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Conor McGregor explains what he learned from Ronda Rousey’s loss to Holly Holm

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The only real comparison to Ronda Rousey in the UFC right now is Conor McGregor. Rousey and McGregor are the biggest stars in the promotion, pull in the most impressive numbers and are more than likely the highest paid.

Last month, McGregor watched Rousey fall by second-round knockout to Holly Holm in Australia. Seeing the fight and everything leading up to it, McGregor learned some things that he might be able to apply to himself, he said Wednesday during a UFC 194 media lunch.

“Maybe just push everything away,” McGregor said. “I know there was problems. I can’t really see her situation. I don’t know her situation. From looking from where I was at, I could see that maybe she’s doing a little too much on the media side. That coupled with personal life that I don’t know about, maybe could’ve hampered her training a little bit. Maybe could have hampered her mind. And then the particular style of opponent in Holly. It all kind of combined into making her a little bit too emotionally invested.”

McGregor, who taped “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Wednesday, will have a full slate of media between now and his fight ….View original article

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