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Conor McGregor Biography

Professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter
Con to the question "Is Golf a Sport?"

“Golf isn’t a sport, it’s a game. I’m not saying it’s not a difficult game, with lots of mental stuff. But it’s not a sport like mine. Where is the combat, the intensity of what we do?”

Alastair Campbell, “Conor McGregor: I Am Going for Multi-Multi-Millions,”, Dec. 14, 2015

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) Featherweight Champion, 2015-Present
  • Professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter, 2008-present
  • Recipient, ESPYs Best Fighter Award, 2016
  • Recipient, ESPN Fighter of the Year, 2015
  • Cage Warriors Fighting Championship (CWFC) Featherweight and Lightweight champion, June-Dec. 2012
  • Graduated from Gaelscoil and Gaelchol√°iste primary and secondary schools, Dublin, Ireland
  • Nickname: The Notorious
  • Jumped two weight classes to fight Nate Diaz, March 5, 2016
  • Fastest title fight victory in UFC history (13 seconds) vs. Jose Aldo, December 12, 2015
  • Twitter handle: @TheNotoriousMMA
  • Born July 14, 1988 in Dublin, Ireland
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Pro & Con Quotes: Is Golf a Sport?