Conor McGregor Says Kamaru Usman Has ‘Sniff-the-Jockstrap’ Fighting Style

Conor McGregor Says Kamaru Usman Has ‘Sniff-the-Jockstrap’ Fighting Style

UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship ) fighter Conor McGregor smiles during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. McGregor announced that he will fight an undisclosed opponent with the event expected to happen in Las Vegas, USA, in January 2020. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

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Conor McGregor may want to put his name in the mix for the UFC welterweight belt after his matchup with Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on Saturday night, but he doesn’t sound particularly interested in fighting Kamaru Usman, who currently holds the title.

“The more exciting bout would be me and [Jorge] Masvidal,” McGregor said at the UFC 246 press conference on Wednesday, per Marc Raimondi of ESPN. “Usman has the style of Khabib [Nurmagomedov], the sniff-the-jockstrap style.”


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January 15, 2020 at 05:35PM

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