Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid is used to receiving a large ovation at Rogers Place, but not like the one he received last night. Usually the assembled crowd is there to cheer on McDavid and the Oilers, but last night the state-of-the-art venue hosted UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 where Amanda Nunes successfully defended her UFC Women's Bantamweight championship against Valentina Shevchenko in a five round slugfest.
Surprisingly though, the loudest cheers didn’t come for Nunes or Fight of the Night contestants Jeremy Stephens and Gilbert Melendez, they came for McDavid.
Check it out:
How uncomfortable does McDavid look with all that attention!? It’s sometimes easy to forget that the kid is just 20-years-old, so we can excuse the whole “awkward teenager” thing he has going on. Stick tap to Reddit user Slap_Me_Silly_Sidney for this clip!