Conor and Nate have a few things they can bond over. The mutual respect from both beating and losing to each other, the fact that they’ve made each other very rich, and also calling out a reporter when feel that his question was disrespectful.
The reporter was asking about Conor tapping out to Nate’s choke quickly, which rubber them the wrong way… Check it out:
It’s got to be hard being a reporter for MMA when these guys have huge personalities and are always looking for an opportunity to create some sound bites. Sometimes, with huge fights like these, a lot of different media outlets come out. Note, this is a throwback clip, this isn’t new. When you have people from outlets that aren’t used to covering MMA, they’re going to do their best and that’s all good. As much as people mock the MMA media, for the most part they have a lot of respect for the sport and they know how to talk to fighters so as to not say silly things that will offend them or tick them off.