Conor McGregor marked the day of his first UFC fight against Marcus Brimage. On this day, 8 years ago Conor McGregor stepped on the UFC stage to turn in his weight. The event: UFC on Fuel TV was headlined by Mousasi vs. Latifi. The young lad from Dublin who then grew out to be the superstar he is now, was fighting in the prelims.
“The Notorious One” turned out victorious on his UFC debut as he TKO’d “The Bama Beast” under just one minute in the first round. Conor McGregor since then has grown to be one of the biggest superstars in not only UFC but sporting history. Fans like to call that the Conor McGregor era.
The former two-division champion took to Twitter to remember his journey as an MMA fighter. Conor spoke about this old training routine and how he would prepare for his fights. McGregor also stressed how much pain and effort he took to make it to the top of the mountain. “I didn’t take rest days unless I absolutely had to,” he wrote.
Conor wrote in his tweet about how he will go back to training like the beast he was. McGregor is determined to secure the win against Dustin Poirier in the third fight of the trilogy. “I will take this approach again for my comeback fight.” said the Irishman.
Conor McGregor is looking to knockout Dustin Poirier in his next fight
Conor is all set to take on Dustin Poirier for the third time in his career. The former champ champ is coming off a defeat against the Louisiana fighter at UFC 257. Dustin made the series tie at 1-1. Conor is determined to turn the trilogy around his favour coming July. Both the fighters announced the confirmation of the fight.
McGregor revealed that he had to move in with his sister so that he could access the gym easily and train harder in his early days. “I woke up, trained, walked back to apartment, ate my meals and rested, trained again, back to apt, sleep, repeat,” wrote Conor in his tweet. At UFC 264 McGregor will be looking to get back to being the beast he was.
Fans and critics all have been waiting for the old hungry Conor to return. Fans believe that ever since the loss against Khabib Nurmagomedov, the Irishman hasn’t been the same.
Will Conor McGregor prove everyone wrong in his fight against Dustin Poirier on July 10th?