MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani spent a day with Conor McGregor prior to his big night in Dublin. McGregor spoke about everything from his upbringing, to his days as a plumber and the debt of gratitude he owes to Coach Kavanagh.
In a fantastic insight into the life of Ireland’s hottest star, Conor McGregor talks candidly about his life in the buildup to the biggest night of his career. Speaking with Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting, The Notorious talks about his close circle of friends and the importance they hold for him.
McGregor speaks about his naivety when he was younger, believing that no one could take his left hook, only to be outmuscled by a leg lock. The Dublin native also discusses his relationship with Coach Kavanagh of Straight Blast Gym and how McGregor sold tickets to his first event and ended up spending the money.
The SBG fighter gives us an insight into the relationship he had with his father, with whom he barely spoke to during the tough times, and who also overcame testicular cancer.
Simply put, it is a must-watch documentary.
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