Former duel-weight UFC champion, Conor McGregor fancies himself as essentially the most formidable floor and pound artist in skilled combined martial arts proper now, claiming the vast majority of his finishes come from that technique.
McGregor, who continues to be at the moment sidelined amid a fractured left tibia suffered final July, is extensively anticipated to return to the Octagon this summer time, nonetheless, is but to return to combined martial arts coaching.
The Dubliner most not too long ago headlined UFC 264 in July of final 12 months in opposition to former interim light-weight titleholder, Dustin Poirier, dropping the pair’s trilogy rubber match courtesy of a primary spherical physician’s stoppage TKO loss after he fractured his left tibia on the finish of the body.
The 33-year-old suffered his second straight loss for the primary time in his skilled combined martial arts profession, following a January 2021 knockout loss to Poirier within the pair’s rematch, additionally struggling his first skilled blemish through strikes.
Conor McGregor holds 19 knockout victories from 22 complete profession wins
McGregor, who’s winless since January 2020, stopped one-time light-weight title challenger and future Corridor of Fame inductee, Donald Cerrone with a flurry of floor strikes following a high-kick in simply 40-seconds in a welterweight pairing. And now touts himself as the perfect floor striker at the moment competing in combined martial arts at this time.
“I’ve the perfect floor and pound within the recreation,” Conor McGregor posted on Instagram. “My larger % (proportion) of finishes doesn’t really come from my standing horizontal again hand, like most assume. My highest % of ending wins really come from the accuracy of my vertical punching (you ae all novices vertical putting. Arm hitters, Ask ref to cease it hitters. Fall o er on your self hitters). I don’t miss g’n’p (floor and pound). I don’t hit arms. I don’t fall in. I hit mushy face, head and cranium.”
“It’s the way you’ve seen individuals vs. me completely minimize up,” Conor McGregor continued. “Trying like they’ve simply bought a bang of some golf balls off the tee of a driving vary. Pores and skin totally opened. But me, pores and skin like butter. Many instances I’ve not even tousled my hair. That’s why loads of these rat baggage wish to hate. I’m clean like butter with it. The richest, the baddest, essentially the most unscathed. In any case rat baggage, it’s nearly yacht season, or as I wish to name it, caramel butter pores and skin season.”