Conor McGregor appreciation thread - or not!

Discussion in 'Other Sport' started by MaxiPaxi, Aug 27, 2017.

  1. Apr 6, 2018

    Mr Anderson Eats, shoots, leaves

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    I said it wouldn’t surprise me, not that it is for sure made up. You never know in this business, it isn’t fully Dana’s calls no more. McGregor is a tool so not a fanboy here.

    For the UFCs sake I hope it is just Conor being a simpleton
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    Welsh Wonder A dribbling mess on the sauce

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    You think he voluntarily got a criminal record in the USA and UFC agreed to cock up three fights on the card in the name of publicity for a future fight that may never even happen?
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    The Bloody-Nine Full Member

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    The fighters who were physically cut and lost out on fights (Borg suffered cuts to his actual eyes) and who will now sue McGregor for millions? Publicity, too?

    Some of you are beyond parody.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    He will also get sued by each and every person who can vaguely claim to have suffered from the incident, not least the likes of Chiesa and Borg who suffered injuries that forced them out of their fights.

    The UFC/McGregor had a whole range of attention grabbing stunts to choose from that wouldn't result in assault, arrests, prosecution, lawsuits, loss of earnings and negative PR for both themselves and the sport. If they instead chose one that did then they are absolutely terrible at promoting fights.
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    Dominos Full Member

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    One fighter has been pulled from the card due to glass damaging his eye, on another day he may well have been blinded. There's several others injured and/or cut with the card on Saturday losing 3 of the scheduled fights, there's also women on the bus who could have took serious damage which would have reflected even worse on Conor and the UFC. There's going to be criminal charges as well as lawsuits from several of the victims. Do you still believe this was staged?
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    How the tide has turned.

    Even when people liked him, he stole his whole personality from Tyson Fury.
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    DavidDeSchmikes Full Member

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    Can you imagine the hype for his next fight

    Society put away Drederick Tatum Conor McGregor for his brutal crime. But he's paid his debt, and now, he's going to get revenge... on Homer Simpson
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    Balljy Full Member

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    I may have missed it, but I haven't seen any pictures of the injuries as yet. The next fight will be worth hundreds of millions and will basically be a WWE style villain versus hero. It could well be real, but the money involved will far outweigh the fines and the publicity is already huge (for the lets be honest) inevitable McGregor vs Khabib grudge match in about 9 months.
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    Dominos Full Member

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    So, the 3 fighters who have been pulled from the card are in on the whole act and are pretending to be injured, the 3 fighters they were meant to be fighting also losing their spot on the card are in on it, the doctors and commission involved in assessing their state are in on it?

    I wouldn't doubt it's possible Conor returns for a big fight at some point, that would just be the UFC cashing in on the circumstances, rather than manufacturing the circumstances by staging the whole thing. It's just an absurd claim.
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    Rado_N Yaaas Broncos!

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    Jet fuel can't even melt steel beams guys.
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    Fortitude TV/Monitor Expert Scout

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    To be fair, any smart lawyer is telling them to ham up injuries, not fight and take Conor for as much as possible - far, far more than they'd get for fighting, so that bit is plausible.

    I don't believe anything was staged in the slightest, but fighters not fighting because there's millions to be made instead of the thousands they would've got is highly, highly probable.
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    Buchan has whacked the hammer to Roswell

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    And the very best to them, too, for taking advantage of a scumbag's thuggery. Look at McGregor whooping and hollering leaving the scene in the lastest Embedded video the UFC released last night. The prick is celebrating like he scored a goal in a Cup Final. He's also on video instructing his goons to "break the windows" right before Chief Goon Cowley follows his Lord's instructions and throws something at the front windscreen, hence Cowley's arrest.

    They are all lowlifes and deserve everything coming to them.
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    Jim Beam The Joker

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    At this rate, he will sell life story rights in few years time. Scorsese to direct it.
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    Oldyella Full Member

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    :D
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    Anyone know why he would attack a bus? Is he Butch Cassidy?
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    RedRevongge Full Member

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    Yes one things for sure that he will have an amazing movie one day.

    Coming through the independent scene to win belts at two weights in cage warriors.

    Then doing the same in UFC and fighting at 3 weight classes. Then the stuff with Floyd and now the potential implosion
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    Dirty Schwein Has a 'Best of Britney Spears' album

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    Khabib, his rival who was in an altercation with McGregor's friend the day before was on that bus.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    The latest Blindboy podcast has an absolutely crazy/gas anecdote about all of this.

    @GBBQ
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    I wonder if Connor listened to it, it was a proper lesson.:lol:
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    I hope he did!

    Delighted you’re still listening, by the way. Love the idea of some French dude listening to Blindboy’s very Irish rambling :)
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    It's a great podcast. Culture, universal wisdom and humbleness. Thinking about it, if Connor listens to it he has to be a good lad, more nuanced than he sometimes seems to be.
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    Buchan has whacked the hammer to Roswell

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    His name has popped up again in relation to a particularly unsavoury incident in Dublin this week. Allegations/hearsay at the minute, but it’s deplorable if true.
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    Cheesy Bread with dipping sauce Scout

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    What's the incident?
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    Yes my whatsapp groups have been flooded with this story today too.

    Allegations described as "extremely credible" by the Independent have been made against an Irish sports star.

    However, I have thus far seen nothing credible naming the person at the centre of the allegation. Just internet hearsay that all seems to be coming from the same highly unreliable source.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    lsd Full Member

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    Heard his name mentioned would be completely shocked if it's true . Can think of a lot more likely suspects but Conor Probably the biggest name
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    rumac Full Member

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    Badly written article but that's actually talking about a different suspect in a different case.
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    cyberman Full Member

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    Separate case.
    Maybe we see why John has said he may never corner him again.
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Haven’t seen anything but was told yesterday he’s in a garda station in Dublin and that there’s plenty of videos circulating, supposedly of the incident or aftermath. Hopefully it’s not true.
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    Relfy Full Member

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    Hopefully it isn't true.....but if it is then they need to treat him as a normal citizen and not any special treatment because he's a millionaire.

    Thoughts go out to the girl in this incident. Hope she is well and recovering.
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    cyberman Full Member

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    Imagine the amount of money being thrown at this poor woman by Conors team at the minute.
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    There’s other rumours going around that it wasn’t McGregor at all but a footballer. James McClean had a post on social media the other day to squash rumours but he didn’t say what it was in relation to, just say it was a serious matter and that it had nothing to do with him so I’m guessing he was being linked to this. Hard to know what to believe.
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    christy87 Full Member

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    Stokes Christmas party was in Dublin over the weekend, also the papers are saying it's not a footballer.
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    Dirty Schwein Has a 'Best of Britney Spears' album

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    Think Kavanagh was saying it's more to do with who McGregor fights. He doesn't want him fighting anyone but Khabib or Nate. But that could just be an excuse if McGregor did indeed rape someone.
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    I heard the original stories about it being him, seen one yesterday saying that the original was nonsense, and it was one of the people he hangs about with.

    Whatsapp, eh? Very reliable.
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    2cents Full Member Scout

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    Anyone get the Whatsapp pics this morning? More crazy rumors floating about.
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    Jim Beam The Joker

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    What was it about?
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    Oggmonster Full Member

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    What is it this time???