At just 4-1 as a pro, McGregor gave one of his first interviews back in 2008.
Conor McGregor is known worldwide for his trash talk. His quotes from interviews and press conferences have been memorable to fans across the globe.
Before his rise to UFC stardom, McGregor was a humble Irish kid trying to make his way up the MMA Ranks. Growing up in a suburb of Dublin, he started his combat sports career as an amateur boxer. Soon after, he met Ireland’s first UFC Fighter, Tom Egan, who introduced him to the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Shortly after Conor met soon-to-be longtime coach John Kavanagh and the rest was history.
But before it all became fame and glory, Conor sat down to do an interview at aged just 19. While it may have been toned down a little, you can still see glimpses of future Conor from his early MMA days in 2008. This is an interview Conor McGregor fans will very much enjoy: