Conor McGregor has taken the UFC by storm. He’s brash, he’s well-spoken, he’s a thrilling knockout machine in the cage. He can’t keep this up.
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On Saturday, Irish fighter Conor McGregor will face Chad Mendes for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s interim featherweight championship. The bout will be the final chapter of a saga over two years in the making.
While Conor McGregor’s scheduled bout against Jose Aldo next Saturday is off the table, McGregor still made an appearance on Conan last night in preparation for his new opponent Chad Mendes. And McGregor had plenty to say, including that he has “as much sex as possible” before big fights and that were Floyd Mayweather…
In the UFC 142 main event, featherweight Jose Aldo held onto the belt with a nasty knee-then-punch combo that knocked out Chad Mendes and sparked a roar from the approving Brazilian audience—into which Aldo leapt and out of which he was eventually carried, Rocky-style.