Coach predicts 1st round win for McGregor


Conor McGregor's head coach John Kavanagh talks to the UG's Jonathan Shrager regarding a multitude of topics, including;

-The quartet of fighters under his tutelage at UFC Dublin.

-The surreal element of the UFC returning to Dublin.

-The "live" challenge that lies ahead for Conor in the shape of Diego Brandao.

-The dynamics of the sparring/rolling sessions between Conor McGregor and teammate Gunnar Nelson.

-The dynamics of the friendship between the extrovert and the introvert respectively.

-Conor's obsession with martial arts.

-An insight into Conor's personality away from MMA and the cameras.

-The perception of Conor and Gunnar as viable title holders, and whether he pays attention to naysaying MMA critics.

-Conor's remarkable recovery from a serious knee injury.

-TUF 19's Cathal Pendred late adoption of MMA and his staggering rate of progress. 


tags: John Kavanagh   Conor McGregor (detail)  UFC Fight Night Dublin   UFN 45   video   


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PTM2020 site profile image  

7/21/14 9:25 AM by PTM2020

^^you're thinking the fight with Brandao was mearly a setup?

John M site profile image  

7/18/14 11:40 PM by John M

Are you putting McGregor on the same level as Poirier?

epwar site profile image  

7/18/14 11:27 PM by epwar

Of course it will be.  Diego was KO'd badly in the first in his last fight and is now give this?  It is as close as the UFC can come to fixing a fight.