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Conor McGregor Exclusive Interview with Megan Olivi | The Ultimate Fighter Season 31

  • Опубліковано 22 вер 2023
  • Former two-division champion Conor McGregor sat down with Megan Olivi to discuss coaching this season, fighting Michael Chandler and what's next in his career.
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  • Zero Man
    Zero Man 3 місяці тому +1861

    I'm happy to hear that he recognizes that he hasn't been consistent. That's been the biggest detriment in his career. I truly hope he can remain healthy and try to fight more consistently in the latter part of his career. He is going to be 35 years old in less than two months. It's now or never Conor.

    • Ciaran Walsh
      Ciaran Walsh 3 місяці тому +102

      It wasn't his fault he has been inconsistent, the ufc wouldn't give him a fight during covid because there was no spectators allowed, that's why he organized a charity fight against Dustin

    • Danny DeVito is 78
      Danny DeVito is 78 3 місяці тому +31

      @Ciaran Walsh - nobody said anything about “fault”……. He’s just making an observation,, and he’s correct…..

    • Beyonce's Middle Finger
      Beyonce's Middle Finger  3 місяці тому +17

      ​@Ciaran Walsh Conors inconcistency started at the Khabib fight tho.

    • K9 Team Zagreb škola za pse
      K9 Team Zagreb škola za pse 3 місяці тому +2

      Heeis hungry but not angry so I don't know what will going too hapend . But lion is hungry give him the gazel 😂

  • Rhythmic Union
    Rhythmic Union 3 місяці тому +1661

    “ there’s an Irish flag on that belt and I’m the reason why”. That’s such a badass statement to be able to make.

    • Mike D
      Mike D 3 місяці тому +56

      Yep, that was a powerful statement - love it!

    • Xavier Brown
      Xavier Brown 3 місяці тому +16

      He said that right when I seen this

    • Tony Dracon
      Tony Dracon 3 місяці тому +6

      nah it was already there

    • The Marathon Continues
      The Marathon Continues 3 місяці тому +2

      Many fighters can say that, not really

  • TimeBucks
    TimeBucks 3 місяці тому +1224

    You rarely ever see Conor this relaxed.

    • Abumilo99
      Abumilo99 3 місяці тому

      Good 👍

    • Surojit Debnath
      Surojit Debnath 3 місяці тому


    • Luchia Sangma
      Luchia Sangma 3 місяці тому


    • Diggie
      Diggie 3 місяці тому +42

      He probably ran out of cocaine about 2 hours before the interview.

    • Ronin_BD
      Ronin_BD 3 місяці тому +4

      The calm before the storm 👏

  • Mark Adkins
    Mark Adkins 3 місяці тому +342

    That’s the Conor talk we all love. Respectful and eager to achieve the unthinkable.

    • Zak Hughes
      Zak Hughes 3 місяці тому

      Sense when? Most love his psychotic chaos

    • Rome6601
      Rome6601 3 місяці тому

      Thee goat

    • WikiPeoples
      WikiPeoples 3 місяці тому

      No it isn't lol.

  • Artetas son
    Artetas son 3 місяці тому +420

    Megan deserves this . She is a massive part of the UFC experience..so professional and smart . Well done Meg 👏

    • Dexter Haven
      Dexter Haven 3 місяці тому +19

      How about those pants and shoes? Hottie meter was rising.

    • tucci06
      tucci06 3 місяці тому +27

      @Over easy eggs Why does it bother you when someone gets a compliment? Why do you feel the need to say something? Imagine saying "quit the hyperbolic praise" to someone in real life after they compliment someone, and how awkward it would be after. How are you not embarrassed?

    • Oliver Nicholds
      Oliver Nicholds 3 місяці тому +3

      @Over easy eggs that’s a straight normie take, The overall popularity and replaceability is irrelevant to true fans. Real fans don’t care bout that shit, she’s been great part of the ufc and has been there for a while and has done nothing but great things. Do you like Conor just because he’s popular and not very replaceable because he makes the company money?

    • Elon Tusk
      Elon Tusk 3 місяці тому

      ​@Over easy eggs check out her o

  • Luke
    Luke 3 місяці тому +53

    "You show up to fight, and you got my respect"
    For those of us who struggle to show up for ourselves at certain times in our lives, let this be a great motivator. The fight isn't really in the ring. Every fighter knows that.
    Show up to fight. For you.

    • DegeaUnitedfan1st
      DegeaUnitedfan1st 3 місяці тому +1

      Well said

    • MrC
      MrC 3 місяці тому +1


    • Chris Castillo
      Chris Castillo 2 місяці тому +1

      Good comment mate!

    • LEGO Apocalypse
      LEGO Apocalypse Місяць тому +1

      Interview is awkward. Its like Connor trying his best to hold in a huge fart caused by the use of HGH shots and roids

    • racenemo
      racenemo Місяць тому

      He might lose again

  • DaJuice
    DaJuice 3 місяці тому +3660

    This is Conor’s , Justin’s , and Dustin’s , last run at a world title.
    Let’s enjoy the final ride boys 🙏🏽

    • Joel Perez
      Joel Perez 3 місяці тому +282

      damn g that one hurts 😪

    • Jimmy G
      Jimmy G 3 місяці тому +204

      Don't sneak conor In with the other two lol

    • Arav Singh
      Arav Singh 3 місяці тому +13

      @Jimmy G many more runs mate

    • William Winter
      William Winter 3 місяці тому +322

      ​@Jimmy G exactly. A double champ next to 2 intern holders 😂😂

    • Francisco Silva
      Francisco Silva 3 місяці тому +154

      @Jimmy G funny you say that when Conor is the only one that has held the title lol

  • Gabriel Page
    Gabriel Page 3 місяці тому +103

    One of his best interviews. I am confident that Conor is back and fully focused

    • Jacob Williams
      Jacob Williams 3 місяці тому +15

      As he’s laid up drunk on his yacht I’m Miami

    • Indygolf777
      Indygolf777 3 місяці тому +5

      Im confident he will lose again.

    • ReviewsCF
      ReviewsCF 3 місяці тому

      Totally agree w you!!

    • VanishedPNW
      VanishedPNW 3 місяці тому

      Yes, you are 100% correct. He's fully focused all right.
      Fully focused on not *also* inhaling the brass Tudor straw every time he has to "run to take a quick leak, mate."

    • Daniel Carlin
      Daniel Carlin 3 місяці тому +1

      Have you not seen the latest yt vids lol

  • salami.gotcha
    salami.gotcha 3 місяці тому +379

    Almost a million views already, a laid back interview. Legend.

    • KI
      KI 3 місяці тому +4


    • Abs
      Abs 3 місяці тому +4

      Having Megan there too does help.

    • Mr. Green23
      Mr. Green23 3 місяці тому +2

      Don’t feed the narcissist, dude. 😂

    • Darksideofthesith
      Darksideofthesith 3 місяці тому +1

      I honestly only clicked to see Megans interview

  • Jaker Mayfield
    Jaker Mayfield 3 місяці тому +119

    Awesome to see Conor in great spirits and fully coherent. This return will be great for everyone involved

    • vinh huynhthe
      vinh huynhthe 3 місяці тому


    • Connor Thompson
      Connor Thompson 3 місяці тому +12

      Fully coherent 😂😂

    • GT
      GT 3 місяці тому +1

      because he keeps getting rocked every fight. legit trash

    • TheRealest811
      TheRealest811 2 місяці тому

      What return? He hasn’t even entered the testing pool yet. I doubt he’ll fight this year

  • dustymadness
    dustymadness 3 місяці тому +280

    he's a fighter no doubt about it and he deserve all the respect , during his career he never ever backs out from anything and always pursuing challenges always push youeself LOVE TO SEE IT

    • z3bro
      z3bro 3 місяці тому +12

      Never backs out? 0 TITLE DEFENSES???

    • sss
      sss 3 місяці тому +8

      Not a single title defence tho

    • J
      J 3 місяці тому +16

      ​@z3bro he never backed out of a title defense he moved forward to other things. The money and success prove it.

  • Soknheith
    Soknheith 3 місяці тому +140

    "What do I hope for in this world, Megan? I hope for a 100 more fights"
    This is such a strong statement coming from a guy who achieved everything.

    • selvester ben
      selvester ben 3 місяці тому +8

      The problem is that he is missed up with coce and alcohol and fame got to him also . Its so difficult for him to keep his focus like the killers that he is facing .

    • Soknheith
      Soknheith 3 місяці тому +5

      @selvester ben yeah. We'll see how he does it. I wanna believe, but i'm not blinding myself to this obvious fact. He got to get his shit together in the next 6 months.

    • LobotomyMeat
      LobotomyMeat 3 місяці тому +5

      Talk is cheap. Reminds me of Tyson Fury.

    • Soknheith
      Soknheith 3 місяці тому +4

      @LobotomyMeat talk is cheap, but you can see the determination in his eyes. I can admire that. The guy still wants to fight, obviously.

    • Vajrahaha Shunyata
      Vajrahaha Shunyata 3 місяці тому +2

      he still has never defended a belt, ever...

  • Blade
    Blade 3 місяці тому +1105

    Whether u like conor or not, u gotta admit he has something about him that makes you want to tune in, even his interviews, truly a unique individual

    • wreckshop
      wreckshop 3 місяці тому +18

      I think he used to when we believed he could win fights. I don't think he could beat anyone in the top 5 of 155 or 170

    • wreckshop
      wreckshop 3 місяці тому +23

      I think Chandler might actually send this dude off to retire for good

    • Blade
      Blade 3 місяці тому +3

      ​@vanillaguerilla a case can be made from ur viewpoint, only time will tell the night this fight potentially happens

  • Timothy Bart
    Timothy Bart 3 місяці тому +39

    This is the most grounded i have seen Conor in ages. He seems totally ready to climb back to the top, huge love, go champ.

    • AP
      AP 3 місяці тому +2

      Don't fall for it, we saw it before in his second fight with Dustin, all humble and respectful after loss. After few months he was mocking Dustin's family and stuff.

  • Sergio Gentile
    Sergio Gentile 3 місяці тому +176

    He's special and when he's gone for a while you notice it even more once he's back

    • Sydnee Miller
      Sydnee Miller 3 місяці тому +6

      Conor is 3-4 since 2016 and has not won in almost 4yrs, what’s special about that. Any other fighter on the roster would been cut already.

      MCNUGGETMONDAYS 3 місяці тому +1

      ​@Sydnee Miller Sam alvey wasn't cut despite being on a 9 streak run without a win. Tony ferguson isn't cut after a 5 loss losing streak. So why on earth would they cut the cash cow, the reason ufc is where it is today is because of conor

  • Arron Horwood
    Arron Horwood 3 місяці тому +115

    The early days of Conor, his bravado and scathing “attacks” on his upcoming opponents really helped him. He’s easily one of the best at mind games. This veteran, more matured Conor is arguably just as menacing. He was this way against Cowboy, and finished the fight without a hair out of place. I’m hoping this’ll be the same outcome. A calm, focused and well fought bout.

    • Craigy
      Craigy 3 місяці тому +3

      Yeah facts. If your going to say he’s the best at anything it has to be mind games, he pretty much already won most of his fights before they even started. Not that his striking wasn’t elite too in his run for titles

    • Dexter Haven
      Dexter Haven 3 місяці тому +1

      I like how DC even laughed when Conor surprised everyone with his talk before his first fight against Dustin: "He's a pea-brained little hillbilly from the Backass of nowhere." (DC's town too.)

    • Steve Miller
      Steve Miller 3 місяці тому +10

      Are you kidding me Cowboy wasn't a comeback fight that was someone they put in front of him so he could win for sure and the Casual fan might think he's still got it well he doesn't and putting Cowboy in front of him actually was a bad thing for Conor he shouldn't of felt like he accomplished anything after that joke of a fight with washed up Cowboy...lol not a hair out of place ha ha yeah it was Cowboy. Nate rocked him also and made Conor shoot for Nates legs coz he was about to get smashed and go down then Dustin omg twice and Khabib could beat him with his eyes closed starting on his knees. And there's a lot of fighters that will beat Conor and always has been. Conor was great at cutting to 145 and is not well rounded enough to be a real champ. How many times has he defended his belt ? That's not the sign of a true champion . Mayweather could of taken him out way earlier in the fight if he needed to. Conor was a weight cutter that talked trash to other fighters and the Casual fan liked that.

  • Matthew Fischer
    Matthew Fischer 3 місяці тому +32

    Love that he said how coaching/teaching can make you much better yourself. That's why it's good to help out with the kids classes as well. When you break things down that way you understand everything much better.

  • Carl Johnson
    Carl Johnson 3 місяці тому +3

    He really did change the game forever…when it comes to trash talking…fighters negotiating the right pay they deserve and of course encouraging fighters to go for the double belt and step out of the comfort zone

  • βancrofty
    βancrofty 3 місяці тому +853

    Even if Conor loses his next 3 fights, we are all watching every single one, Even if you don't like the guy, he's pure entertainment in the octagon.

    • Johnnymac
      Johnnymac 3 місяці тому +7

      The True Game Changer

    • Omar X
      Omar X 3 місяці тому +15

      No. Were not even watching this one lol.

    • Felix Romero
      Felix Romero 3 місяці тому +33

      @Omar Xwe are, and we he’ll knock out chandler

    • Eric
      Eric 3 місяці тому +16

      @Felix Romero Who will? McStretcher? Are you stuck in 2016?

    • Greg Shubert
      Greg Shubert 3 місяці тому +4

      ​@Eric he may not be like 2016 anymore. But he will beat micheal easy. The styles just dont match well. He is a alverez made over. There is a reason they picked chandler. Tune up. Can he compete with the best in the world now i dout it. Exspecially elite grapplers/wrestlers. But chandler is neither.

  • Andrew Vacaflor Vids
    Andrew Vacaflor Vids 3 місяці тому +33

    Conor has definitely changed and matured. I will be praying for him. A truly unique individual.

  • Vince Norman
    Vince Norman 3 місяці тому +40

    I'm so excited to hear him say that he's craving consistency. Sounds like he's got that hunger back that's been missing since the Mayweather fight and Proper 12. He never thought much of being a champion and defending a belt for a good run. He dreamed of wealth and escaping poverty and MMA was his means of doing it. Once he made 9 figures against Mayweather & the Proper 12 deal, he just hasn't been the same.

    • Doc Proc
      Doc Proc 3 місяці тому +1

      Both are still consistent indulgences in his life, If only he did it proper and makes the latter just a craving¡ With that said he still takes Chandler out¡🤡💩🍀🦿

    • Russian
      Russian 2 місяці тому

      Since the khabib fight not the Mayweather. Khabib destroyed him totally

  • Adam Lees
    Adam Lees 3 місяці тому +14

    He seemed emotional at the point 04:44, wiped his eye shortly after too. He was talking about consistency after the Cerrone fight, wanting a “Season” so hopefully it can happen, nobody in the game like him.

  • Tommy Mccane
    Tommy Mccane 3 місяці тому +23

    Love this interview, love this comeback even more

  • Sir Nicholi Braden
    Sir Nicholi Braden 3 місяці тому +22

    Lead up to a Conor McGregor fight is always fun and entertaining. Glad he's back.

  • Chuba Longchar
    Chuba Longchar 3 місяці тому +570

    If he does come back and get a win against any ranked guy, I think he deserves all the respect.

    • Friedrich Eizenberg
      Friedrich Eizenberg 3 місяці тому +9

      Sadly he won't. Chandler will rip him off. RIP Conor

    • Chuba Longchar
      Chuba Longchar 3 місяці тому +65

      @Friedrich Eizenberg well, Chandler isn't the most intelligent fighter.. so I think Conor has a good chance.

    • tubbyrainbow111
      tubbyrainbow111 3 місяці тому +51

      He deserves all the respect right now mate, dude changed the entire game and ate through two divisions.

    • Little Al
      Little Al 3 місяці тому +27

      He deserves all the respect regardless. He beat Mendes with a fucked knee, then destroyed Aldo and alvarez. People cry he never defended, why should he, he fought Mayweather in a showman fight and probably made more in that one fight than all the current champs have made in their entire careers 3 times over.
      He might not be the GOAT in terms of skillset but nobody will ever do more for MMA than he did.

    • Penaldo Tapinaldo Benchnaldo
      Penaldo Tapinaldo Benchnaldo 3 місяці тому +2


  • EJ Furgison
    EJ Furgison 3 місяці тому +107

    When Connor puts down the party favors and dedicates himself he is a force. I hope he is taking this more seriously than his last few opponents.

    • irish daithi
      irish daithi 3 місяці тому +2

      Hes not cocaine is 1 hell of a drug

    • chadz393
      chadz393 3 місяці тому +2

      He's his own industry and maybe just paying respect to what made him. I wouldn't expect much from him fighting wise at this point

    • Mixed Martial Nutrition
      Mixed Martial Nutrition 3 місяці тому

      @chadz393 he has been fighting all champs lately you must be a casual

    • winslow wong
      winslow wong 3 місяці тому

      I feel like he took the second Dustin fight seriously but got his leg chewed off.

  • Fat Cat Entertainment
    Fat Cat Entertainment 3 місяці тому +2

    What a great interview! Two professionals. All the best Conor

  • Davi Gomez
    Davi Gomez 3 місяці тому +35

    I see him more focused than ever, and in a way he’s matured his abilities and skills even more.

    • Happy Chappy
      Happy Chappy 3 місяці тому +1

      He’s been on the nose bag. He’s not focused whatsoever.!

    • NimmHa
      NimmHa 3 місяці тому +1

      yeah, keep dreaming. Dude will never come back in a proper way. It's all hype and marketing. Dude probably can't even run a mile without dying.

    • James Wilson Music
      James Wilson Music 3 місяці тому

      I dont. He looks full (not hungry).

    • aidos socratis
      aidos socratis 3 місяці тому +1

      Ive seen this comment on every mcgregor interview, i think hes done unfornately. I hope im wrong

    • Vajrahaha Shunyata
      Vajrahaha Shunyata 3 місяці тому

      we will see...

  • Shari Brenz
    Shari Brenz 3 місяці тому +36

    As a person who's suffered a very simular injury as Connor during a motorcycle accident I couldn't imagine using that shin to block or throw kicks hats off to him my accident was 5yrs ago and I'm still not comfortable with it and baby it daily it's just not the same

    • Buck's Corner
      Buck's Corner 3 місяці тому +10

      I am currently recovering from a very similar injury from a car accident. I applaud him for even thinking about getting back at it.

    • D C
      D C 3 місяці тому +4

      Yeah but You don’t have access to the new age medical help he does.
      If you had that kind of money you’d be able to do that too.

      G-UNIT SOLDIER 3 місяці тому +3

      Who da fook is this guy!!!! Nahh I’m joking 😂

    • kiddkaos1
      kiddkaos1 3 місяці тому +4

      @D C It's crazy... if he's able to kick properly with it I'd love to know how they managed it. Is there any information on what kind of procedure he's had or how it differs to a normal repair?
      I've have a plate in my tibia for 4 years now. I couldn't kick anything even 50% without that being incredibly painful, I would love for it to be removed actually - sounds like Conor is keeping his in.

    • Nick Roe
      Nick Roe 3 місяці тому +6

      ​@kiddkaos1 if imagine he's had access to really decent healing compounds such as GH or testosterone, or various other peptides. Plus he will have had access to THE best specialists in the world with the amount of money he had made. How the other half live!

  • Jamal Samuel
    Jamal Samuel 3 місяці тому +29

    1.2 million views for this interview already. Connor still number 1 draw in MMA no 🧢 😂😮

    • Zak Hughes
      Zak Hughes 3 місяці тому

      Nobody says no cap bro and go achieve ur own shit

  • JDCovah
    JDCovah 3 місяці тому +773

    Seeing him speak calmy and coherently after those weird interview in his pub is a relief.

    • Lonzo Gastineau
      Lonzo Gastineau 3 місяці тому +92

      He's still jittery here

    • beatty1229
      beatty1229 3 місяці тому +67

      He’s yelling over the noise and feeding off the energy in those interviews. This one is more subdued

    • Domingo Rodriguez
      Domingo Rodriguez 3 місяці тому +13

      he's just been out of the game, like a recluse for a long time. he's unsure of himself right here and TOO calm

    • Toby Argall
      Toby Argall 3 місяці тому +26

      because i think this interview was much prior to the pub interview. they just released it now

    • LookingThroughWinter
      LookingThroughWinter 3 місяці тому +3

      Calmly?? Hahaha…

  • Grant Wood
    Grant Wood 3 місяці тому +5

    Regardless of your opinion of Conor, he can learn and adapt. Love him or hate him, he’s changed the game🤝🏽 win or lose, I’m a Conor fan. Good on you mate 🤘🏼

  • Lindokuhle Shandu
    Lindokuhle Shandu 3 місяці тому +6

    I really hope that he wins this upcoming fight against Michael, as long as this time around he maintains his calmness and composure. That is his biggest advantage in the octagon. During his last fight with Dustin, he was in a rush to knock him out and when things started going south for him, he lost his composure, became desperate and panicked, and ended up breaking his own leg. So, I hope this time around he takes time with his opponent and empty his mind without anticipating any outcome.

  • Spoder MOOSE
    Spoder MOOSE 3 місяці тому +5

    Hes got his downsides and his demons but i really hope to see him conquer those things and be the real idol and inspiration he can be. This show also shows his compassion for other fighters (unless hes fighting them lmao)

  • Bobby Kemp
    Bobby Kemp 3 місяці тому +42

    Conor’s interviews are the only interviews I can sit through fully

    • Tony Soprano
      Tony Soprano 3 місяці тому

      tik tok generation cant focus on anything in life lol

    • Erhh Sdhh
      Erhh Sdhh 3 місяці тому

      @Tony Soprano Classic generalisation comment 😂

  • rainy summer
    rainy summer 3 місяці тому +1

    he has drastically changed for good, unbelievably more mature and deep, you can clearly see he has gathered wisdom within himself.

    • DegeaUnitedfan1st
      DegeaUnitedfan1st 3 місяці тому

      Yes but don't worry old Connor still there a fighter to the end

  • GetSchanked
    GetSchanked 3 місяці тому +135

    You rarely ever see Conor this relaxed. Still very confident, but relaxed. You love to see it. He's being honest with himself. Even if he loses, ultimately, you just want to see the guy happy. And Conor is someone who has shown that money doesn't bring fulfillment -- he's still fighting to fight, and that is the main aspect of life that brings him life.

    • Scott Harris
      Scott Harris 3 місяці тому +46

      This didn’t look relaxed at all, he was extremely fidgety.

    • IrieTropicals
      IrieTropicals 3 місяці тому +19

      Relaxed? The guy jiggin like crazy

    • paintballa
      paintballa 3 місяці тому +9

      Lmao yeah he seems like he's disconnected or some shit

    • Domingo Rodriguez
      Domingo Rodriguez 3 місяці тому +2

      he's just been out of the game, like a recluse for a long time. he's unsure of himself right here and TOO calm

  • Daniel Walley
    Daniel Walley 3 місяці тому +1

    Ah Conor. Part of me likes him, and can see he's grown, another part of me finds it funny that he still believes that he can visualize and "the secret" his way into success. The game's moved on, he's not the top dog anymore, and his difficulty with admitting that he's not entitled to it seems to be what holds him back.

  • Damir Fadzan
    Damir Fadzan 3 місяці тому

    Miss this guy man he’s what the game is all about need him back Dana

  • Dustin West
    Dustin West Місяць тому +1

    Like seeing Coner calm and just have a good interview. Nice to see that side of him.

  • Sheryar
    Sheryar 3 місяці тому +7

    This man is at peace... amazing to see and listen to his wisdom.

  • Amrit Gill
    Amrit Gill 3 місяці тому +360

    Love him or hate him. UFC is fun when Conor is around. I like the fact that he is talking about run and consistency. Hope he stays more active after the Chandler fight. Also hoping that the Chandler fight happens this year

    • John Smith
      John Smith 3 місяці тому +11

      He's been talking like that all these years with nothing to show for it

    • Danzan
      Danzan 3 місяці тому +6

      Honestly couldn’t give a f about anyone else in the UFC. the day Conor retires is the day I’ll probably stop following the UFC at all 🤷‍♂️

    • lostadonna
      lostadonna 3 місяці тому +15

      @Danzan Everyone is entitled to their own opinion but that’s an absolutely horrendous one

    • Cedric Beard
      Cedric Beard 3 місяці тому

      Couldn’t agree more! The NFL is better when Dallas is relevant, the NBA is better when the Lakers are relevant, and MLB is better when the Yankees are relevant.

    • Amrit Gill
      Amrit Gill 3 місяці тому

      @lostadonna agreed lol. Ive been a big fan before Conor and will always be. I just think he makes it exciting. But there is a lot of talent coming up rn.

  • SLE 297
    SLE 297 3 місяці тому +6

    He really needs this win to still be considered one of the best. He is right about Chandler being the perfect opponent for his style of fighting so it should be a easy win for him

    • NineNine
      NineNine 3 місяці тому

      Depends on how he loses. He still is or was one of the best strikers we've ever seen. If he gets consistently dropped and KO'd, then I get it. But if he still able to bang on the feet, but loses to overpowering grapplers, it doesn't sting as much. I wanna see how he deals with guys like Fiziev and Gatheje.

    • Sydnee Miller
      Sydnee Miller 3 місяці тому +2

      Conor is 3-4 since 2016 and hasn’t won a fight in almost 4yrs.

  • Mitchell Kimball
    Mitchell Kimball 3 місяці тому +2

    99% of people would never step foot in an Octogan again if they had a fraction of his net worth. Whether u love or hate conor you have to respect his love for the game and what he did for the sport.

  • Burkwood
    Burkwood Місяць тому

    I'd love to see Connor take a thorough run at 155 or 170. Start at number 10 and get a four fight win streak and then Title shot. He's an interesting for so many people.

  • ThatboyOD
    ThatboyOD 3 місяці тому +1

    You can hear it in how he speaks how bad he wants to be back in the mix full time, shame the injuries have kept him out for awhile but I think hes really gonna make another serious run.

  • Jean-Simon Bolduc
    Jean-Simon Bolduc 3 місяці тому +186

    It is good to see Conor in a great state of mind and respectful. You can have your grudge, but not against everybody! I love seeing him praise Aldo as he should!

    • Zach Hitchcock
      Zach Hitchcock 3 місяці тому +3

      At least in the video and on camera.

    • Raf55AMG
      Raf55AMG 3 місяці тому +2

      I miss mr "apoligize to absolutely noone" 😢

    • Gus Fring
      Gus Fring 3 місяці тому +16

      Your kidding right? Dude is weening off the white powder. I've had friends who did coke, when they aren't on a line they get a bit restless like Conor here.

    • Bo Maathuis
      Bo Maathuis 3 місяці тому +4

      Great state of mind? You using the same stuff as Conor, I can tell.

    • Rayyan Abdul Wajid
      Rayyan Abdul Wajid 3 місяці тому

      khabib made him super humble

  • Stormy43
    Stormy43 3 місяці тому +1

    Nowadays you see up and coming fighters trying to imitate Conor but there will never be another Conor. He evolved this sport to an international level. Respect

    • VanGoNow
      VanGoNow 3 місяці тому

      Ever seen Ian Garry fight?

    • Stormy43
      Stormy43 3 місяці тому

      @VanGoNow nope, but how is that relevant?

  • Voided
    Voided 3 місяці тому

    It's really entertaining that Conor is here and Chandler is crazy enough by himself already! But I don't know if I am as excited as I would be if they had already had signed the contract to fight and there was a date set on it. Or if Conor's opponent was someone in the top 3 of either lightweight or welterweight like a Charles Oliveira, Justin Gaethje, Colby or Belal where we could see some real animosity and a potential title fight straight after. Conor taking so long to enter the USADA pool while just doing promotion like this (TUF) on the side doesn't get me as hyped up as knowing he'll fight a top contender soon unfortunately.

  • Peter G. Ryan Jr.
    Peter G. Ryan Jr. 3 місяці тому +1

    Let's go Conner, keep that focus! When you do that, your truly unstoppable! #🇮🇪

  • Unknown Mystic
    Unknown Mystic 3 місяці тому +1

    He speaks of consistency as if he is in control of that. Obviously he was in control of his inconsistencies and decision making so what has happened, simply , is. Consistency is is an illusion in a world that is inconsistent and impermanent. May both Warriors leave the battlefield, enlightened with what they have been given and worked for and manifested. May there blessings rain on to all and may all curses be lifted and transmuted Higher,collectively .
    Love and Serve. You, i, we.

  • Mr.E D
    Mr.E D 2 місяці тому +1

    The more I follow this guy, the more I like him. ❤

  • Jan
    Jan 3 місяці тому +317

    ⏱Timestamps for this video!
    0:00 - Great to be back in Las Vegas
    0:39 - Coaching the young athletes
    1:18 - Toughest part of coaching
    2:20 - Giving back
    3:06 - Coaching against Michael Chandler
    3:28 - Loving Las Vegas
    4:12 - Michael Chandler as opponent
    6:18 - Keep going
    10:20 - Highest paid mixed martial artist
    11:22 - Fans and company love Conor
    🧙‍♂✨ Generated with Houdini Chrome extension.

    • Marisa Moravec
      Marisa Moravec 3 місяці тому +30

      Good bot

    • D
      D 3 місяці тому +35

      9:15 fook dose odder gois

    • ttttttt
      ttttttt 3 місяці тому +9

      more time spend on "loving las Vegas" than on "coaching young athletes" it tells a lot

  • MrStevo626
    MrStevo626 3 місяці тому +2

    Megan always kills it with the questions 💯

    • RS U
      RS U 3 місяці тому +1

      Quit simpin’ bro, she’s not gonna read ur comment

  • Roger Preston
    Roger Preston 3 місяці тому +1

    Admiration for what you have accomplished! I truly believe you are a good man despite some of your past antics. Start winning again.

  • ArizonaHurley
    ArizonaHurley 3 місяці тому

    Great interview, he gets alot of stick from haters, but he's on point. Let's go Conor!!

  • Cosmic Billy
    Cosmic Billy 3 місяці тому +2

    Its crazy that with all the weight cuts he's done, he's never missed weight or ducked out of fights.
    Win or lose, Connor is a good fighter.
    He's only lost to killers and legends.
    Lol i certainly wouldn't be embarrassed or ashamed if i lost to Khabib or Dustin or Nate.
    Those 3 are all incredible at what they do.

  • Sergio Creo
    Sergio Creo 3 місяці тому +1

    Cool dude! Strong in spirit, full of energy.

  • Bob Oliveira
    Bob Oliveira 3 місяці тому +1

    Absolutely amazinga to hear Connor speaking as a humble man

  • mike jones
    mike jones 3 місяці тому +3

    Good interview, he seemed pretty composed. That said, I miss the old Conner - full of fire and confidence, but I suppose having a family and all changes things. Wish him the best.

  • ASMR Foodie Eats
    ASMR Foodie Eats 2 місяці тому

    I never was a boxing or any fighter but Coner is a good Man 🦸‍♂️ a Superhero and role model 👏

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabar
    Kareem Abdul-Jabar 3 місяці тому +5

    Megan always has such a sweet and respectful interveiw style I love their chemistry

  • Даниел Каменаров
    Даниел Каменаров 3 місяці тому

    We have to respect this man. He's willing to fight anyone. Win lose or draw he is down to fight. We know he doesn't have to.

  • Patrick Flug
    Patrick Flug 3 місяці тому +143

    McGregor Forever was intense. Glad he showed his downs. You really see how far he has fallen yet he still owns complete confidence. It's obvious to everyone except Conor. His team pretends that his way is the right way. Dee is behind him and there for him. Roddy is the only one who seems to give him decent tactical advice. Can't wait for more.

    • Rocky Shilly
      Rocky Shilly 3 місяці тому +5

      Talking like you know the whole team

    • Patrick Flug
      Patrick Flug 3 місяці тому

      @rockyshilly Yo Rock!!!! How you doin?

    • Garrett Chin
      Garrett Chin 3 місяці тому

      U do know conor had no control over the documentary of what was showed lmao so he didnt show the downs that wasnt his choice.

    • BIG B
      BIG B 3 місяці тому +1

      It was a fun, but they don't show anything in it if you wanted to learn about his life.

    • Patrick Flug
      Patrick Flug 3 місяці тому

      @garrettchin4923 yeah I'm sure the Executive Producer had no input

  • Dr. Coonan
    Dr. Coonan 3 місяці тому

    I would LITERALLY move to the old country to train with him. Wouldn't think twice. I bet he ends up coaching a few future champs.

  • Christopher Moran
    Christopher Moran 3 місяці тому +1

    This is the Connor that I like. Yes the brashness is entertaining. The only time I did not like it was in the presser for 3rd Poirier when he attacked his wife. Even Poirier was like is that all you got. I do like how he showed respect to Aldo, and basically all who have been willing to step in there with him. This looks like the real person.

    ERICK VALENCIA 3 місяці тому

    You can clearly see that Connor is still a student of the game…👏👏👏

  • SNP 94
    SNP 94 3 місяці тому

    McGregor seems more human here. More like himself. More humble. Breaking eye contact. Laughing. Smiling. Please god, one more run

  • Michael Druce
    Michael Druce 3 місяці тому

    I've been skeptical about his re-entry but open to his future fighting opportunities. However, what I can't deny is how healthy he looks. Damn!

  • Unlucky Gamer
    Unlucky Gamer 3 місяці тому +4795

    Just from the pose of Connor in the thumbnail I can tell this is going to be nice Connor

    • Karen Took the Kids
      Karen Took the Kids 3 місяці тому +165

      The real Conor you mean

    • Fachri zan
      Fachri zan 3 місяці тому +6

      ​@Karen Took the Kids 😊😊

    • good XD
      good XD 3 місяці тому +107

      He's most of the time himself when he's being interviewed

    • patrick bateman
      patrick bateman 3 місяці тому +60

      He seems kinda sober too

    • 𝗦𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀
      𝗦𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 3 місяці тому +44

      ​@patrick batemanhe's gonna be getting tested a lot soon, he better get used to that

  • MrTrevorg18
    MrTrevorg18 3 місяці тому +1

    Fuck what the haters say, Conor is as cool as they come when he's in interview form. Confident, well spoken, & has world class accolades. Wish this interview was an hour long

  • Joe DiMaggio
    Joe DiMaggio 3 місяці тому +1

    People forget his reign he is a beast, one of a kind

  • Tony El Soberano
    Tony El Soberano 3 місяці тому

    I hope he gets a third title, Conor making history 💪🏼

    • Sydnee Miller
      Sydnee Miller 3 місяці тому

      😆 Conor is 3-4 since 2016 and hasn’t won a fight in almost 4yrs 😝 Come on really another title.

  • scipio africanus
    scipio africanus 3 місяці тому +1

    1.7 M views in 3 dAYS!!!Only conors charisma can do that!!!Legend👊👊👊

  • Alex Wildner
    Alex Wildner 3 місяці тому

    He can do anything now, looking forward to this guys actions. Always good to see a living Legend.

  • Jared H
    Jared H 3 місяці тому +159

    Conor… I’d like to see him strike greatness again while doing it humbly. He brought so many eyes to the sport, if he could redeem and make his legacy mean something more I’d like to see it. His head has to be all in, his body has to be healthy.
    We’ll see what his last real chance looks like I guess

    • Jasiah Perez
      Jasiah Perez 3 місяці тому +5

      Bro he’s a coke head 😂😂😂
      He’s done as a legit challenger

    • stop UFO fakes
      stop UFO fakes 3 місяці тому +1

      Unfortunately humble doesn't sell. The only guy who really cracked it was GSP

    • Shiggystardust
      Shiggystardust 3 місяці тому

      The games evolved too much

    • slicvm
      slicvm 3 місяці тому

      D rider

  • Abbas
    Abbas 3 місяці тому +1

    A million views in just 12 hours and #7 on trending. He has immense popularity.

  • happy little trees 239
    happy little trees 239 3 місяці тому

    If he could just forget all the trash talk and the flash, if he could just focus on the craft of fighting and his development as a martial artist, that'd be ideal. The guy is a super gifted martial artist, and if he could just focus on that, that'd be the best thing for him. Forget all the bullcrap, focus on the craft. Dude is way too talented to have to rely on anything else

  • Jp🥋
    Jp🥋 3 місяці тому

    Always have been. A huge Conor fan. I’ve never bet against him in a fight except Diaz. But even that felt shaky for me. I think if he is in a good head space at the time of the fight and Chandler stays on his feet then Conor Will probably catch him and knock him out. If Chandler plays it smart and drags him down and keeps him down then he can win. But… Conor is extremely hard to get down and even then in the first 30 seconds he can pop back up very quickly especially if he gets scooted to the cage. So this one is extremely tricky to predict.

  • Bobbys Backing Tracks
    Bobbys Backing Tracks 3 місяці тому

    Connor lost me at 3:45. That wounded child is alive and well.

  • Kevin Powell
    Kevin Powell 3 місяці тому +297

    This is the stuff I wanted to hear from Conner! His talking about committing himself back to the sport is what he needs and sounds like what he is doing!

    • Shaun Exotic
      Shaun Exotic 3 місяці тому +54

      He’s a great salesman. He gets you lot on every return.
      Great speaker who makes people believe what he’s saying.

    • RobbD
      RobbD 3 місяці тому +50

      Dude's been on camera partying every day...while Chandler's been training three times a day. Conor is all talk by this point.

    • Matt
      Matt 3 місяці тому +8

      Needs to get off the Colombian first

    • Mark
      Mark 3 місяці тому +8

      I guess you didn't see the recent Helwani interview or the videos of him out of it in Monaco?
      He's not fighting anyone!

    • Mr beanz
      Mr beanz 3 місяці тому +2

      Very true, Connor says this everytime he comes back, a great salesman

  • Bud Hancock
    Bud Hancock 3 місяці тому

    I am so happy and grateful for your hard work, dedication, and spiritual endurance!

  • Nordstrand Music International
    Nordstrand Music International 3 місяці тому +1

    It’s hard to believe this is even real. He’s like a mythical beast.

  • diceDiddy
    diceDiddy 3 місяці тому

    Honestly LOVE how he said F Dustin and the other guys, but gave respect to Diaz (& probably Aldo)

  • kim mutoc
    kim mutoc 3 місяці тому

    Whether you like it or not,, Conor is one of the icon in this sport

  • Y N
    Y N 3 місяці тому +2

    Happy to see him praise God. A champ no matter what

  • Chris Castillo
    Chris Castillo 2 місяці тому

    At the end of the day whether you love him or hate him, he is a pioneer. Many people say he is washed up and if he is it doesnt matter. He set the bar for future fighters. Now chasing multiple titles is the goal. No one else has done that.

    • Carl Sagan
      Carl Sagan 2 місяці тому

      Pioneer in what exactly? You might want to read up the definition of the word first

    • Chris Castillo
      Chris Castillo 2 місяці тому

      @Carl Sagan Someone who is referred to as a pioneer in a particular area of ACTIVITY is one of the first people to be involved in it and develop it. Conor is a pioneer. He was the first fighter to become a champ champ in multiple weight classes. He paved the way for upcoming Irish fighters. I know this may have gone over your head so I apologize for losing you in the process. There is an Irish flag on the UFC belt because of him is that not a pioneer?

  • StCr
    StCr 3 місяці тому +42

    This was a good interview. He seems extremely focused and has regained that laser focus on the game like he had at the beginning.

    • gar beal
      gar beal 3 місяці тому +12

      its the only recent interview ive seen of him where he clearly isnt on cocaine.

    • Mr Money
      Mr Money  3 місяці тому +1

      @gar beal yeh same ... sadly

    • StCr
      StCr 3 місяці тому +2

      @gar beal I think the money went to his head in all honesty, he earned a lot of money very quickly. Now that he’s settled down and is used to having generational wealth I think he’s refocused on his overall goals

    • Daniel Carson
      Daniel Carson 3 місяці тому

      Sounds like what I'd say to beef up a c.v.

  • KungPowKing
    KungPowKing  3 місяці тому

    For those who don’t know, Conor used to be clean shaven during his days fighting in Cage Warriors. This is a throwback look.

  • Dimitri Frank 83
    Dimitri Frank 83 3 місяці тому

    Megan, it's going to be the greatest comeback in sports history!

  • D. Castillo
    D. Castillo 3 місяці тому +1

    It's weird how people forget BJ Penn was a double champ before Conor and the only reason he wasn't Champ in two divisions at the same time is because Dana told him he had to vacate before he moved up.

  • Freedo Moneeto
    Freedo Moneeto 3 місяці тому

    Used to see Brad Katona in the old gym I went to on and off, cool to see that he’s travelled the world training and competing.

  • Dr. Coonan
    Dr. Coonan 3 місяці тому

    WOW! What a revelation! He has a house in Las Vegas and his family with him! Man, has he matured in 2 years. If you read this, kudos to you, Mr. McGregor, for being the stand up man I am seeing you become. I hope you do not stop.

  • Michael O Callaghan
    Michael O Callaghan 3 місяці тому +72

    He seems in a great place mentally. Hope his leg is good for kicking I'd love to see him put on a vintage performance. If he reclaimed gold again it would be an amazing achievement

    • Amir Ardat
      Amir Ardat 3 місяці тому +5

      No he doesn’t at all 😂😂 the man is on the bag partying everyday since finishing TUF. The man is not winning and I find it hard to even see him fighting. Couldn’t possibly be in USADA pool at the moment the way he’s going.

    • Virtue&Honor
      Virtue&Honor 3 місяці тому +3

      @Amir Ardat You have nothing good to say about someone you don't really know. Ok.

    • Civilized Worm
      Civilized Worm 3 місяці тому +3

      You really think so? He seems mentally turned off and anxious to me. Slouched, playing and fidgeting with his hands.

    KARNYRIDE420 3 місяці тому

    this is the most grounded i've ever seen Conor in an interview. not gonna lie the calmness is terrifying while he still has his small "old Conor" sass.

  • BP76
    BP76 3 місяці тому +1

    Behind all the noise,ufc fighter's have balls of steel,props to anyone that gets in that cage and wants to do it as a career. These guys aren't white belts,they are todays warrior's and conor is one of them.

  • Mr Poly
    Mr Poly 3 місяці тому

    i cant wait for this fight. Conor and Chandler are both INSANE!!!!

  • UnicornStar80
    UnicornStar80 3 місяці тому +4

    It's good to see Conner back. He just drags the UFC up to another level. True legend of an era, 1 in a billion.

  • Larry and his belts
    Larry and his belts 3 місяці тому

    This is the healthiest Conor has looked. From interviews to even TUF promos, he didn't look right. Looked like he never sleeps lol. He looks trimmer here, and his eyes look more alert.

  • Badr Ouazzani
    Badr Ouazzani 3 місяці тому +1

    Strange to see him talking normally, usually he seems badly affected by things that he's taking. Good for him.