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Conor McGregor reminds us why he's MMA's best salesman - of both fights and whiskey

Posted On: Sep 21, 2018   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Conor McGregor reminds us why he's MMA's best salesman - of both fights and whiskey

Admit it, you missed him.
You missed the antics and the showmanship. You missed the bizarre insults that can somehow start on a Brooklyn loading dock and wind through the whole of the Caucasus before ending up back in 17th century Ireland. You missed the fact that even when his fans can't get in, his whiskey can.
Admit it, you missed Conor McGregor. You know, in your own way.
At Thursday's UFC 229 press conference in New York City, the former UFC lightweight and featherweight champ was even on his version of his best behavior.
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He didn't throw anything at current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov , which was a major improvement from their last encounter in the Big Apple.
At least physically, the most aggressive thing McGregor did was offer Nurmagomedov some whiskey in a plastic cup, only to be rebuffed on religious grounds. He somehow managed to smuggle in multiple glass bottles and didn't smash a single one of them. It's...

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