‘Go Hit Him in the Mouth’- Conor McGregor Shows His Son How to Deal With Bullies

Published 04/13/2021, 10:51 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor trains during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)


Conor McGregor is easily one of the most popular MMA fighters in the world. ‘The Notorious’ is a former featherweight and lightweight UFC champion. The former champ is as popular for his comments outside the ring as he is for his abilities in the cage.

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Recently, McGregor posted a video showing him teaching his kid how to deal with a bully. The video showed us the side of McGregor we don’t get to see much, and it was great to watch.

In the video, we see McGregor showing his son the McGregor family crest and explaining to him the meaning it holds. “Hold on, let me show you what this is? What’s this, tell me what it is. This is the McGregor family crown champ, this is the McGregor family crest look at it. It’s a king’s, or it’s a lion’s head with a crown on it. Because you are a king, we are kings.”

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McGregor always has always stood up for himself. He has never backed down from any challenge and is teaching his son the same values.

“Did he hit you, did he, where did he hit you, what do you say hit him back. Where are you going to hit him, hit him in the mouth, he hit you in the back, did he? Go hit him in the mouth, aim for the mouth. Yeah, we’re going to hit him then be faster, that’s what we train yeah. Yeah, let me do some boxing training come on, Hands up.”

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Conor McGregor was bullied when he was a kid

The video meant a lot more because McGregor had earlier revealed that he was bullied as a kid. McGregor had revealed how in his childhood he used to get upset and run away if someone said or did anything to him.

‘Notorious’ had revealed that he always kept a dumbbell in his backpack. He didn’t keep books, just that dumbbell for protection. McGregor always used to keep his bag slightly open so that he could pull out the dumbbell whenever needed.

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Bullying is one of the most disturbing and traumatic experiences one can face. At any stage of life, dealing with bullies is really important and as McGregor has dealt with bullies in his childhood, it was heartwarming to see him show his son how to deal with bullies.

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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