MMA: Conor McGregor can't rest on past glories, says UFC veteran Frankie Edgar

Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor recently courted controversy again after he was arrested on Monday in Florida after getting into an altercation with a fan, which ended with the fighter smashing the fan's phone on the ground.
Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor recently courted controversy again after he was arrested on Monday in Florida after getting into an altercation with a fan, which ended with the fighter smashing the fan's phone on the ground.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar Conor McGregor risks diluting his legacy as one of the greats of the sport if he continues to be mired in controversies outside the cage, without proving himself inside it.

That is the view of veteran Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Frankie Edgar, who is in town for the grand opening of the first UFC Gym Singapore - the fitness franchise of the world's top MMA organisation on Friday (March 15).

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