Georges St-Pierre Chimes in on Conor McGregor: “Must Change His Life Style”
The UFC legend Georges St-Pierre knows how it’s like to be at the top, and raises a warning to superstar Conor McGregor.
McGregor has only one victory in his four recent UFC fights. He came up short against Poirier twice in a row, and lost against the goat Khabib Nurmagomedov back in October 2018. Despite this, “The Notorious” continues to be the face of the sport, but it has not always been a positive thing.
Recently, McGregor has been involved in a series of scandals that have led his fans and UFC colleagues to question his future as an athlete. In September, he ended up in a high-profile quarrel with musician Machine Gun Kelly on the red carpet, and in October, he was accused of breaking the nose of an Italian celebrity DJ while partying.
His lack of success in the cage and recurring scandals outside the Octagon have made McGregor a controversial figure. One of those who says that McGregor is in decline and needs to change his lifestyle is the former UFC champion “Rush” Georges St-Pierre.
“Conor McGregor, his popularity has started to decline,” the former UFC champion said in an interview with Sporf. [McGregor’s level] was very high in the beginning and then I talk not only about money and for the organization, but also in status and ranking.
– Now he has dropped, and his popularity has declined. There have been some fights where [his status] has gone down a bit. There is a possibility that he can come back (to the top) again, but I do not think it will go well for him now. He needs to change his lifestyle.
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What’s next for Conor McGregor?
Conor McGregor has said that he aims to be able to spar again in 2022 and after that he intends to work his way back for a comeback. There is no indication that McGregor is even considering retiring and he has no shortage of opponents.
A number of fighters have challenged McGregor, and one of his most likely opponents may be Michael Chandler. The former Bellator champion has become a crowd favorite in the UFC despite winning only one of his three fights against top opponents.
In his last fight, Chandler fought against Justin Gaethje but eventually lost by decision. Chandler then challenged McGregor, who gladly accepted the match and congratulated him on an impressive performance.