Is Conor Mcgregor the Mike Tyson of MMA?

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  1. royjonesfan

    royjonesfan Member booted Full Member

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    Similarities
    -Both devastating knockout punchers
    -Both exciting to watch
    -Both highly controversial trash talkers and behave recklessly in an out the ring
    -Both made history (youngest HW champion, first to hold two UFC titles simultaneously)
    -Both insanely popular in their respective sports and sell millions of PPV
    -Both lost to their biggest rivals (Holyfield, Lewis/ Khabib, Nate)
     
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  2. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member booted Full Member

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    yeah interesting points. allow me to play devils advocate and state some differences

    Differences
    - Conor doesn't have a lisp
    -Conor isn't in to pigeons
    -Conor didn't go thru a Muslim stint in jail
    -Conor didn't have the terrifying mystique
    -Conor crossed over to another sport and faced the best
     
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  3. Willie Maeket

    Willie Maeket America's Idiocracy Self Prophesy Fulfilled Full Member

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    After MMA will anyone give a flying **** about McGregor like people do Mike Tyson?
    Hell, Conor was out for the past year and no one even shouted the guy out at UFC. Dana White acted like he forgot who he was.
     
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  4. reckless

    reckless Active Member Full Member

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    Tyson was never really much of a trash talker. He was quite quiet during press conferences.

    Most of his rage was aimed at reporters.
    **** off turn off your station, I'll **** you til you love me. I only talk to women who I fornicate with etc.
     
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  5. eltirado

    eltirado Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Conor is not Sonny Liston...
    Conor is not Jack Dempsey...
    Conor doesn't break his back...
    Conor doesn't want to eat Lewis children...
    Conor can't sell out Madison Square Garden masturbating...
    Conor doesn't talk to journalists unless they fornicate with him...
    Conor doesn't get to taste the cold tip of the barrel of Teddy Atlas pistol...
    Conor doesn't grab himself in a homoerotic manner & threaten to tuck journalists until they love him...

    Genuine vs Make belief

    The list is long, but others will add more
     
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    expljose Active Member Full Member

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  7. DON1

    DON1 ICEMAN Full Member

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    HELL NA. Conor dont get those props man. Tyson was a true savage.
     
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  8. Tramell

    Tramell Hypocrites Love to Pray & Be Seen. Mathew 6:5 Full Member

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    I beg to differ.
    Wanting to eat Lennox's children?
    Telling Razor he will kiss him good with those big lips?
    Stating every time he hit Green he was making little girl noises.
    Told Danny Williams he was going to gut him like a fish or was that McBride? LOL!
     
  9. Francis75

    Francis75 FAB 4 Full Member

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    Both are overrated imo.
     
  10. shanemfr

    shanemfr Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He didn't look like a devastating knock out artist against an old retired midget with fragile hands. He made old Floyd look like a KO puncher lol
     
  11. DonTyson

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    Mike was deeply disturbed and spoke from the heart with all the outburst and people genuinely feared for their safety around him. Conor’s more business like, he knows exactly how to stir up controversy to make money.
     
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    Malph Active Member Full Member

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    He's not a boxer no matter what he thinks.

    Put Floyd in with a top MMA fighter under MMA rules and see how that goes.
     
  13. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Well-Known Member Full Member

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    And then he came back and become the no1 talked about guy in mma after a 40 second fight again..His drawing power is huge, most didn't call him out imo because they thought he was half retired, not interested...I think hes comeback to redeem himself after acting a ***** for a while
     


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