Conor McGregors 7 Top Tips for Success
Unless you’ve been living under a rock or in North Korea, you should know who Conor McGregor competes in the Featherweight and Lightweight divisions of the UFC. He’s the current UFC Featherweight Champion and the highest paid MMA fighter in history.
He took up kickboxing and at the age of 12. At the age of 18, McGregor made his mixed martial arts debut in Ireland. He was victorious via technical knockout in the first round and in February 2013, the UFC announced that they had signed McGregor to a multi-fight contract. He made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage, winning via TKO in just over a minute into the first round.
He pressures opponents with forward movement and carefully timed, powerful strikes. He’s known for being the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA, as well as his extravagant lifestyle and trash talking. Upon defeating Eddie Alvarez, he became the first fighter in the UFC’s history to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously. During his career, McGregor has competed as a featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight. He would spend the majority of his public appearances in early-2017 campaigning for a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. He received acclaim when he knocked out UFC featherweight champion José Aldo in 13 seconds.
Here are Conor McGregors 7 Top Tips for Success
1. Love what you do
When he was twelve years old, he began boxing at Crumlin Boxing Club. He fought our of neccessity and this turned into a passion for him.
2. Carry on
His attention began to turn towards other martial arts when he was about sixteen. As he developed one skill, he looked for others to master. Never settle and keep carrying on, pushing and developing yourself.
3. Have courage to speak up
At the age of 19, he made his professional MMA debut at Cage of Truth 2, defeating Gary Morris. Hes known for his trash talking, and when hes on the stage, he drowns out all other fighters with his voice and his confidence.
4. Inspire others
He made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage, winning via TKO just over a minute into the first round. He has always valued being a role model, and because he was inspired by watching an MMA match in Dublin, Ireland, he is always conscious of his ability to inspire others.
5. Prove them wrong
He pressures opponents with forward movement and carefully timed, powerful strikes. His life has been filled with haters and deniers, and yet he carried on and committed himself to proving them wrong.
6. Think outside the box
He is known not only for his fighting skills, but his extravagant lifestyle and trash talking. Hes not afraid to push the boundaries of what is conventional and acceptable. This has made him stand out and Conor McGreggor is now the biggest draw in UFC history.
7. Be grateful
He’s the former Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Champion. Hes always been grateful for the people who supported him, and he has kept the same team and entourage from the beginning.