Lithuanian sculptor Edgar Askelovic (Pictured, left) has made waves this week for his gifting of a very life-like statue of Conor McGregor, to Conor himself on the former UFC champion’s 30th birthday.
It’s a nice sentiment, and it’s been received well by the world. However, now things have taken an odd turn, as the artist confessed to BBC that Conor is his soulmate.
“That’s how I got the information that he knows about the sculpture, and that he accepts it,” Aspencrow told the BBC.
“It’s up to you what you see in it,” Aspencrow said. “You can see him as a prisoner, or a god, or just as a person.”
“I like Conor McGregor. He’s a great guy,” Aspencrow continued. “I feel he’s my soulmate. Some of the decisions he makes might not be correct, but none of us are ideal.”
Here’s the creation of this special McGregor statue: