5 Quotes From Conor McGregor about Confidence and Competition

Conor McGregor is the currently the most prolific, and perhaps the most polarizing fighter currently in Ultimate Fighting. He is known for having quite the gift of gab. Whether he’s touting his own talent or trying to get in the head of an opponent, chances are he’s going to say something memorable. Here are some quotes from McGregor that highlight his exuberant confidence and his drive to be the best fighter in the history of UFC. Believe it or not, you should be able to apply your these quotes and a McGregor mentality to your life as well.

“My success isn’t a result of arrogance, it’s a result of belief.”

This is a great quote that shows just how far confidence can take you in life. It’s a mentality that everyone, not just athletes should have. Success can be attributed to having the right mindset, and when McGregor steps into the Octagon, he fully believes that he’s going to win, and he does.

“When I say something’s going to happen, it’s going to happen.”

Again, McGregor is vaulted by his confidence, it enhances his mental toughness when he calls upon it. McGregor does so well because that tenacity never leaves him. His innate belief in his abilities leads to triumph.

“It’s good to make your brain work more than your body.”

Whether you’re in the Octagon or in the office, you have to think everything through. McGregor spends months training for fights so he can anticipate every the move of his opponents. While most of us don’t exert ourselves physically the way he does, you should approach each obstacle with the laser focus that McGregor does, and you’ll find yourself triumphant.

“Competition gives me energy. It keeps me focused.”

Everybody needs someone or something to not only aspire to but surpass. Again, you may not hold so much vitriol for your competition the way McGregor does, but you should actively for ways to become the absolute best however you can. Let the competition inspire you the way it inspires McGregor.

“When I do something, I do it full steam ahead.”

If you set a goal for yourself, the effort you put in can’t be barred by anything. Don’t give any excuses, just do everything imaginable to see things through. When you run into the first obstacle, work twice as hard to overcome it.

If you implement the MacGregor mentality into your own life, you may just find yourself replicating your success in your profession or on your pursuit to success. If reading this made you want to step in the Octagon, best of luck to you! (You may need it).