“It’s a tough life to lead,” Kamaru Usman talks about the pressure on Conor McGregor heading to UFC 264

Kamaru Usman believes Conor McGregor is having a huge chip on his shoulder heading into Dustin Poirier's trilogy fight at UFC 264.

Kamaru Usman and Conor McGregor
Kamaru Usman and Conor McGregor

The former two-division UFC champion and the global sporting icon, ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor will be stepping into one of the most important fights of his UFC career against Dustin Poirier at the main event of UFC 264.

Conor McGregor won only one of his last three fights, against Donald Cerrone that took place at Welterweight. Now heading into this fight, McGregor had a huge chip on his shoulder because a win in this fight can put in into the title fight against Charles Oliveira.

The UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman had some alterations with McGregor after his win against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261. Talking about ‘The Notorious’ in his latest interview, Usman said he knows how much pressure Conor McGregor is having, heading into this fight.

Usman says, “My daddy used to always say, ‘Everybody loves the chair, but while they’re chairing they can’t make the move, That’s exactly what Conor feels like and I know it – it’s tough. I know it’s hard being Conor, I know it’s hard. I am a champion and I know how hard it is to be the champion now.” {H/T Mirror UK}

“I can’t imagine what Conor’s going through, that’s got to be hard because you can’t do anything, People can’t wait to move because now people are just waiting to rub it in your face.”

Kamaru Usman claims many people are waiting to see Conor McGregor fail once again

Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor
Poirier vs McGregor

‘The Notorious’ faced a second-round TKO loss in his last fight against Dustin Poirier and after that, a lot of people pointed fingers at him, that he lost his motivation to fight and he is only doing this for money.

Although, Kamaru Usman was one of them and he still believes that people can’t wait to see Conor McGregor losing again and lashing out at him one more time. Usman added,

“Of course you’ve got the money, you’ve got all this, you’ve got all that, but bro, you got knocked out in your last fight, and then you’ve won one in your last four or five fights, something like that — people can’t wait to throw that in your face. So yeah, it’s a tough life to lead.”

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