Mega Thread 'The Notorious' Conor McGregor

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Fair enough.

I feel the ‘dick rider’ thing was started by Rogan & Schaub. They will always have a massive impact on fans.

MMA fans as a whole aren’t exactly the most professional.
Nah, those terms have been around way longer than the Rogan/Schaub podcasts. I remember being called a nuthugger back in the early 00's when arguing with some guy online about Vitali Klitschko.

Conor's recent tweet and delete about Khabib's wife is pretty poor form. Khabib seems to have gotten to him multiple times and Conor has had to resort to cheap jibes about his family and his religion to try and keep up.
 

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Nah, those terms have been around way longer than the Rogan/Schaub podcasts. I remember being called a nuthugger back in the early 00's when arguing with some guy online about Vitali Klitschko.

Conor's recent tweet and delete about Khabib's wife is pretty poor form. Khabib seems to have gotten to him multiple times and Conor has had to resort to cheap jibes about his family and his religion to try and keep up.
Conor is just calling how he sees it.
 

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The problem with McGregor is he went from nothing to world famous mega star way too quickly.

- Ufc Debut 2013
- Late 2014 is where he started getting attention
- Wins title 2015
- Double champ 2016
- Boxing match with Mayweather 2017
 

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Things are hotting up in the UFC Cup.

I dunno. Back in the olden days a blokes missus hairdo was open slather.

I would have liked Khabib to put an 'alleged' before his allegation. This for me is number 1 bullshit.

Apart from that alls fair.
 

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The bloke never once defended a title, and his last win was more than 2 years ago. You’ve bought into his trash talking. He’s as overrated as it gets.
Oops, forgot to reply to this.

Can't agree. He's won fights in 3 divisions, and held titles in 2. Deserved or not, he KO'd Aldo in 15 secs and flogged Alverez to win the LW title in 2(?) rounds.

People like to act like McGregor couldn't box apples. He was one of the best fighters in the UFC, and he has some fantastic performances to his name. I don't think anyone knows what he is now though, after looking completely underdone in his last fight.

I'll admit that the McGregor that fought Khabib isn't the same one that was a 2 division chanp, but you see idiots on Facebook/Instagram thinking that mid-tier fighters would run through him, and it's simply not true. It's very frustrating to see a dumb comment said so often, and so confidently.

Above stream of consciousness is not necessarily directed at you, but MMA fans in general.
 

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Oh god that's another one that gets used a lot - He never defended a belt.

Name one fighter in the UFC that wouldn't go down the same route of opportunity if it was presented to them?

Hey you just won featherweight belt, wanna go for the lightweight one and make millions? - Sure! (end up doing the Diaz tour)
Hey you're a 2 belt champion, wanna fight Floyd Mayweather and make 80 million in one fight? Sure!

There's things that have happened outside the cage that played a part too.

The hypocritical pettiness not only comes from fans but fighters, coaches and managers too. What it really means is 'this guy is a huge success in the cage/outside the cage...it rubs me the wrong way and therefor I don't like him'.

I get it...Conor is not everyones cup of tea. Just say you don't like the guy rather than using masked cliche lines.
 

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Retired..not retired.
Just spat the dummy for not getting his way?
Who does he fight next..gifted another title shot? Surely not. He's mentioned some fighters and hinted at fighting them but nothing comes of it.
Maybe it is time he does just retire and move on.

The Conor fight is there to be had by someone though. That someone (not sure who) just needs to make it happen by insulting Conor, his family, and everything that Conor is involved in...and do it over and over. I don't think there's anyone who's up for it though, but I wish there was. Would be epic.

Edit: I said "gifted" above. I acknowledge Conor has also earnt his shots to some extent...he's just been gifted a lot more than any other fighter. Obviously to do with the money he generates, but he's been looked after none-the-less.
 
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He's certainly not retired, but its not a dummy spit either. Its a contract negotiation, he knows what he is doing. The problem is this time so does Dana.
Not fighting has been good for him aswell, if he jumped in against Ferguson and lost so soon after Khabib I think alot of the shine would have come off him. Really hasnt done **** all for 3 years in the octagon
 

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I guess some of saw this. I've just seen it now. It's all getting very cringey.
If you click on the pic you'll see the nug has got his hand on the go.
khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) Tweeted: Rapist, you are Rapist. You are a hypocrite who is not responsible for your actions. Justice will find you. We will see. @TheNotoriousMMA https://t.co/317rLK5TVN
 
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I guess some of saw this. I've just seen it now. It's all getting very cringy.
If you click on the pic you'll see the nug has got his hand on the go.
khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) Tweeted: Rapist, you are Rapist. You are a hypocrite who is not responsible for your actions. Justice will find you. We will see. @TheNotoriousMMA https://t.co/317rLK5TVN
That's the chick he supposedly got pregnant not the other one though
 

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Oops, forgot to reply to this.

Can't agree. He's won fights in 3 divisions, and held titles in 2. Deserved or not, he KO'd Aldo in 15 secs and flogged Alverez to win the LW title in 2(?) rounds.

People like to act like McGregor couldn't box apples. He was one of the best fighters in the UFC, and he has some fantastic performances to his name. I don't think anyone knows what he is now though, after looking completely underdone in his last fight.

I'll admit that the McGregor that fought Khabib isn't the same one that was a 2 division chanp, but you see idiots on Facebook/Instagram thinking that mid-tier fighters would run through him, and it's simply not true. It's very frustrating to see a dumb comment said so often, and so confidently.

Above stream of consciousness is not necessarily directed at you, but MMA fans in general.
Personally I think Khabib does that to any version of McGregor but I agree with the rest of your post. I think his performance against Alvarez showed how high quality he is, that was a hugely dominant performance against a legit fighter.
 
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