Conor McGregor’s Ceremonial First Pitch at Cubs Game is Called the Worst First Pitch Ever

MMA fighter Conor McGregor throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Minnesota Twins at Wrigley Field, in Chicago, Ill., on Sept. 21, 2021.Jon Durr / USA TODAY Sports via Reuters

Conor McGregor swapped throwing punches for throwing pitches at Wrigley Field — without much success.

The MMA star threw the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the Chicago Cubs’ game on Tuesday, only for his attempt to sail high into the air towards the stands.

“I cannot stop laughing at this,” fellow UFC fighter Justin Gaethje wrote on Twitter. “Everyw MMA fighter that has represented us doing this has looked terrible but this takes the cake.”

Not that McGregor seemed to think it was a particularly bad effort.

“The most devastating first pitch ever seen in the iconic Wrigley Field,” was the 33-year-old’s summary.

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SOURCE: CNN, George Ramsay