White: Conor McGregor has most 2nd fight hype since Brock Lesnar
After his UFC debut, a KO win over Marcus Brimage in 67 seconds, featherweight Conor McGregor was asked if he was concerned about being fed to the wolves too early in his career.
I’m a wolf,” explained the Dublin native.
McGregor arrived in Boston yesterday ahead of his fight Saturday night vs. Max Holloway with a more hype for a fighter in his second UFC fight than almost anyone ever.
“You’ve got that right,” said UFC president Dana White. “Other than Brock Lesnar.”
“I like real fighters. I like guys that want to win it and guys that want to finish and guys that just love to fight. That’s what I love about Conor. He’s a great kid, has got an awesome personality and loves to fight. He’s my kind of guy.”