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Conor McGregor Quotes: Best 15 Inspirational Lines From The Richest MMA Superstar
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The Irishman from Dublin changed the entire mixed martial arts industry with his unfiltered, unfazed, witty, and charismatic persona, setting the highest quality standard in the field. From his fights against Floyd Mayweather to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor amassed riches, making him the richest fighter not just in UFC but all over the MMA industry with a net worth of over $200 million. So given he has been an inspiration to millions around the world with his exceptional success and outstanding microphone skills, let’s explore some of his 15 best quotes that are sure to inspire many.

Top 15 Conor McGregor Quotes 

Ireland has produced numerous MMA talents, from Tom Egan to Ian Gary, but none quite like “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. When Tom Egan, John Kavanagh, and McGregor joined forces, they had only one plan: to take over this industry with a level of success that few have ever seen. Speaking of taking over, McGregor once stated:

  • We’re not here to take part, we’re here to take over.

McGregor is indeed known for his fearlessness, and his actions, such as the bus incident involving Dagestani fighters and touching Mayweather’s head, have shown this boldness. Speaking about being fearless, he once stated:

  • I fear no man. If you breathe oxygen, I do not fear you.

While many focus on speed and power in fighting, McGregor has offered his mantra for overcoming power and speed.

  • Timing beats speed. Precision beats power.

  • “Surprise, surprise, motherfu**rs! The king is back!” 

The quote mentioned above is the most iconic line said in the history of fighting and it has been widely used in various forms, including in reels, rap samples, and many other places. 

  • There is no friends in this business. You are either here to win, or you are simply a filler

McGregor once compared himself to the painter Vincent van Gogh to show how deeply he has immersed himself in the art of fighting. 

  • I’ve lost my mind doing this. Like Vincent van Gogh. He dedicated his life to his art and lost his mind in the process. That’s happened to me.

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The Irishman’s quotes that shows his mindset

  • It’s a tough pill to swallow but we can either run from adversity or we can face our adversity head on and conquer it. And that’s what I plan to do.

  • There’s no talent here, this is hard work. This is an obsession. Talent does not exist, we are all human beings. You could be anyone if you put in the time. You will reach the top, and that’s that. I am not talented, I am obsessed.

  • Failure is not an option for me. Success is all I envision.

  • Trash talk? Smack talk? This is an American term that makes me laugh. I simply speak the truth. I’m an Irish man.

  • I don’t feel pressure in a negative way. I like pressure. I feel excited and calm at the same time. No pressure, no diamonds. I want pressure: pressure creates drama, creates emotion.

Money Maker McGregor Quotes

  • When you sign to fight me, it’s a celebration. You ring back home, you ring your wife. ‘Baby, we’ve done it. We’re rich, baby. Conor McGregor made us rich. 

  • I run this whole thing. I run New York. I run this whole ship. Without me, none of this happens. I run this whole s—. Everyone in this game does what they’re f—ing told except for me and rightly f—ing so.

  • I love money because I have earned it. I won sixty thousand with my first knockout, and the week before, I was collecting social welfare.

  • I have the greatest job in the world. I get paid loads of cash for beating people. And I am very good at it.

So, there you have it. These are the quotes that have made McGregor an inspiring figure in the industry. From his financial success to his mindset, he has spoken about numerous things, and that’s how he became one of the greatest fighters to step inside the octagon.

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