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Unlike novice ‘rat bags,’ buttery Conor McGregor has ‘the best ground-and-pound’ in UFC – MMA Root



Unlike novice ‘rat bags,’ buttery Conor McGregor has ‘the best ground-and-pound’ in UFC

Conor McGregor is back in the bottle.

Namely, the bottle of cocoa butter tanning butter, which is expected to leave “Notorious” with “butter butterscotch skin” as he prepares for “yacht season” on his snazzy new ship. Maybe it’s the fumes from his sunscreen that have him talking crazy?

“I have the best ground and pound in the game,” McGregor, 33, wrote on Instagram. “My highest spike percentage doesn’t actually come from my standing horizontal backhand, as most assume. My highest final win percentage actually comes from the accuracy of my vertical hits (you guys are all newbies at vertical hits. Arm hitters. Ask the umpire to stop hitters. Drop on yourself hitters.) I don’t miss g’n’p. I don’t hit the arms. I don’t fall. I hit the face, head and skull soft.”

I’m not sure what performances McGregor is talking about, but it’s worth noting that “Notorious” has now lost three of his last four and finished in all three losses. Perhaps he’s referring to his welterweight victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, where McGregor landed 13 of 16 punches on the ground.

“That’s how you’ve seen people against me absolutely divided,” McGregor continued. It looks like a few golf balls have just been thrown off the tee of a driving range. Fully open skin. However, I, the skin like butter. Many times I haven’t even messed up my hair. That’s why a lot of these rat bags like to hate. I’m smooth as butter with it. The richest, the baddest, the most unscathed. Anyway, rat bags, it’s almost yacht season, or as I like to call it, butterscotch fur season.”

McGregor is expected to return from a broken leg injury later in the year.