‘The Big Bambimo’ – Millionaire UFC Megastar Conor McGregor compares himself to Yankees icon Babe Ruth


Conor McGregor has been one of the biggest names in the MMA community. Known for his fearless fights in the MMA cage, McGregor has established himself as one of the finest fighters of the current era. Although MMA fights are famous the world over, McGregor breathed new life into mixed martial arts games.


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Often referred to as “The Notorious”, McGregor also goes by the name of “The Big Bambino.” Only a few people know this, but “The Bambino” is the nickname of MLB icon and New York Yankees legend Babe Ruth. Because the MLB legend heavily inspired the MMA superstar.


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Speaking of Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees, now is the best time to be a Yankees fan. Because the Pinstripes are rioting in Major League Baseball this season.


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And just like Conor McGregor, the Yankees aren’t giving their opponent a chance in the stadiums this season.

Is Conor McGregor the Babe Ruth of UFC MMA?

There’s a reason Conor McGregor often draws comparisons to the Yankees legend. During his playing days, Babe Ruth was probably the most talented player in baseball. Besides being a clean hitter of the game, Ruth was also a good pitcher from the mound.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 09: Conor McGregor poses during a weigh-in ceremony for UFC 264 at T-Mobile Arena on July 09, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

And The Notorious is no different. Just like Ruth, the Irish fighter has a different skill set in his game. This is the reason why McGregor is a modern day great in mixed martial arts. The 33-year-old has been a success story since his youth.

Recently, McGregor compared his younger self to the MLB icon. Taking to Twitter, he quoted a tweet congratulating him on taking up the sport at 26. McGregor wrote, “The Big Bambino is calling me.”


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McGregor’s UFC record

It’s not that McGregor hasn’t lost a fight in his professional career. he was defeated several times. But what makes him great is his elite mentality of giving nothing away against any opponent. Even though the matches he lost, McGregor put up a tough fight against his opponent.

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With 22 wins out of 28 fights, the Irish fighter is one of the greatest athletes in the world. Power, punch timing and footwork are Conor McGregor’s greatest strengths.

McGregor has yet to announce who will fight next. Who do you want to face McGregor in his next fight?


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