Conor McGregor’s meteoric rise to the top of the MMA universe has been thanks to his fists, heart and especially his mouth. His brash sh*t talk has padded his wallet, and has also cultivated a new type of fan that has zero respect for fighters who trailblazed so Conor could brag about his paydays. Take this fan, who infiltrated the UFC 205 press conference with a shirt and tie, then flipped off Eddie Alvarez before being (almost) removed by security.
Granted, the fan/reporter, seemingly had a point. Even if that point wasn’t totally correct. Let’s dig into what he said.
“Eddie Alvarez, you’ve been mentioning that Conor McGregor isn’t a championship fighter, he only has 2-3 rounds (???), yet in your professional career you’ve only went to the 5th round twice and lost one of ’em what the f*ck are you talking about, motherf*cker?!”