Transcending the 5 Elements
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- Mar 31, 2010
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I disagree. That drive to win is tied at the hip with ego. Like many in the community say, narcissism, delusion and egotistic traits are pretty much absolutely necessity for fighters at a high level. You MUST convince yourself that you are the best, no matter the objective scenario.What’s missing in the comparison is hunger. I don’t think mcgregor’s drive to win was competitive (like Iceman, Jordan, or some of these guys that won’t tap because they can’t give up). It’s been money and ego based.
He’s got promoters royalties now, Irish whiskey company, 100 million dollar boxing exhibitions. He’s eclipsed his goal. Sure he’d love to be the champ and I wouldn’t diminish his desire to remain on top but Poirier, at least in my opinion, has more “it” factor
We’ll soon see
Connor has untold millions of dollars and can right now retire many generations of his offspring. Yet, he is intentionally going through one of the most difficult things a human being can do. Going through an arduous fight camp away from his family, going through a mind sapping, body destroying weight cut, then getting locked inside a cage in shorts and gloves, with one the worlds absolute best top trained killer's....who only months before, in his LAST FIGHT, was knocked out unconscious for the first time in his career and humiliated in front of the entire world. Yet his extreme competitive spirit has pushed him to these extremes.