Conor Mcgregor brought the boxing mentality and marketing to MMA

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  1. Garnet_StrongerThanYou

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    1. The way he was always well dressed and carried himself with prestige and swag. None of those trashy tapout shirts or jogging suits. Treated his image with respect.

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    2. Demanding a say in who he fights and when. Demanding co promotion and a piece of the action. Refusing to fight for less than he’s worth. How many times did he scream that he owns the UFC? He brought power to the fighters and not the promotion.

    3. Minimizing the damage that he takes in fights. If you pay attention Conor has not taken much damage in his mma career. He has never been knocked out. As soon as things get ugly he gives up his back to be submitted. He’s not getting CTE for our amusement. Conor is no Bisping. He’s not going to sleep. He got his money and quit.

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    And now he refuses to fight like
    Many rich boxers.
     
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    Conor made his name by straight up stealing Floyds "Money" persona.
     
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  3. Paulie Walnuts

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    Like most boxers, he also has kids with multiple women
     
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    Ric Flair was doing it long before Floyd.

     
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  5. Shishio

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    yeah but thats all the shit I hate about boxing
     
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    So ur saying conor fucked up the game just like boxing is fucked up..


    Yup sounds about right...

    Conor did major damage to MMA and its sport status validity ..glad hes gone
     
  7. Martialbeef

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    Ric Flair was doing it long before Floyd.

     
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    Canelo, AJ, Fury and Pacquiao all continue to fight and have made more than Conrad so....
     
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    He also brought the Boxing submission defense LOL

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    how old are you 15?
     
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    Everybody deemed even remotely charismatic in combat sports robbed their personas from the 80's and 90's WCW/WWF Era. Quite amazing to look back and see how many different people used it for their own means. From Donald Trump to Conor McGregor. Most rappers seem to idolise Ric Flair.
     
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    Fook him
     
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    GSP is the original guy who wore suits and sunglasses in press conference looking like the men in black. That and negotiating for higher pay and avoiding damage.

    Conor simply did it in a better more charismatic way. Better suits and more charisma and exciting fighting.
     
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    He chose to be submitted in those fights rather than continue to absorb punches and get TKOd.

    Conor gives up his back to avoid a bloodbath.

    MMA fighters are the only ones who get brain damaged for 50K
     
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    Watched a Ric Flair documentary and several notable rappers said that he heavily influenced rap culture. He made it cool to flaunt your wealth.
     
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    Conor also brought the excessively unjustified and borderline Racists trash talking as well as other negative shits. I say fuck your gimmick, show and prove
     
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    and you think there are no boxers getting brain damage for less than 50K?
    gtfo
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    Conor McGregor brought crime into the United States.

    He also introduced touch butt to millions worldwide.
     
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    Closer to pro wrestling, I don’t see many boxers tapping out.
     

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