Conor McGregor is eager to return to the UFC: Exclusive interview with Ariel Helwani | SportsCenter

Share
Embed
  • Published on Aug 23, 2019
  • UFC lightweight Conor McGregor joins Ariel Helwani on SportsCenter for his first interview since October of 2018. McGregor proclaims that he is ready to return to fight in the UFC and is very eager to do so. He also tells Helwani that he is wanting to come back to fight for respect and redemption after his recent run-ins with the law.
    ✔ For more UFC, sign up for ESPN+ plus.espn.com/ufc
    ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn
    ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on TheXvid: es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoTheXvid
    ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on TheXvid: bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoESPNFC
    ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on TheXvid: bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN
    ✔ Watch ESPN on TheXvid TV: es.pn/TheXvidTV
    ESPN on Social Media:
    ► Follow on Twitter: espn
    ► Like on Facebook: espn
    ► Follow on Instagram: espn
    Visit ESPN on TheXvid to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, College Football, NCAA Basketball, soccer and more.
    More on ESPN.com: www.espn.com
  • SportsSports

Comments • 11 133

  • Troy Mason
    Troy Mason Day ago

    4:03 - If you come back in that state you will end up like bj penn

  • Luis Sanchez
    Luis Sanchez 2 days ago

    Conor- my fooot was a ballooon.
    RDA- *foot is actually a ballooon.
    Conor- I’ve heard ice works wonder

  • Android Gaming
    Android Gaming 2 days ago

    I m khabib fan but feeling sad for him what did he become

  • SurferDON Biggavelle

    Very Trump Like Facial Expression .

  • Darth Vader
    Darth Vader 6 days ago

    Well it could have been worse for McGregor, image if punched a female 🤔

  • Di Chanel
    Di Chanel 6 days ago

    He's talking very fast, I think this clown better be a rapper

  • Abdullah Khan
    Abdullah Khan 6 days ago +3

    Man it seems that khabib has destroyed him in out completely

  • Jack Shite
    Jack Shite 6 days ago +1

    I want to feel sorry for him because this is really sad, but he hasn't learnt. Rape allegations, bus incident, smashing fans phones, hitting the ref at Bellator, cheating on his wife with public pics released, allegedly having a baby to another woman, hitting an elderly man on a bar stool, total coke head and drunk, it's just a train wreck.

  • Lil Rewb
    Lil Rewb 7 days ago

    Ariel: So Conor, why did you hit that old man?
    Conor: My FoOt WaS A bAlLoOn

  • Motion Mayer
    Motion Mayer 7 days ago +14

    Tony Ferguson is the type of guy whose balloon was a foot.

  • Mark Keane
    Mark Keane 8 days ago +1

    He broke his hand on the old guys head lol

  • Harald Selliseth
    Harald Selliseth 8 days ago +1

    Sounds like Khabib gave him some brain damage

  • Ian Dog
    Ian Dog 8 days ago

    This guy is finished

  • Awesome
    Awesome 8 days ago

    Connor is one of the best fighters in the world, one of the best self-made Fighters as well. He didn't have a father training him his whole life, he didn't have anyone and still proved himself to be an incredible athlete and Warrior. In my opinion he should retire and enjoy his hard-earned Rewards.

  • Chris Bowman
    Chris Bowman 9 days ago

    The retorn of Conor McGregor.

  • JUMMES 110
    JUMMES 110 9 days ago +1

    Hes like bossbaby🤣❤

  • Guillermo 237
    Guillermo 237 9 days ago +1

    LETSGOOO

  • Madara Uchiha
    Madara Uchiha 9 days ago +1

    *MY FOOOT WASS BALLOOOOEEEEEENNNNNN*

  • Marcelo Viana
    Marcelo Viana 9 days ago

    Ariel "biased" Helwani

  • Speedy Bohlke
    Speedy Bohlke 9 days ago

    Stfu McGregor

  • Oooh my gaaad
    Oooh my gaaad 9 days ago

    Come on Conor Your foot wasn't a balloon when you were using by fence and doing all the illegal tactic you fight dirty illegal elbows and everything else

  • Ana With One N
    Ana With One N 9 days ago

    This was pathetic. Karma’s a dirty one, shithead.

  • Kevin Chavez
    Kevin Chavez 9 days ago +1

    Big mcgregor fan... but man.. he isn’t the guy I knew anymore

  • Aaron Phone
    Aaron Phone 10 days ago

    His accent is thick. Like when he was 16.

  • bilal ark
    bilal ark 10 days ago +1

    Looks like he s got depressed after kabib mauled him..

  • Missy jenns amputated penis Mmm

    Ariel, why didnt you ask him what he meant , when he told khabib "its just buisiness" in the cage

  • Missy jenns amputated penis Mmm

    Khabib betterbwatch out..MC-rousey is gonna start grappling..

  • Charles Summers
    Charles Summers 10 days ago

    Conor could have took the world by storm more then ever but he couldn't keep his head small enough..

  • Oggy Oggy
    Oggy Oggy 10 days ago

    He’s now known as C.M. punk.

  • Abdul Charawani
    Abdul Charawani 10 days ago +1

    Khabib really humbled this bloke

  • Jesse C
    Jesse C 10 days ago

    Connor didn't build the UFC, he just connected with all the leftover viewers from the Kardashians. And there will be a new clown show to take his place tomorrow.

  • i SkyWalKing
    i SkyWalKing 11 days ago

    This is one of the most embarrassing interviews of ALL time...

  • raptor_doing
    raptor_doing 11 days ago

    My foot is a baloon

  • Ray Ban
    Ray Ban 11 days ago

    No one fookin cares Connor

  • joker joker
    joker joker 11 days ago +8

    Reporter :" you sound as motivated as ever, but i wanna ask you.."
    Connor : "hhhn, hmhmmh, mmhmh, hhhkn,mmmhnhm"

  • Jim MoeFoe
    Jim MoeFoe 11 days ago +3

    Now look at the press conference of Jose Also vs Conor in Rio, Brazil.
    He's like a different man.

  • Harold Worsham Sr.
    Harold Worsham Sr. 11 days ago

    McGregor don't want any smoke from Khabib, dude is like a Spider Monkey, he is a superior grappler, he will dominate McGregor all over again. Hats off to McGregor, would love to see him come back.

  • awis linear
    awis linear 12 days ago +1

    He blinks with the same frequency as he took Floyd's right straights

  • One
    One 12 days ago

    he ran out of money

  • Da7upguy
    Da7upguy 12 days ago

    there is no doubt in my mind that even though it seems like he is on coke or something, I believe he has just lost his mind like he said he would a long time ago. he's changed and not for the better and I don't know if we will see the old Conor ever again. we are being shown the mind lost Conor.

  • Teddi786 OG
    Teddi786 OG 12 days ago

    It's in you to tap out

  • Alka Zeicer
    Alka Zeicer 12 days ago

    After all sh** talking he has to eat it all out.. Lost even his own fans for punching old man - disrespect and disgrace to the sport. Should hide in shame..

  • CHARMIT Singh
    CHARMIT Singh 12 days ago

    Conor McGregor ❤

  • atal jay
    atal jay 12 days ago

    That's vodka in his glass

  • Metti Kaliente
    Metti Kaliente 13 days ago +7

    Connor looks like he just came out of rehab

    • Negative Vizion
      Negative Vizion 9 days ago

      maybe he did. some type of private rehab facility that keeps everything low key. regardless, i hope he can break whatever addiction he may have. whether it be coke, alcohol, etc.

  • Erwin Rommel Famador
    Erwin Rommel Famador 13 days ago +1

    Quite sure McGregor is now hiding in his mom’s undies! He’s scared of Khabib! 😂😂😂😂

  • Mad Cat Sphere
    Mad Cat Sphere 13 days ago

    From now til Conor fights and loses to Khabib again you guys better enjoy these moments. Cuz he's on his way out til...

  • Brijesh pratap
    Brijesh pratap 13 days ago +2

    A...
    I want to see next second fight Conor vs khabib
    Plz return McGregor
    And show all over whole world you are 💯% best light weight fighter in the UFC history.

  • Supreme Kai
    Supreme Kai 13 days ago

    The man was not old he was 50, Dana is 50 and so is Joe, they can take punches like that all day it wasn't a big deal let it go.

  • eagle fire
    eagle fire 13 days ago

    Khabib really show him real figth

  • Ben Zeltser
    Ben Zeltser 13 days ago +1

    I think its an act of poorness. he must look weak after such brutal behaviour. all part of the plan.
    he is scientist level intelligent
    but we CANNOT overlook him punching a 60 year old man.
    imagine your dad over there.
    I dont know about you but when I get that thought my nerves hit the celling and I feel like breaking the mans face with a D9

  • SlaVic__PoWer RU.united
    SlaVic__PoWer RU.united 13 days ago +1

    Its money the destroyed Conor. Money Alc and Drugs.

  • Sergio Bascunan
    Sergio Bascunan 13 days ago

    Drama Queen... and good old at sucking Conor's cock... Ariel Helwani

  • Bacon ツ King
    Bacon ツ King 14 days ago

    I pulled a cock muscle watching this shit

  • Abdel Fr
    Abdel Fr 14 days ago +3

    Khabib ended your fooking career already and you look miserable.

  • Maximus Meridius
    Maximus Meridius 14 days ago

    Mr Excuses.

  • Andrei Sames
    Andrei Sames 14 days ago +1

    We are here Conor, were still for you brother, even though many so far turned into bitches

  • leslie alcantara
    leslie alcantara 14 days ago

    upload the whole video you foooking kunt , doesnt sound like McGregor at all sounds anxious and desperate not composed and no confidence.. he is a shell of who he was

  • Manchester United
    Manchester United 15 days ago +1

    I have done coke before and I can confirm he’s on coke he’s not composed and relaxed he’s speaking too quick and most likely telling lies and feeding you with what you want too hear

    • Marko Milosevski
      Marko Milosevski 13 days ago

      True man.. friend of mine met a person from Ireland in Bulgaria, he told him that he is training in Cavanaugh's academy.. he also showed him a picture with Conor and told him that he is doing some coke. Maybe is true maybe not but after footages like this I'd rather concern that as a true claim.

  • Martian Moon
    Martian Moon 15 days ago +1

    My fOoT wAs a balLOOn