Here are some examples of his mouth prior to his last fight. Normally, I personally don’t like guys who run their mouth, but these show where his mind and passion are at.
He can obviously back it up as proven by this short clip of highlights.
Here is another list of accomplishments as determined by the Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Marcus Brimage
- Performance of the Night (Five times) vs. Diego Brandão, Dustin Poirier, Dennis Siver, Chad Mendes and José Aldo
- Most Performance of the Night Awards (Five)
- Most consecutive Performance of the Night Awards (Five) vs. Diego Brandão, Dustin Poirier, Dennis Siver, Chad Mendes and José Aldo
- Most knockouts in the Featherweight division (Six)
- Fastest title fight finish (13 seconds) vs. José Aldo
- Highest attendance in the United States (16,516) at UFC 194
- Highest gate in the United States ($10.1 million) at UFC 194
- Highest earnings-per-second ($42,307) at UFC 19
I have been a fan of MMA and the UFC since it’s inception. Though I’ve never been in a professional fight, I’ve been in my share of scraps and brawls. If you have had similar experiences, you know the rush of adrenaline that accompanies them.
These guys are prepared to fight in as little as two weeks if they have to, They train constantly, always trying to improve their fight game. Strikes, grappling, jiu jitsu, etc, All of these elements are combined in the effort to become an Ultimate Fighting Champion.
I have over 50 lbs on Conor McGregor, but I sure as hell wouldn’t get in the cage with him! Nothing but respect for this man and his fellow competitors. This man will be a force to be reckoned with for quite some time until he decides to retire, and even after that, he will be remembered as one of the baddest, most entertaining mofos in the history of the sport.
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