UFC legend Daniel Cormier believes that the hype surrounding Conor McGregor influenced Donald Cerrone’s performance at UFC 246 last year.
McGregor and Cerrone started 2020 with a blockbuster main event that ended in just 40 seconds when the Irish brutally finished the “cowboy” before the veterans could actually start.
At a recent pre-match press conference before UFC257 this Saturday, “DC” shared his thoughts on what happened to Cerrone in the fight against McGregor.
“In reality, the old Donald Cerrone wouldn’t have lost to Conor McGregor in (40) seconds,” Cormier said. MMA junkie). “There was a time when Donald Cerrone said he was too small to fight because he was too light to fight. He beat him in the welterweight division. Even longtime veterans like the” cowboy “have the charm of Conor McGregor. It arrived at him. “
“I have to talk about’cowboys’ because I don’t think the guys he’s going to fight will feel’oh, I’ve already won,'” Cormier added. “I’m here with Conor McGregor,” because when you’re with Conor, he’s trying to beat you. He isn’t trying to allow you to win. He is trying to knock out your head. “
One aspect of McGregor’s dislike of winning Cerrone was that he couldn’t show off his skills anymore.In the upcoming match against Poirier, “The Notorious” Rest the protracted myth about his conditioning..
“I think it’s a myth. Obviously, I fought the first Diaz. I went from featherweight, and I think I went to welterweight a month or so later. It’s clear. It will have an impact, and then there were other issues, “Conor McGregor said in. UFC257 press conference.. “But overall, I think it’s a myth. It’s a myth, and that’s it. We hope we can answer it, and I’ll answer it in time someday.
“I’ll be here and someone will be able to stay in my pocket with me and stay there to fight me. I hope it’s Saturday night this week,” McGregor continued. It was. “Do you think so? I don’t. I’m in some form here now, and now I’m telling you this, I’m going to wear a masterpiece. I’m excited.”
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Daniel Cormier says Conor McGregor’s hype reached the cowboys at UFC 246. “Old Serone wouldn’t have lost in 40 seconds.”
https://www.bjpenn.com/mma-news/ufc/daniel-cormier-says-the-hype-of-conor-mcgregor-got-to-cowboy-at-ufc-246-cerrone-of-the-old-would-never-have-lost-in-40-seconds/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=daniel-cormier-says-the-hype-of-conor-mcgregor-got-to-cowboy-at-ufc-246-cerrone-of-the-old-would-never-have-lost-in-40-seconds Daniel Cormier says Conor McGregor’s hype reached the cowboys at UFC 246. “Old Serone wouldn’t have lost in 40 seconds.”