White: Conor McGregor has most 2nd fight hype since Brock Lesnar

Thursday, August 15, 2013

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.”

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