'Conor McGregor Wannabe' Gives Scathing Post-Fight Interview Exactly Like The Man Himself
Conor McGregor's teammate James Gallagher gave a passionate post-fight interview after defeating Cal Ellenor - and he sounded exactly like 'The Notorious.'
The 23-year-old stayed in the octagon following his victory and he did not hold back when discussing his aspirations.
In a voice and style that many think was a homage to the 'Champ-champ,' Gallagher said: "I come here the best I've ever been. I didn't talk, they all say it's all talk.
"I've had my mouth shut for months and I still came in and silenced the whole f**king division!"
When asked who he'd like to fight next, 'The Strabanimal' replied: "Them all! Give me everyone, anyone, a big bag of money and I'll fight any f**king one of them!
"I'm too smart, I'm too smart for them. Back where I come from, I'm the toughest motherf**ker in the whole thing, nobody can stop me!"
Gallagher goes on to finish the interviewing by saying: "I'm the third main event, I'm 23-year-old, everyone counts me out but I count myself in every f**king time!
:flag_ie: :clap: GALLAGHER GETS THE TAP!- Bellator Europe (@Bellator_Europe) October 3, 2020
⁰ @StrabanimalMMA went to work on the rear-naked choke and after some great hand work secured the submission on Ellenor at the close of round :one:.⁰⁰#BellatorMilan pic.twitter.com/Wq3Q5qTq3i
"Give me that belt. It's mine."
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Fans have reacted to the interview and they were quick to comment on Strabane-born Gallagher's voice, and how similar he sounded to Dublin-born McGregor.
That James Gallagher interview is so painful to watch- Sean McLaughlin (@seanmcl11) October 5, 2020
He needs to stop trying to be like McGregor and be himself he still very cringy when he's on the mic.- Open Eyes 323 (@323Eyes) October 3, 2020
When you order Conor on Wish.- Stiff Jab (@jab_stiff) October 4, 2020
Gallagher responded to fans questioning his accent, explaining it is down to travelling around other countries as a youngster.
"Prob stayed there when I moved to Dublin when I was 14 and started travelling to new countries every month and no one understands what you're saying, it changes over time," he replied on Twitter.
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