‘He’s Throwing Punches’- Conor McGregor Says He Is Waiting for His Son to Grow Up and Whoop His A**

Published 10/06/2021, 6:58 AM EDT


UFC megastar Conor McGregor sat down with the Mayor of Miami, Francis X. Suarez, on an episode of Cafecito Talk. The Irishman notably received a key to the city and has been seen out and about in Miami. His sit down with Suarez along with his manager, Audie Attar, certainly provided many fun insights into his personality.

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Apart from talking about fighting, McGregor also delved into more personable content related to his family and overall views. He shared some takes on various topics unrelated to fighting and fans got to see a new side of the Irishman. McGregor’s affection for his son was on full display when he talked about raising his son to eventually surpass him.

He talked about the way he’s training his son to eventually become a ferocious athlete with the ability to compete with him in the gym

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“With my son, I’ve been training my son since day one. He’s had a little kids boxing bag and he can barely stand and he’s throwing punches. I’ve been training him since the start. People are saying, when he gets to about 14-15, he’s going to whoop your a**.”

“First of all, I’ll be ready for him but when it happens, it will be the proudest day in my life. That’s what you do. You raise him, you want to teach and you want them to evolve and surpass. That’s what life is about.”

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McGregor continues to ride high following the launch of various ventures like Proper Twelve Whiskey as well as McGregor Fast. Not to mention, he’s always looking for the next big super fight that will get him more gate and attendance records.

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While surpassing the former ‘champ-champ’ won’t be an easy feat, McGregor’s tutelage for his son will certainly be comprehensive. Given the training he’s undergone right from an early age, McGregor Jr. will definitely be equipped with all the tools to become a massive success in his own right.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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