vladmir Putin once tested a bottle of Conor McGregor’s whiskey for "poison" after the UFC star gave him a bottle.

The Dubliner revealed that he gifted the disgraced Russian president the very first bottle of his then brand new whiskey Proper 12.

Back in 2019, while speaking at a press conference in Moscow, McGregor said: "Many people don't know, the very first bottle of Proper Twelve Irish whiskey, I gifted to Vladimir Putin.”

"President Putin's security detail is second to none as I'm sure you know, you don't mess around with Vladimir,” he continued.

"So, I gifted the bottle and I gifted it to his security.”

“They had to take the liquid from the bottle to make sure the liquid was safe, and it was not maybe poisoned or what not, and then it was gifted to Vladimir Putin.”

McGregor said that while he hasn’t spoken to him since, he’s sure he had a taste and enjoyed it.

The pair met in 2018 at the World Cup when the Russian invited Conor to Moscow to watch the football final between France and Croatia.

At the time, McGregor thanked Putin for the invite and called him “one of the greatest leaders of our time."

Taking to social media to share his meeting, he said: "Today I was invited to the World Cup final as a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"This man is one of the greatest leaders of our time and I was honoured to attend such a landmark event alongside him.”

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