By Vadim Drouzinin: It’s the fight that all UFC fans had been looking forward to in recent months and as expected has been hyped to the max by the UFC’s deep-pocketed media department, especially with the don of hype Conor McGregor on the lineup as the main event.
Unfortunately for Conor
“I'm not going to get somewhere and say, 'OK, I'm done.' Success is never final; I'll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I'm going to the stars and then past them.”- Conor McGregor.
UFC 196 was and remains one of the
The old saying is that styles make fights; Robinson vs Hearns, Ali vs Frazier or Lewis vs Tyson all spring to mind as good examples. But at UFC 194 we were promised a clash of styles bigger than any other in the sport. However that is not what we got,
Hands covering faces, cigarettes balancing on the tips of fingers, drinks held to the lips but not sipped from. McGregor vs Mendes was that kind of a fight for a nation of people. Conor in the octagon was the antithesis of nervous, he was ready.
Right from his introduction in the