Now an MMA megastar not only in the UK but globally, Molly McCann has taken the world by storm. All you need to do is look at the attention she and her fights garner to see this, from her viral knockouts to signing with Barstool Sports and even having several documentaries made about her story. Meatball is now a household name.
Alongside fellow Scouser Paddy Pimblett, they have attracted so many big names to themselves and the sport they compete in. It has been revealed that Drake had put a whopping £2,000,000 bet on the pair to win. When they did, he netted a return of over £3,000,000.
The newest celebrity name to take note of her is Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. A man who is all too familiar with how far charisma can take you in the entertainment world. The former wrestler turned actor is one of the biggest stars on the globe.
Exchange With the Rock
With her viral spinning elbow KO of Luana Carolina in March, Molly McCann made it a habit this weekend. Using the same technique in the build-up to her finish of Hannah Goldy. After landing the elbow, which wobbled her opponent. She began an onslaught of punches that saw the referee step in.
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Now known for her elbow ability. She took to Twitter to ask The Rock if she could continue to use one of his signature wrestling moves.
He seemed to take no issue with this. Even christening Molly’s version with its very own name. The “Meatbow”. A homage to her nickname Meatball.
She finished their exchange by thanking the global megastar, saying she would only use her newly named Meatbow when necessary.
Molly McCann and Paddy Pimblett continue to grow. Not many have taken to the fans like this pair, who fight after fight, deliver entertainment. Both in and out of the cage.
Have we seen anything like Molly and Paddy’s rise to stardom in MMA before?