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The Trenches, Episode 26 Poll: Are you fed up with Conor McGregor's entitled behavior?

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Are you fed up with Conor McGregor's entitled behavior?

  1. Yes, it's childish

    74.5%
  2. No, he's a brilliant marketer

    25.5%
  1. JayPettryMMA Danger Zone Aficionado Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    Sherdog Main Page writers Ant Walker and Jason Burgos want to talk things over and answer your questions on a Live Video Chat series titled "The Trenches," airing Thursday at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT.

    We also want your thoughts on a poll posted in this thread, with this week's poll question asking the following:

    Are you fed up with Conor McGregor's entitled behavior?

    Chime in on the conversation by voting in our poll or posting any fight questions you have.

    Ant holds over 15 years of martial arts experience, training in multiple styles including Boxing, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Kung Fu and Krav Maga, and also coached amateur MMA fighters. A former Sherdog Radio Network personality and current contributor to Sherdog.com, this self-described "gym rat" seeks to impart his knowledge and discuss all things MMA with his fellow community members.

    A journalist by trade, Jason has also co-hosted and produced multiple podcasts (including the "Fight Strength Podcast" with American Top Team trainer Phil Daru) over the years. He has contributed for several publications, and was a Senior Editor for MMASucka.com before landing at Sherdog. Along with his plethora of articles based on his exclusive interviews, Jason frequently covers live events for the site, chronicling the happenings with his growing photographic talents.

    Select questions from this thread will be answered in the article, and additional questions from this thread may be used in an upcoming episode of live video chat series 'The Trenches,' hosted on the forum every Thursday. Below are links to previous episodes of that series as well as his previous 'Ask Ant' articles.


    The Trenches Episodes:
    The Trenches, Episode 25: BJ Penn's Legacy
    The Trenches, Episode 24: UFC 235
    The Trenches, Episode 23: The Retirement of GSP
    The Trenches, Episode 22: UFC vs. Bellator Doubleheader
    The Trenches, Episode 21: Adesanya vs. Silva
    The Trenches, Episode 20: The Licensing of Jon Jones
    The Trenches, Episode 19: The NSAC Hearings
    The Trenches, Episode 18: UFC Brooklyn
    The Trenches, Episode 17: Welterweights and Title Shots
    The Trenches, Episode 16: Looking Ahead in 2019
    The Trenches, Episode 15: The UFC 232 Debacle
    The Trenches, Episode 14: UFC returns to Milwaukee
    The Trenches, Episode 13: The GOAT Featherweight
    The Trenches, Episode 12: Greg Hardy and Rachael Ostovich
    The Trenches, Episode 11: Anderson Silva vs. The Next Anderson Silva
    The Trenches, Episode 10: Golden Boy MMA
    The Trenches, Episode 9: What's next for Conor?
    The Trenches, Episode 8: The death of the Flyweight division
    The Trenches, Episode 7: Cormier defends against Lewis
    The Trenches, Episode 6: The Trade
    The Trenches, Episode 5: Eddie Leaves the UFC
    The Trenches, Episode 4: UFC 229 Brawl
    The Trenches, Episode 3: Leading up to UFC 229
    The Trenches, Episode 2: The Rise of Gegard Mousasi
    The Trenches, Episode 1: UFC 229 Presser

    Ask Ant Articles:

    Thank you, and please be respectful. We appreciate it.
     
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  3. Mischievious Orange Belt

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    I am looking to get into MMA. Is it better for a beginner to start off training in wrestling and BJJ or should you focus on striking? Keep in mind I have no intentions on ever going professional, just would like to be able to defend myself and for the fun of it.
     
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    Do you guys like the idea of a tie breaker fight between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic next?

    Do you guys have any info on the reasons Conor McGregor was in Miami as it may relate to his next fight?

    Any info on the recent Tony Ferguson situation involving his family or was that a big misunderstanding?

    Does the fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith make sense right now? How do you see a decisive win for either helping them get another title shot and which of the two would have a better chance against Jones?

    How do you guys see a final run at a title in the bantamweight division for Frankie Edgar going? Good idea or bad idea?
     
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    Ant, in your honest opinion, could Fedor in his prime (2004-2005) beat today's Jon Jones? After Jones' performance against Smith, I think it's fair to say he has a very good chance.
     
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    Thoughts on Johnny Walker?
     
  7. King in the North Red Belt

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    Still waiting on Ant to answer my pressing question:

    Why do fools fall in love?

    The fans demand an answer.
     
  8. Joshuaace Geezer Belt

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    bulldog choke, Face crush, or neck crank?

    Personally think it was a modified blood choke with Rl's right arm position contributing to sealing off the right side.(prior to the limp arm drop)

    What are your thoughts on the position?
     
  9. Kung Fu Kowboy Winning until he lost 2021 Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Well. Conor is all over the media ( ESPN , Sherdog )… Do we expect nothing less from him at this point? Hope Proper 12 is a success or we could see him on the next ESPN Broke in the future...
     
  10. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Guys, be honest, when you heard that Conor smashed a fan's camera over a selfie, did you assume that it was Dilon Danis?
     
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  13. Marc A Being broke is being dishonest

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    Will mma eventually go into a ranking system that wont allow ducking.?
     
  14. King in the North Red Belt

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    I hadn’t seen this, I appreciate it.

    Acceptable answers.

    {<shrug}
     
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    Poll is up for The Trenches, asking "Are you fed up with Conor McGregor's entitled behavior?"

    The options are "Yes, it's childish" or "No, he's a brilliant marketer."
     
  16. Only Here for Attachments Bacon Lettuce and Mayo

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    Some patriot buddies and I will be boarding a flight to Miami in ~10 minutes to let Mr. McGregor know we don't appreciate his disdain for American law. :cool:
     
  17. Mixedfights Silver Belt

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    He could make some better choices but I'm still a fan.
     
  18. PastOfPrime Gjergj Kastrioti - Skënderbeu Banned

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    If you wrote a book about MMA what picture would you choose for its cover ?
     
  19. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    I'm only fed up with it because for some reason some people think it's newsworthy.
     
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    Not even close
     

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