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Decision Win %
Height5' 9 (175 cm)
Reach74 in. (6' 2/188 cm)
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu CoachJohn Kavanagh
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
Biography(references)Conor Anthony McGregor was born in Crumlin, Dublin on 14 July 1988 the son of Tony and Margaret McGregor. He was raised in Crumlin, and attended Irish-language schools — the Gaelscoil Scoil Mológa, in Harold's Cross, at primary level, and Gaelcholáiste Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght at secondary level, where he also developed his passion for sport, playing football. In 2006, McGregor moved with his family to Lucan, Dublin, attending Gaelcholáiste Coláiste Cois Life. While in Lucan, he met future UFC fighter Tom Egan and they soon started training mixed martial arts together.
Combat ApproachMcGregor is known mostly as a striker and prefers to fight standing up, as opposed to on the ground. During the buildup to his bout against Donald Cerrone and the rematch against Dustin Poirier, McGregor was respectful towards his opponents and refrained from trash talking. However, McGregor heavily used trash talk in the build up to his trilogy fight with Poirier.
Fighter Trivia(references)McGregor often trains at the Mjölnir gym in Reykjavík, alongside fellow UFC fighter Gunnar Nelson. McGregor is a football fan and a supporter of both Celtic and Manchester United. He has also expressed support for Paris Saint-Germain, being a friend of Sergio Ramos.
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