Firebrand. Fighter. Knockout artist. Fashion star. Trash talking extraordinaire. These are terms that could be used to describe Conor McGregor, one of the most talkative athletes in combat sports. McGregor has never met a camera he didn’t like. He may be quick to talk trash, but so far McGregor has been able to back it up. The one time he didn’t do so in the UFC he came back stronger and won the rematch against his greatest rival, Nate Diaz. McGregor is always eager to hype up his next match but along the way he’s also dropped tidbits of information about his personal life. Now, while there may be some fans from Ireland who have supported McGregor since the beginning, there are plenty of ones who have just recently heard of the champion through his UFC victories over Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo and Eddie Alvarez.
For those who just recently became a fan of McGregor, there may be quite a few things that you don’t know about the Notorious One. With all the interviews McGregor has given over his career, there are some things that may have slipped through the mental cracks of MMA fans. Here are 10 Surprising Things That You Didn’t Know About Conor McGregor.