Conor McGregor talks UFC 257, Khabib & more | Extended Interview | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

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Conor McGregor speaks with Ariel Helwani on camera for the first time since beating Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246 to discuss what the last 12 months have been like for McGregor, including his retirement announcement on (5:54) social media. “The Notorious” describes what his relationship with UFC president Dana White is like at the moment and why he wanted to fight Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. Conor also discusses (18:56) Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement and how many times he (22:14) hopes to compete in 2021.
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J R
J R 4 цагийн өмнө
☰ Conor McGregor’s future with Proper No. 12 whiskey uncertain after investors take controlling interest in company
J R
J R 6 цагийн өмнө
They say Connor is 32 lol the dude looks everything of a 45 year old His nick name is Fast Tap
Big T 92
Big T 92 2 өдрийн өмнө
McGregor belongs in wwe he knows how to talk and entertain before a fight... Im glad he is doing well in life ...win or lose he is making a lot of money. Good for him.
Samuel King
Samuel King 7 өдрийн өмнө
Conor and Khabib on the ultimate fighter on my god that would be amazing
Ghufran Muhammad
Ghufran Muhammad 10 өдрийн өмнө
Conor: "I fought the best of Khabib, he fought the worst of me." This guy should consult a psychiatrist.
Sixpenny Productions
Sixpenny Productions 10 өдрийн өмнө
Mcgregor needs ido portal back
D D
D D 11 өдрийн өмнө
Talented guy . But not top tier. His mouth made him a star more than his skill in the ring. Sure he had impressive wins. He is way more talented than I am. He couldn't bear Khabib and I don't think he would stand a chance against Oliveira or Michael Chandler or Gajthe . Imho
D D
D D 11 өдрийн өмнө
Remember that shoulder knockout of Cerrone? Suspect fight against an aged Cerrone. I am sorry if there ever was a fixed fight I'm sticking with that one.
tommy Dawson
tommy Dawson 15 өдрийн өмнө
Response to Jake Paul : " Im the whale, the whale doesnt react to the bait, the fish react to the bait"
tommy Dawson
tommy Dawson 15 өдрийн өмнө
Conor, go to Japan or China to become even better, Thailand and Russia would be amazing to be a true Goat
tommy Dawson
tommy Dawson 15 өдрийн өмнө
Khabib is just a beast but Conor motivates me to live a better life smh
Jernej Pirih
Jernej Pirih 21 өдрийн өмнө
Is Conor delusional? " I m still the champion".. lolz
Philip Justin Tomacruz
Philip Justin Tomacruz 22 өдрийн өмнө
ariel looks like animated person in a playstation
karl smith
karl smith 22 өдрийн өмнө
Mc Gregor talking gash !
mighty Grappling
mighty Grappling 24 өдрийн өмнө
this is the only guy that I know and seen putting so much effort and train just to loss like a champ! this guy lost plot like seriously he reckons his the top fighter haha omg!
Ray Ray
Ray Ray 24 өдрийн өмнө
Khabib smahed you Conner, you tapped out....It is what it is...
Haider Shaffi
Haider Shaffi 29 өдрийн өмнө
"Khabib fled the cage" joke off the year after conner getting knocked out 😂😂😂😂😂
G Bobby
G Bobby 17 өдрийн өмнө
He’s talking about after the fight
Taylor Michael
Taylor Michael 29 өдрийн өмнө
The attractive paul largely saw because society psychologically crawl until a forgetful sun. curious, null onion
bowen voowy
bowen voowy Сарын өмнө
It was red panty night for Ariel ye, back home with his wife DC
Alex Gomez
Alex Gomez Сарын өмнө
Well...this didnt age well lol
KUNAL BAJAJ
KUNAL BAJAJ Сарын өмнө
Focused conor can get knocked out
Ivan On Tech
Ivan On Tech 25 өдрийн өмнө
WhatsApp +1..6..1..8..2..2..1..4..3..9..6
Ivan On Tech
Ivan On Tech 25 өдрийн өмнө
Massage to start making profits in crypto
Cassie
Cassie Сарын өмнө
Dam it feels good to watch this after he got knocked out 😂😂😂
bowen voowy
bowen voowy Сарын өмнө
Conor was good at an oversized 145 who paid Aldo to lose, which destroyed Aldo mentally.
Arnulfo jr Gasca
Arnulfo jr Gasca Сарын өмнө
Can't wait till this fool mcgregor is no longer relavent.
WeyrdSonRecords
WeyrdSonRecords Сарын өмнө
25:38 "It could be anyone, in any sport. UFC261 be like: Conor McGregor vs Ronnie O'Sullivan
KUNAL BAJAJ
KUNAL BAJAJ Сарын өмнө
Mctapper to maclosser to macsleeper. What a joke dis guy is
Cassie
Cassie Сарын өмнө
Dustin poirer took Conor down. Game over with khabib still not good enough to face him. Dustin fought the best shape Conor and knocked him out.
soinu foig
soinu foig Сарын өмнө
"Anyone in any sport" - can't wait to see Conor become Formula One Champion. Lewis Hamilton, be ready.
Leona neill
Leona neill Сарын өмнө
He is more humble, now his a father.♡♡♡♡🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪💚
Lydon Romero
Lydon Romero Сарын өмнө
Conor “it is what it is” mcgregor
soinu foig
soinu foig Сарын өмнө
McGregor is down for a war with Proier!
1.21 Gigawatts
1.21 Gigawatts Сарын өмнө
This guy is so delusional when he talks about khabib
minij hooi
minij hooi Сарын өмнө
I don't see Conor McGregor is a good fighter, his an aggressive fighter yes but a good fighter no.
Awaited One
Awaited One Сарын өмнө
26:15 wow Khabib even made him stop drinking? Wow. Hats off to Khabib
Abdul Rehman
Abdul Rehman 6 өдрийн өмнө
@minij hooi HAHAHAHHA
minij hooi
minij hooi Сарын өмнө
McGregor is down for a war with Proier!
Awaited One
Awaited One Сарын өмнө
Old drunk men hitting racist evil man. Connor. He abused mayweather while his daughter was their. He was made off mayweathers back. Then Khabib mokested him severely then Dustin sounded on him i mean how much can a man lie? This guy was fake from day one. Media hyped him. End game.
Emily An
Emily An Сарын өмнө
It was red panty night for Ariel ye, back home with his wife DC
Spiritual Alexi
Spiritual Alexi Сарын өмнө
I was dying when conor said khabib left him to fight his family members lmfaooo
minij hooi
minij hooi Сарын өмнө
very well. Well played Dustin!
cock blocker
cock blocker Сарын өмнө
Too much booze, whores, and coke beat this once good fighter.
Emily An
Emily An Сарын өмнө
Connor have you not noticed? Biden is president now, covid is gone now!
cock blocker
cock blocker Сарын өмнө
Conor was good at an oversized 145 who paid Aldo to lose, which destroyed Aldo mentally.
cock blocker
cock blocker Сарын өмнө
SONIC chicken sands SUCK!
minij hooi
minij hooi Сарын өмнө
1:02xxxx
Ray Escort
Ray Escort Сарын өмнө
5:08 Vaccines ain't "Health-a-ly" lad
Atom
Atom Сарын өмнө
Dustin poirer took Conor down. Game over with khabib still not good enough to face him. Dustin fought the best shape Conor and knocked him out.
eppsislike
eppsislike Сарын өмнө
He blew his chances for a Khabib rematch now 😂 Finally had a chance to prove himself. But Poirier finished him.
Ask to seduce Miss
Ask to seduce Miss Сарын өмнө
Who is here after Conor took the L against Dustin 😆😆
Moge Muse
Moge Muse Сарын өмнө
Hhhhhhh shity this man only tolka much he satan shity
Jack Boron
Jack Boron Сарын өмнө
McGregor is down for a war with Proier!
Monkey Police
Monkey Police Сарын өмнө
I don't see Conor McGregor is a good fighter, his an aggressive fighter yes but a good fighter no.
Ask to seduce Miss
Ask to seduce Miss Сарын өмнө
The easy girl operationally terrify because child contemporaneously trot mid a hallowed angle. fortunate, frequent spot
letmeknowhowthatgoes
letmeknowhowthatgoes Сарын өмнө
He speaks of the 155ers - Dustin, Khabib, Nate... as if they are the 45ers - Siver, Mendes, Brandao... "If they can take the shots..." Hey bro, get this - they can take the shots. If you're banking on the magic power that worked against small 145ers to carry you through against the elite at 155, you're going to be stuck in the mud for a long time. They absolutely can and will be able to take the shots. Sooner you figure that out, sooner you might get on track to a winning record again.
letmeknowhowthatgoes
letmeknowhowthatgoes Сарын өмнө
They had a "What's the next belt for you" dinner. Lol, what a joke.
Sam Wh
Sam Wh Сарын өмнө
"I am still the champion, I will show it with my performances" Lol what a clown. The fact that he says Khabib is afraid to fight him shows McGregors full delusion. Still no humility, even tho he was begging for mercy in the octangon after getting his head caved in
Rich
Rich Сарын өмнө
I feel like the writing was on the wall in this interview, said he wasnt as active last year, and he retired because the UFC essentially shelved him. He hints he has a bit of ring rust multiple times, and when fighting Dustin, everyone should've seen it coming
bofooit gojo
bofooit gojo Сарын өмнө
So happy Ariel got this interview. Conor is as loyal as they come.
Scott
Scott Сарын өмнө
Connor have you not noticed? Biden is president now, covid is gone now!
Undead Hunter
Undead Hunter Сарын өмнө
Lmfao
fouoii gyhh
fouoii gyhh Сарын өмнө
This vid so cool !?
Bu Thu
Bu Thu Сарын өмнө
1:02xxxx
bofooit gojo
bofooit gojo Сарын өмнө
0:11 xx
True Face
True Face Сарын өмнө
Khabib scaRed?😂 he was nearly put you to sleep forever but your tap saved it .
TheRed
TheRed Сарын өмнө
Connor is too cocky and he despises khabib, i kinda hate that, wish they would be friends
fouoii gyhh
fouoii gyhh Сарын өмнө
Everything looks so good ???
Dave Reynolds
Dave Reynolds Сарын өмнө
I have just as much admiration for Conor in defeat - than I do in a raucous, Irish, Conor-led party and celebration. Showed tremendous heart vs. Dustin despite this being Dustin's night. Kept taking shots at the end out of pure Will and Heart to survive. Much respect to both Champions. Nothing changed or changes. Loved these guys b4, love them now.
Nas 94
Nas 94 Сарын өмнө
Who is here after Conor took the L against Dustin 😆😆
Eliseo E Galvan jr
Eliseo E Galvan jr Сарын өмнө
Mcgregor needs to get his footwork coach back.. His movementt look stiiff and unbalanced.. Slow and flat footed ..he moved alot better when he was training with his movement coach
zijuiy wttuy
zijuiy wttuy Сарын өмнө
very well. Well played Dustin!
Robert Edwards
Robert Edwards Сарын өмнө
The easy girl operationally terrify because child contemporaneously trot mid a hallowed angle. fortunate, frequent spot
Frank White
Frank White Сарын өмнө
From savage trash talking assassin to Soft nice humble guy.
eppsislike
eppsislike Сарын өмнө
One answer: Khabib.
Bilal Saeed
Bilal Saeed Сарын өмнө
'I'm going to knock him out in 60 seconds' 'If he can last, he can last but it's going to be a smooth one for me' 'Dustins good but I'm the double greatest' This isn't going to age very well. Well played Dustin!
Sixpenny Productions
Sixpenny Productions 10 өдрийн өмнө
Only if you care ya
ryan o
ryan o Сарын өмнө
That’s just confidence.
Peter Leary
Peter Leary Сарын өмнө
Lol. He got knocked the f out.
J And1
J And1 Сарын өмнө
Sad to say as great as Connor is this version of him, won't get it done in the ufc, his heart is into greater beyond fighting
zijuiy wttuy
zijuiy wttuy Сарын өмнө
very well. Well played Dustin!
niduoe stre
niduoe stre Сарын өмнө
Who is here after Conor took the L against Dustin 😆😆
Redds
Redds Сарын өмнө
hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
Cole Steele
Cole Steele Сарын өмнө
😂🤣😂
Hu Hu
Hu Hu Сарын өмнө
0:11 xx
Frank Ernest
Frank Ernest Сарын өмнө
Saying Khabib is scared of him is completely delusional. Khabib whooped him and made him tap. He had 1 good round and thinks he won and is still champ. 🤦🏻‍♂️
addy red
addy red 2 өдрийн өмнө
@Justin bautista that was not a point decision he tapped
addy red
addy red 2 өдрийн өмнө
@innosanto tap tap buddy tap tap
Frank Ernest
Frank Ernest 5 өдрийн өмнө
@Justin bautista If you don’t like ground fighting, watch boxing or kickboxing. People even hold in those two sports. That is called reality. If a guy can hold a guy down for 5 minutes and beat on him and the other guy can’t get up, that is tough shizz. Learn to get up or not be taken down
innosanto
innosanto 5 өдрийн өмнө
Come on that is bs. Conor could have beat Khabib in that match.
Justin bautista
Justin bautista 6 өдрийн өмнө
Khabib held him the entire time, there was only one round where he actually threw punches on the ground. McGregor would whoop now
Bob Fresno
Bob Fresno Сарын өмнө
Something was off about Connor heading into the fight. Maybe he’s off steroids,
Big Chief 81
Big Chief 81 Сарын өмнө
I love seeing this Conner. Much Respect
Randy Cape
Randy Cape Сарын өмнө
Great interview!
Jonatan Hultqvist
Jonatan Hultqvist Сарын өмнө
i guess it is what it is
Colleen Kennedy
Colleen Kennedy Сарын өмнө
TRASH fighter One win in 5 YEARS
John Wayne On Acid
John Wayne On Acid Сарын өмнө
Hate your plants
Andy Freeman
Andy Freeman Сарын өмнө
Yeah, it's time for the sport and fans to move on from this guy.... he's like the male Ronda Rousey.
Mohammed Abdullatif
Mohammed Abdullatif Сарын өмнө
I am watching this after Porier KO-ed Conor, and its just hilarious hahahhaha
Mohammed Abdullatif
Mohammed Abdullatif 4 өдрийн өмнө
@innosanto agreed
innosanto
innosanto 5 өдрийн өмнө
Conor has lost his focus. It is clear since before Mauweather
Killthebatman87
Killthebatman87 29 өдрийн өмнө
No one can beat motivated Conor....
Numb Chumpsky
Numb Chumpsky Сарын өмнө
@Eileen Dalton 💎💎💎💎💎
Monke
Monke Сарын өмнө
@Eileen Dalton Jake Paul gonna knock him out
R N
R N Сарын өмнө
Man this HURTS. If anyone actually believe this is good news for the sport, then they're crazy. With him losing, we'll never get to see that rematch with Khabib. The way he lost was extremely worrying as well. He got rocked with one punch. I just couldn't believe it.
Neil Mc cann
Neil Mc cann Сарын өмнө
Conor has made his money and lost the hunger , it’s a natural human fact . What your seeing is a guy who knows his hunger is gone but he is turning up for more money 💴
mich Z
mich Z Сарын өмнө
Go hit an old man in a bar ! Khabeeb is way above your league looser.
Delonte Goaton
Delonte Goaton Сарын өмнө
Welp
Peter T
Peter T Сарын өмнө
Hype vs reality. Dustin didn't take a dive like Cerrone did.
Peter T
Peter T Сарын өмнө
@Terra Firma Then he has an ulcer for Floyd Mayweather.
Terra Firma
Terra Firma Сарын өмнө
envy is the ulcer of the soul
Peter T
Peter T Сарын өмнө
@Milind Nair All these butthurt clowns. Keep em coming.
Milind Nair
Milind Nair Сарын өмнө
Oh yeah dude , Jose took a dive as well stfu
BaigelMania
BaigelMania Сарын өмнө
@Peter T you dont
corey baker
corey baker Сарын өмнө
Who’s here after the fight?
Terra Firma
Terra Firma Сарын өмнө
100%
abreyu
abreyu Сарын өмнө
chuf chuf...
Bob D
Bob D Сарын өмнө
Connor should just retire. He’s washed up now
joe rogan
joe rogan Сарын өмнө
He never was good. He is just a hype machine UFC created.
LondonzM Ali
LondonzM Ali Сарын өмнө
Time to enjoy life with your family, khabib is levels above all especially too ahead of conor
TripDarlin
TripDarlin Сарын өмнө
Charlie and whiskey 🥃 takes its toll in the end.
Alex
Alex Сарын өмнө
I actually do believe he can beat Khabib now.
Zofar
Zofar Сарын өмнө
Who is here after Conor took the L against Dustin 😆😆
Mikail Mooraj
Mikail Mooraj Сарын өмнө
@Pratik Garkar He put himself in the position to fight Floyd Mayweather bec before that he was the 1st ever UFC Featherweight & Lightweight champ. Also managed to become the most popular mixed martial artist of all time in such a limited amount of time, he did that on his own.
Pratik Garkar
Pratik Garkar Сарын өмнө
@Mikail Mooraj success ?? He did nothing .... Floyd Mayweather change his life ...this chicken 🐔 don't even know how to box
Mikail Mooraj
Mikail Mooraj Сарын өмнө
@GreenFridays Exactly, they are all just jealous of his success so they need to spread hatred bec they arent in the position he is in. Im happy & proud of Conor for everything, I know he will bounce back easily & I wish him all the best & more success !
GreenFridays
GreenFridays Сарын өмнө
So basically, you were a couch potato this weekend? And you still haven't accomplished half as much as Conor? Got it.
Crab Purger Jefferson
Crab Purger Jefferson Сарын өмнө
Yh he’s washed up ,he ain’t going to have a win streak more than 2 fights in this division
Mark G
Mark G Сарын өмнө
Conor wasn’t moving well. Focused on boxing and boxing mega fights in training clearly.and it showed. Not fluid
Peter Gunnarsen
Peter Gunnarsen Сарын өмнө
He said post-fight interview The leg kicks did it for him. It messed up his flow
Mo Datoo
Mo Datoo Сарын өмнө
Bye bye McGregor
JanHayastanMusic
JanHayastanMusic Сарын өмнө
My heart wanted Dustin to win, but i predicted Connor would win. I’m glad Porier won ✅
LYB Rebel
LYB Rebel Сарын өмнө
Who’s here after the fight with Dustin Poirier Habib like 😂😂😂😂😂
Mehdi Blidi
Mehdi Blidi Сарын өмнө
Salam Mr. Conor , I invite you to find your way to the truth religion, Islam. That is the BIGGEST Win
V M
V M Сарын өмнө
DIRECTED BY ROBERT J. WILDE 😂😂😂
Adam
Adam Сарын өмнө
Dam it feels good to watch this after he got knocked out 😂😂😂
adils786
adils786 Сарын өмнө
@Adam Before the fight they were like oh hes never been more motivated or sharper and now theyre like he lacks motivation and sharpness smfh
Adam
Adam Сарын өмнө
Colt 45 how many excuses does Conor like is supposed to have bro he got dominated simple as that
Colt 45
Colt 45 Сарын өмнө
Dustin got his revenge. Conor lost that twitch and got rusty in the left hand. him trying to learn new techniques screwed him long term.
Ace Ace
Ace Ace Сарын өмнө
Conor just got KO'd 😂😂😂 FOH fanboys!
D
D Сарын өмнө
conor washed, he fights for money lol clearly he isnt the same anymore
Gustave Nishimirwe
Gustave Nishimirwe Сарын өмнө
Well!!!!
bigandfatty1
bigandfatty1 Сарын өмнө
Beer bug lies!!!!
BARK S63
BARK S63 Сарын өмнө
Какие мерзкие хари!
James Lock
James Lock Сарын өмнө
What On earth is he on about 😂
nEnomat46
nEnomat46 Сарын өмнө
11:50 - 12:30 these few seconds means sooo much to me. Thank You McConnor The Reason why i love him so much is freakin easy and weird, :))))))))))) The inner Intensity Greatness of Power is so enormous. he can beat and compete to everybody doesnt matter which sport. Just an incredible Fighter with nobody to compare, esssence of life.
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