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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
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.

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.

 

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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.

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.


Mike Tyson should have never lost to Buster Douglass. He lost his fire to make sure he was the best and believed his own ego that he was.
 

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Mike Tyson should have never lost to Buster Douglass. He lost his fire to make sure he was the best and believed his own ego that he was.

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Mike Tyson admits he believed he ‘was a demi-God’​

During the early stages of his career, the future heavyweight champion of the world was so confident in his ability he believed himself to be a god​

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Mike Tyson has admitted that he struggled to control his ego in the early stages of his hugely successful boxing career, admitting that he used to believe he was “a demi-God”.
Tyson, 53, is regarded as one of the greatest heavyweights in the history of boxing.
He became the first heavyweight to hold the WBA, WBC and IBF belts and later became the lineal champion.


And, on his ‘Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson’ podcast with the rapper Eminem, Tyson said that his trainer and mentor Cus D’Amato had helped boost his ego and self-worth after a difficult start in life.
“He never told me I was a n*****, that I was never going to make it, and he always said I was superior to everybody,” Tyson said.
Mike Tyson was once lineal heavyweight champion of the world (REX)

Mike Tyson was once lineal heavyweight champion of the world (REX)
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“He never put doubt in my mind that I was f----- up, even though I believed that. In my mind, I was a demi-God.”

Tyson has been in a reflective mood recently and last week concerned his fans by admitting that he is “looking forward” to his own death.
“From my experience, from what I believe, the more I know about not existing, the more willing I am to die,” he told The Sportsman.

“Yeah [I look forward to it], I don’t fear it. Living might be more complicated than dying to me... because living takes a lot of courage.

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“Without the courage, you can’t handle living. Living is a journey; living is a struggle. People have everything and they still can’t do it, they struggle.
“We take ourselves too seriously; we think we’re somebody. Who the f***, we’re nothing! We come from s***; we think we’re special [but] fame is s***.
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“You find out you’re not [special]. You’re capable of going to jail, you’re capable of dying, you’re capable of being mistreated.

“I don’t really expect bad things to happen to me, but when they do happen to me, I understand it and I’m able to handle it. I’ve handled bad stuff before, that’s been my life. I don’t trip over bad things, I know s*** happens. When bad things happen, I will be still striving to do something. I won’t be discouraged.”


 

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Here's that post press conf interview with Porier

 

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McGregor vs Poirier 3: A Detailed Breakdown Of The Card's Unfamiliars For UFC 264​


 

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Connors coach giving us a glimpse of his prep and mindset for ths fight. Recommended

 

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A drunk Daniel Cormier breaks down Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier III ahead of UFC 264​

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Main event HL if its still up when u see this

 

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Craziest move I ever saw was Michel Pereira backflip into full mount with added head kick! Unreal

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no doubt a logistical nightmare........I wonder if Jorge Masvidal was hanging with the T man?






You know you just presented another piece of evidence that Colby and masma doll(<-talk to text lol) beef is fake as Colby as "President Trump's favorite fighter" too...

I think Jesse knows what's up....

Who Filmed DUSTIN POIRIER Sparring Footage?? TRUTH Exposed & It's NOT What You Think!!​


 

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Karate Combat's live again

 

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Not pleased UFC added Kellerman and Steven A Smith

Odd because UFC Typically has fantastic announcers
 

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The title fight was pretty good. What do you think of their format?
Just lost my reply to you. Site has been boggy for me lately.

Title fight was pretty good, loved the sound of that headkick! They left it all out there.

The backdrop is pretty cool as is the padded walls and the pit idea and how the wall trips em up. The last set I saw with rhe Northern Lights was beautiful but those robes were too much! Every comment was about Gandar or somebody lol

The 5-second ground and pound rule makes it awkward and breaks up the momentum much like a boxing fight which I cant stand.

The added track of crowd cheering is cheesy and lame but understandable and helps generate energy. There's only like 50 people there.

Frankly if it didnt have Bas
commentating I probably wouldnt watch it. I much prefer Glory Kickboxing


 

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This was entertaining... fortunately I had the captions on when it started otherwise I wouldn't have known what the heck he was saying half the time

UFC Newcomer Paddy Pimblett Breaks Down the UFC's Top Personalities​

 

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Here’s an isolation of when it broke (end of clip)
 

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Those Dagestanians are scary. Wtf in their right mind would want to get locked in a cage with one? Pressure
 

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Karate Combat is Live again

 

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Karate Combat is Live again

 

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Standing gogoplata on Kevin Holland

 

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Impressive that’s a great finish that’s rarely seen

This was the finish that put Diaz on the map for me. And with the extra over hook of the right leg, no way out

Against superstar Gomi no less

 
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I binge watching the Ultimate Fighter at present and am on season 3. I remember hating Bisping originally but he’s grown on me over time

He’s got the wrong nickname “the count” it should be “the cardio”
 

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I binge watching the Ultimate Fighter at present and am on season 3. I remember hating Bisping originally but he’s grown on me over time

He’s got the wrong nickname “the count” it should be “the cardio”
Me too. I love the guy now. He just got on the Toobs and subs are flocking while praising it as one the best mma content creators present and I agree.