MUST SEE! Conor McGregor shows off surprisingly impressive wrestling skills

January 23, 2016 8:42 am by Evan Bell

Throughout Conor McGregor’s run in the UFC many have criticized ‘Notorious’ for what they believe is an inability to wrestle. At UFC 189 when McGregor fought Chad Mendes for the interim UFC featherweight championship he managed to stuff some takedowns from Mendes, however was ultimately taken down and controlled on the ground for some time.

In the video above from July of 2015 you can see McGregor working on wrestling with his wrestling coach. You can see at the 6:30 mark how McGregor’s style of movement helps him in avoiding takedowns.


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