“Please, Talk to Somebody”: Boxing Trainer Pleads Conor McGregor to Get Help

Published 10/25/2021, 10:58 AM EDT
Nevada , United States – 10 July 2021; Conor McGregor following his lightweight fight with Dustin Poirier during the UFC 264 event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (Photo By Thomas King/Sportsfile via Getty Images)


Boxing legend Teddy Atlas has a sincere message for Conor McGregor. Atlas is a boxing trainer and commentator and overall legend in the sport of Boxing. This is a man that has trained 18 World Champions and lives by a very simple motto, ‘Boxing is life.’ Atlas recently spoke about McGregor’s altercation with an Italian DJ.

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Conor McGregor was out partying in Rome when he reportedly punched an Italian DJ. The DJ took to his Instagram to expose McGregor and called him a very violent man. Following this, Atlas reacted to the whole situation and gave out a sincere message to ‘Notorious’.

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“You know, you’ve been great, you’ve done great things. You’ve been a pioneer in the sport in many ways, bringing purses to the UFC that were never seen before. You paved the way for that. Much like Muhammad Ali did for so many fighters in boxing.”

Nevada , United States – 10 July 2021; Conor McGregor before his lightweigh fight with Dustin Poirier during the UFC 264 event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (Photo By Thomas King/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

“You know, please, talk to somebody, and that’s all, and don’t be too proud to do that. Talk to somebody. Don’t let yourself continue down this road, really, for your sake, for other people’s sake. You’ve been great in so many ways, you know, that’s not destroyed at all.” McGregor has not replied to the allegations yet.

Conor McGregor Issues a stern warning to his competitors ahead of UFC return

McGregor is currently recovering from a broken leg he suffered during his first-round TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264. The injury was serious and required surgery. Since then, ‘Notorious’ has visibly bulked up and put on a lot more muscle. McGregor is beaming with confidence as he eyes a return to the Octagon.

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McGregor issued a stern warning to his rivals as he trains to get back in the Octagon. “These clowns are f*cked when I get back,” McGregor said. McGregor has not yet announced his next opponent, but he has made it clear that he will fight again.

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Who do you think McGregor should fight next?

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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