122 Conor McGregor Quotes for success

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Conor McGregor is a former professional mixed martial artist and boxer of Irish. He is also a retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion.

The name Conor had its power after its popularity as he became the first fighter in UFC history to win titles in two weight divisions instantaneously.

In the beginning, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr., but now, he is the most significant pay-per-view draw in the history of MMA. The second most in history appeared when he set played a boxing match with Mayweather.

He has earned numerous titles due to his talent and hard work. He always motivates himself to win and says to be driven by someone and someone’s life. 

Conor McGregor's quote on talent and hard work
Conor McGregor‘s quote on talent and hard work

Here I am presenting some of Conor McGregor‘s quotes for success. 

“I enjoy competition. I enjoy challenges. If a challenge is in front of me and it appeals to me, I will go ahead and conquer it.”― Conor McGregor

“You might win some, you might lose some. But you go in, you challenge yourself, you become a better man, a better individual, a better fighter.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m just looking to learn, grow, stay focused, and become a better fighter and a better athlete.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m in the game of spinning plates. I’m spinning a boxing plate. I’m spinning a Tae Kwon Do plate. I’m spinning a Jujitsu plate. I’m spinning a freestyle wrestling plate. I’m spinning a karate plate. If I was to put all them down and have one boxing plate spinning, it would be like a load off my shoulders.”― Conor McGregor

“Life’s a rollercoaster. You’re up one minute; you’re down one minute. But who doesn’t like rollercoasters?”― Conor McGregor

“A lot of people cry and complain and put their hand out and beg. It never goes well.”― Conor McGregor

“I wish everyone well, but you need to focus on yourself. You need to stop putting your hand out. Everyone wants hand outs. Everyone wants things for free. You’ve got to put in the work. You’ve got to grind. You’ve got go through the struggle, and you’ve got to get it.”― Conor McGregor

“To do anything to a high level, it has to be total obsession.”― Conor McGregor

“I take inspiration from everyone and everything. I’m inspired by current champions, former champions, true competitors, people dedicated to their dream, hard workers, dreamers, believers, achievers.”― Conor McGregor

“I think it’s an Irish thing. We don’t really care. We say it as we mean it, and you have to deal with it. The truth is the truth.”― Conor McGregor

“If you deserve it, go get it.”― Conor McGregor

“I don’t feel bitterness, I don’t feel anger towards anybody. Fighting is never emotional to me.”― Conor McGregor

“It’s good to make your brain work more than your body.”― Conor McGregor

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“My preparation is about precision. It is a science.”― Conor McGregor

“The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable.”― Conor McGregor

“My family’s lineage, we are warriors. The McGregor clan, we are warriors all through. We are famous all through the world for our fighting capabilities of all generations. So I have no doubt that’s stood to me and that led me down this path and gave me what I have.”― Conor McGregor

“I’ve always felt like there was a lot of hype around me even when there wasn’t. I felt like everyone was talking about me even when no one was talking about me.”― Conor McGregor

“I don’t feel pressure in a negative way. I like pressure. I feel excitement and calm at the same time. No pressure, no diamonds. I want pressure: pressure creates drama, creates emotion.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final; I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them.”― Conor McGregor

“I guess I have a little bit of an ego. I’m confidently cocky, you might say.”― Conor McGregor

“I train and I go home, and when I’m home, I think about training. That’s my life every day, and that’s it.”― Conor McGregor

“Yes, sir, no, sir, clock in, clock out. Why were you late? Why are you not in today? That’s not how humans are supposed to live.”― Conor McGregor

“My unpredictability is what separates me. If you move in so many ways, your opponent is not focused on what he’s doing. He’s focusing in on what you’re doing, and it freezes him. When they freeze and you hit, they shatter like glass.”― Conor McGregor

“I’ll die a crazy old man!”― Conor McGregor

“My success isn’t a result of arrogance – it’s a result of belief.”― Conor McGregor

“I love money because I’ve earned it. I won sixty G’s with my first knockout – and the week before, I was collecting social welfare.”― Conor McGregor

“Trash talk? Smack talk? This is an American term that makes me laugh. I simply speak the truth. I’m an Irish man.”― Conor McGregor

“I always teach myself calm and visualization stuff.”― Conor McGregor

“We’re the only animal that wakes up and doesn’t stretch.”― Conor McGregor

“I have a self-defense mind. I’ve had it all my life.”― Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor always respect his national flag
Conor McGregor always respect his national flag

“When I am free to train and free to move, I feel like a gorilla in the jungle. Then, when there are a bunch of media obligations, I feel like I have been captured and am being kept on display.”― Conor McGregor

“Cage Warriors is a brilliant organisation. They’re doing great things for European MMA, and they’re giving the platform for guys like me who came through. They’re vital. I’m forever grateful for the opportunities I got.”― Conor McGregor

“Even when I was a kid, everything I had was the best.”― Conor McGregor

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“I like to look good, my friend.”― Conor McGregor

“I want to be an expert in different fighting styles, new training methods, new ways of thinking.”― Conor McGregor

“I used to pretend that my Peugeot driving to the gym in the rain in Dublin was a Ferrari on the Vegas strip.”― Conor McGregor

“When I prepare, I am not messing around. I find the right places, the right people, and the right environment. Iceland is one of those places.”― Conor McGregor

“I have a deep, deep belief that if I tell you I’m going to crack you with a clean shot to the chin inside one minute of the first round and you will be unconscious, well, then that’s what will happen.”― Conor McGregor

“Everything I’ve been thinking, every vision, even down to every shot I throw, it just ends up here in reality. Whether it was in a fight and how to react or whether it was in a stadium with screaming fans or whether I was in a fancy car or the best clothes ever, I always put myself somewhere.”― Conor McGregor

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“I’ve learned new footwork patterns that are very unusual. I’ve learned how to find a lower centre of gravity, and I’ve found more angles to throw shots.”― Conor McGregor

“I don’t look at a man who’s expert in one area as a specialist. I look at him as a rookie in ten other areas.”― Conor McGregor

“Competition gives me energy. It keeps me focused.”― Conor McGregor

“People like to blame others. I think a person should just look at their own situation, look around them, find out what they wish to do, and seek and go and do that. And that’s it.― Conor McGregor

“There’s people that tried to celebrate when I lost that got nothing to do with it. That’s not the sign of a champion.”― Conor McGregor

“Not a lot of people or pros in this game know how to train correctly. That’s why they don’t have a long career. Their body gets banged up. They get into a rhythm of heavy sparring and heavy work, but through that, they’re limiting movement.”― Conor McGregor

Muhammad Ali is a legend, a hero of mine.”― Conor McGregor

“People think hard sparring will get you sharp. And you do get sharp in the gym. But anytime I’ve trained that way, I’ve actually been a little bit flatter in the fight. And the knockout shot hasn’t come. It’s almost because my training has been too hard.”― Conor McGregor

“Posture for combat is so vital.”― Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor beats Cowboy Cerrone
Conor McGregor beats Cowboy Cerrone

“We come bulletproof in Ireland. We’re reared tough, and we fight.”― Conor McGregor

“That’s what I do this for, to secure my family’s future. I don’t care about anything else. I’m able to spoil people, and that’s the best thing.”― Conor McGregor

“Life is about growing and improving and getting better.”― Conor McGregor

“What can I say? I’m a talker.”― Conor McGregor

“My goal is to be number one in MMA.”― Conor McGregor

“There are a lot of people who don’t know me and what I am all about.”― Conor McGregor

“I feel you’re in charge of your own situation.”― Conor McGregor

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“The only time my records are going to be broken is by my own spawn. I’m going be training that child out the womb.”― Conor McGregor

“Nobody is my boss.”― Conor McGregor

“I run New York City!”― Conor McGregor

“I always put myself out there. I’m not afraid to commit to something.”― Conor McGregor

“I am not afraid of saying something and going and pursuing it. That’s it. I see it in my mind. I say it out loud. I go and do it.”― Conor McGregor

“I am not stupid. I am a very bright guy. I know that in the fighting game, you get people who get brain damage and do themselves long-term harm.”― Conor McGregor

“I’ve read a lot of books on the laws of attraction, and in my home, I have a big book on Muhammad Ali, which I’ve read because he is, like, a hero of mine, but other than that, no, I’m not a big reader.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m just a kid that defied the odds. I’m just a kid that ignored the doubt. I’m just a kid from a little place in Dublin, Ireland, that went all the way, and I’m going to continue to go all the way.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m focusing on me. I’m focusing on my family’s security, my family’s financial security, so that’s all I can do.”― Conor McGregor

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“I want to negotiate what I’m worth. I want to put my analytics forward, man-to-man, and to be like, ‘This is what I’m owed now. Pay me.’ And then we can talk.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m already the face of the UFC, plus the face of boxing, WWE, and Hollywood.”― Conor McGregor

“You beat him verbally. You beat him mentally, and then finally, you beat him physically. That’s the three ways to beat a man.”― Conor McGregor

“’This guy’s a clown! He’s just all talk!’ I’ve heard that many times in my career. And then they’re sleeping in the middle of the octagon.”― Conor McGregor

“There is definitely an addiction to money that I have.”― Conor McGregor

“When I do something, I do it full steam ahead.”― Conor McGregor

“I see fighters make funny videos about me and stick them on Facebook and get 20 likes. When I make a video, I sell it to Fox and make seven figures. That’s the difference.”― Conor McGregor

“The mixed martial arts way of life will give you focus.”― Conor McGregor

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“I’m going to change the way martial arts is viewed. I’m going to change the game. I’m going to change the way people approach fighting.”― Conor McGregor

“Clean fighting solves everything. It ends all bad blood and any ill feelings people have. That’s my thoughts.”― Conor McGregor

“A good feeling for me is when you train, and then you put on fresh clothes. New clothes after a training session – you have this rush of endorphins from exercise that everybody gets, and then you get that nice feeling of fresh clothes. It’s a double whammy.”― Conor McGregor

“Glutes are power.”― Conor McGregor

“Ritual is another word for fear, manifested in a different way.”― Conor McGregor

“The thing about the truth is, not a lot of people can handle it.”― Conor McGregor

“People say that I’m a boxer. I actually started with kick boxing, and then I moved onto boxing, and then I moved onto grappling.”― Conor McGregor

“I never got into training to be an All-Ireland boxing champ or to win a belt. At the start, I just got into it to learn how to defend myself when I got into situations.”― Conor McGregor

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“When I say something’s going to happen, it’s going to happen.”― Conor McGregor

“I carry the flag of Ireland all the time. I want to represent my country.”― Conor McGregor

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“I don’t fight in chase of an individual. I hear this sometimes where fighters work their whole careers to reach a matchup with a certain individual. I do not think in that way.”― Conor McGregor

“There’s many ups and downs in the fight game.”― Conor McGregor

“I kind of love Cole Miller.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m just trying to be myself. I’m not trying to be anyone else.”― Conor McGregor

“I am fearless.”― Conor McGregor

“I knew I’d be in the UFC since I started my career.”― Conor McGregor

“I have the greatest job in the world. I get paid loads of cash for beating the crap out of people. And I’m very good at it.”― Conor McGregor

“My dream is to be World Lightweight Champion in the UFC. Have more money than I know what to do with. And have a great life for my kids, grandkids, and everyone in my family.”― Conor McGregor

“People are so caught in a routine, doing the same things over and over.”― Conor McGregor

“Why go through life if you’re not going to challenge yourself?”― Conor McGregor

“Any top-level athlete, it’s always the same. There’s always that hint of arrogance there… It’s hard to be humble when you’re the best.”― Conor McGregor

“If you are surrounded by your competition and you are outworking these people, outmaneuvering these people, it’s hard not to let your confidence take over. It just builds and builds and builds.”― Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor with his family
Conor McGregor with his family

“I will fight in many weight divisions.”― Conor McGregor

“At 155, I will be the same animal, an even better animal.”― Conor McGregor

“Some people take defeat and losses a certain way. You see how some fighters take losses.”― Conor McGregor

“I break orbital bones.”― Conor McGregor

“People think I’m a celebrity. I’m not a celebrity.”― Conor McGregor

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“Boxing is limited fighting with a specific rule set. Fighting is true, where you can do anything.”― Conor McGregor

“When you’re faced with an opponent, the media asks the questions, and I answer truthfully. I don’t hold back.”― Conor McGregor

“I don’t feel that emotion is a good thing to have in combat. You must be cold.”― Conor McGregor

“If they let people go fight jiu-jitsu tournaments, they can’t stop me going to fight a boxing fight.”― Conor McGregor

“What someone else does or doesn’t do has no effect on me and what I do.”― Conor McGregor

“I certainly would not like to end up in a tie-up with Ms. Rousey.”― Conor McGregor

“What it’s like to be me? You know, it’s good to be me. My life is good.”― Conor McGregor

“It could be if I fight in front of one person or one million people. It’s still the same emotions.”― Conor McGregor

“I just figured out that if I gave my all into this game – if I put everything into the fight business – then I would eventually run the fight business.”― Conor McGregor

“Many people don’t understand ring control. They think they do until they’re against someone who really understands how to set traps, how to create holes in the octagon that they fall into.”― Conor McGregor

“I sleep people. I put people unconscious. I’m stating facts.”― Conor McGregor

“If I hit a man, his head is gonna go into the bleachers.”― Conor McGregor

“I am in the fighting game. I don’t care about anything else. I don’t watch the news, I don’t care about politics, I don’t care about other sports. I don’t care about anything I don’t need to care about. This is my sport: it is my life. I study it; I think about it all the time. Nothing else matters.”― Conor McGregor

“I believe in believing. My coach John Kavanagh is a big atheist, and he is always trying to persuade people to his way of thinking, and I think, ‘What a waste of energy.’ If people want to believe in this god or that god, that’s fine by me; believe away. But I think we can be our own gods. I believe in myself.”― Conor McGregor

“From the moment I open my eyes, I’m trying to free my body. I’m trying to get looser, more flexible, to gain control. Movement is medicine to me.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m interested in movement, and I’m interested in money, and I’m interested in the movement of money.”― Conor McGregor

“I want to be financially secure by the time I have kids.”― Conor McGregor

“You might be tough, but you can only be so tough for so long, you know what I mean? The brain can only take so much damage. The body can only take so much damage.”― Conor McGregor

“I’d love to go into WWE and have a real knock and see what’s what.”― Conor McGregor

“Yeah, the Mac Life… it’s about sipping some tea, getting together with the knitting circle. You know I like origami, right? That’s how you get to be notorious.”― Conor McGregor

“I think I am the greatest fighter in any class. I know I can hold two, maybe even three belts.”― Conor McGregor

“The left paw has done me well over the years. I’m not a scientist, I’m a martial artist.”― Conor McGregor

“I’m committed to the fight game.”― Conor McGregor

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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