Once again, Conor McGregor is making press conferences with himself involved must-watch television at the UFC 205 presser.
In a sport where stars come and go at a pace quicker than Team USA’s trip to the World Cup of Hockey, it’s fun to see someone literally transcend the sport when he is involved. The Conor McGregor UFC 205 press conference was another one for the ages.
— UFC (@ufc) September 27, 2016
Hey Jeremy, that’s what happens when you take a shot at the best trash talker in the biz. You’re going to get toe-tagged REAL quick. Asking “Who the fuck is that guy?” is pretty much then end of that conversation. What a savage response from The Notorious.
Then a fan from outta nowhere who was given the mic decides to put McGregor’s opponent, Eddie Alvarez, on blast.
— Chillin in my Bacta (@DarthAmin) September 27, 2016
Could you imagine if someone would do this at a NFL press conference with Roger Goodell? Goodell would probably have that guy decapitated. Fans have a real connection with this sport and it’s awesome when you see it on full display even at press conferences.
Did you see how happy McGregor was by the question? That’s the face of someone who appreciates a good burn.
The UFC 205 card looks absolutely stacked, Benny should have a good post on that in the coming days. There’s about a 2% chance I would be able to provide anything meaningful to breaking down the lineup, so we will let the guy who knows his stuff do that.
Here is the Conor McGregor UFC 205 Press Conference in full: