Conor McGregor Mourns the Loss of Dog Hugo: 'My Closest Companion'
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Conor McGregor's dog Hugo has died.
The 33-year-old MMA professional announced the sad news on Instagram on Wednesday along with a series of images in his grid and Instagram story.
"It breaks my heart to say that my dog Hugo has died. He was with me the whole time, my closest companion," wrote McGregor in the caption of his post, which started with a photo of him and Hugo together lying in bed.
"From sleeping on a bed frame without a mattress to everything else that came afterwards. Thank you for all the work I have done with myself to put this life in order for our family. All the love and the caresses, that we will miss forever and ever, our Hugo! Gutted?. "
The former UFC champion concluded: "RIP the best boy Hugo McGregor ?."
The series of snaps over the years showed one of McGregor and his four-legged friend running side by side, as well as another of the couple at the gym.
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Friends and fans have expressed their condolences to McGregor in the comment section of his post. Campaigner and longtime buddy Dillon Danis wrote, “Sorry brother he's missing ️” while Irish professional football coach Robbie Keane said, “I know how you feel, buddy ??”.
The mixed martial artist also shared a cute video of Hugo lounging outside on a couch that was filmed to the Ed Sheeran song "Runaway."
McGregor titled the clip: "We got there at the end, boy?"
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In May, the fighter and his fiancée Dee Devlin announced the birth of their third child, baby Rían, who would join brother Conor Jack Jr., 4, and sister Croia, 2.
The father of three shared the news with a cute photo on Instagram of him cradling his son.
"The McGregor Clan is now a family of 5 ❤️ Healthy Baby Born! Baby and Mammy Wonder Woman are doing great!" McGregor wrote next to the photo. "God, I thank you for everything you give me and my family in this world? My newborn son, Rían McGregor ❤️."
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On Christmas Day 2020, McGregor announced on Instagram that he and Devlin are expecting their third child. The star shared a photo of his family in matching Christmas pajamas with their son holding up an ultrasound image.
"Merry Christmas everyone, from my family to your ❤️. So much to look forward to in 2021?" McGregor captioned the photo. Devlin posted the photo again on her Instagram page and wrote "Merry Christmas! ❤️".
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