After Conor McGregor‘s meltdown with Nate Diaz at their UFC 202 pre-fight press conference drew the scrutiny of the Nevada Athletic Commission, many people wondered if we might see an kinder, gentler Conor McGregor moving forward.
In a word… nope!
At least things didn’t get physical at the UFC 205 Kickoff Press Conference at Madison Square Garden. There were no cans or bottles flying through the air, as they had between McGregor and Diaz.
McGregor’s tongue, however, was as sharp as ever. When he started to unravel how the fight with lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, which headlines UFC 205 on Nov. 12, 2016, came about, McGregor quickly shifted into high gear, ridiculing Alvarez.
“I said it out straight, ‘beg me,’ and they begged me,” he proclaimed. And that’s when he unloaded.
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