When Conor McGregor fights, the entire build-up is more often than not equally as entertaining. Have a look at Conor McGregor’s top 10 press conference moments.
Ever since achieving global fame in 2013, the Notorious has never failed to amuse us. The UFC lightweight champion is extremely quick witted, this gives him a mental advantage long before a punch is ever thrown.
Dustin Poirier and Jose Aldo are two prime examples of this. Both fighters developed a strong hatred for the Dublin native. The duo also just so happened to suffer from first round knockouts.
McGregor’s targets are not solely his opponents, however. When placed in the company of fighters, nobody is exempt from Conor McGregor’s verbals.
A quick glimpse at the rest of the UFC roster will show the notorious one’s influence. UFC press conference’s are now filled with fighters decked out in suits and calling for ‘money fights’.
Cries for money fights have largely fallen on deaf ears though. Very few are near McGregor’s level of dominance and UFC president Dana White has even gone on record as saying “if you’re not him (Conor), then shut up.”
The atmosphere at these press conference’s has become carnival like and is truly a sight to behold. Added to his outstanding performances inside the octagon, Conor McGregor’s entertainment values have most definitely seen him awarded opportunities that others could not dream of.
Containing strong language, here are his top 10 moments: