Boxers appear to love difficult Conor McGregor to a contest within the ring, however relating to a cage combat there are lots much less folks lining as much as discuss smack concerning the Irish sports activities star. However one man prepared to step into McGregor’s world and take his lumps is former WBF featherweight champion and fellow countryman Patrick Hyland.
Hyland went 31-Three over an expert profession that spanned from 2004 to 2016. However he was unable to do way more than get just a few pawing jabs off within the cage earlier than “The Infamous” took him down and handed effortlessly to mount.
“What do I do?!?” Hyland yells as he will get dragged to the canvas. “I don’t know what to do!”
Even after they stand again up and maintain issues standing, Hyland merely has no response to the barrage of kicks McGregor throws. In desperation he makes an attempt just a few takedowns of his personal.
“Oh so that you’re a wrestler now?” McGregor says playfully after the try.
A second takedown try from Hyland ends with McGregor touchdown proper into mount, the place he rapidly transitions to an armbar. They reset once more and after some extra forwards and backwards with Conor utilizing his kicks to maintain the boxer at bay, McGregor finishes off the spherical with a ultimate takedown that dumps Hyland arduous on his again.
The footage comes from The Mac Life archives and was filmed by McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh again in 2013 as McGregor ready to combat Max Holloway. Whereas it’s clearly only a playful spar, it goes to indicate you simply how few solutions a boxer has when introduced with the complete vary of assaults possessed by a prime combined martial artist.
Now if solely McGregor can persuade Floyd Mayweather to step into the cage towards him…