Tuesday July 14, 2020

Reaching for the stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship

Conor McGregor may be reaching for the stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but his antics and crude trash-talking demean his talents

25th January, 2015
Ewan MacKenna.

You didn’t recognise the man who, for a few moments last weekend, orchestrated the crowd noise in Boston with each brutal punch as if he were a conductor. You remembered the face from hooking up a couple of years ago and understood the talent on show due to determined and knowledgeable words when you’d met. Only it wasn’t the same Conor McGregor you’d spent time with.

That...

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