BY SCOTT FENG, RACHEL BISHOP
www.Mirror.co.uk
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Conor McGregor inspires two impoverished teens to lift themselves out of poverty

BY SCOTT FENG, RACHEL BISHOP
www.Mirror.co.uk
They have been training at China's Enbo Fight Club - a controversial MMA gym in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan.

The gym has taken in some 400 orphaned or poverty-stricken children over the years, and several have risen in the ranks to become well-respected members of China's underground fighting scene.

Xiao Long, who has only been part of the establishment for 10 months, idolises Dublin-born McGregor, who has held the UFC Lightweight title since 2016.

 

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