Over the weekend, Conor McGregor as soon as again made headings when he entered a physical run-in with Gatling gun Kelly at the MTV Awards. The scuffle was the latest in a series of social mistakes from McGregor and as the previous two-division UFC champion continues to make news for the wrong factors, some members of the Mixed Martial Arts community are questioning if McGregor is losing himself to “Well-known,” consisting of former two-division UFC champ Daniel Cormier
” The insane thing about McGregor is when I say the trick, I indicate the billionaire with the strut and the fancy automobiles and the cash, due to the fact that the reality is it’s the WWE,” Cormier said on his ESPN program When Ric Flair was Ric Style, styling and profiling, kiss the women and make them sob, woo!
” Conor McGregor is the fighter but Conor McGregor likewise lives this big life and that’s where I ask, ‘Has this gimmick overtaken who Conor McGregor is as an individual?'”
Following his 2nd successive loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, McGregor went on a vitriolic tirade, threatening to eliminate Poirier in his sleep, and continued to make aggressive declarations about Poirier and his family weeks after the bout. He likewise Tweeted and then deleted a horrific Tweet about Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s deceased father which then began a feud with Cormier.
All in all, it’s been a regrettable year for McGregor. Aside from the bad PR, McGregor has actually likewise lost two times this year and is now stuck rehabbing his broken leg. Given the way things have actually been going, there have actually even been questions of whether McGregor must hang up the gloves and pursue his other service endeavors. Topping the Forbes list of highest-paid athletes in 2020, McGregor has no scarcity of other chances offered to him, and ones that will put him in considerably less physical jeopardy, however Cormier believes that isn’t to be for “Well-known.”
” You can’t turn that off. It doesn’t matter just how much cash you have, you can’t turn it off. You can’t turn that burning desire to strike that curtain off,” Cormier stated. “When you struck that curtain, it is the most intense thing I’ve ever seen in my life, and I have actually ever felt and experienced …
” You come through the crowd. You stroll through the crowd and the hands are reaching towards you, everyone’s yelling, that’s what you obtain from the UFC. You do not have a helmet on, your face is not concealed, you’re just you, as naked as you can be, strolling through that see of fans where somebody wants a piece of you. It’s addicting. And when that octagon door closes, that fight, understanding that male wants to take you out, that feeling is second to none, and for Conor McGregor, who is a fighter, you can’t replace that. A dollar amount will not relate to what you feel when you feel the mat on your bare feet, when you’re in there with the referee and the guy and you understand what’s following. You can’t change that with a dollar worth and I believe that’s why Conor will never ever lean into celebrity more than the real fighter.”
McGregor is currently still rehabbing his broken leg but has actually stated he means to return to the cage next year and when he does so, he’s currently targeting a 4th battle with Poirier.
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Rest In Peace.
Obviously Conor has a Netflix series.
I’ll be executive manufacturer on the job.
I’m contractually locked into 4, 1 hour episodes that I’ve to produce today for Netflix. Which provide or take I’ve it done currently. First 1 hour episode up by January simple. Christmas presents, I’m Santy ho ho ho https://t.co/DoOPKgshqc
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 15, 2021
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