The top two on the UFC 205 card in New York City were in particularly confrontational moods when they came head-to-head.
That was even delayed by the lateness of McGregor, something that drew ire from Alvarez who saw the Irishman’s tardiness as disrespectful.
He went on to say that McGregor was not the figure Ireland deserved before walking off prior to McGregor’s arrival.
When he finally did turn up all hell broke loose, resulting in a snatched title, antics with a chair and Dana White having to hold back his most marketable commodity as tempers flared.
Who do you think will win; McGregor or Alvarez?
Who’s excited for fight night in the Big Apple?
Conor McGregor speaks exclusively to UFC’s Megan Olivi about his upcoming UFC 205 main event bout with Eddie Alvarez, offers his ‘Mystic Mac’ predictions.
One of those is that he will knockout Alvarez in the first round, such is the confidence of McGregor.
The Irishman does say that he hopes Alvarez goes the distance and also says that fighting in New York is an exciting prospect.
What are your own predictions for the UFC 205 card and who do you think will win out of McGregor and Alvarez?