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07th Dec 2015

VIDEO: Conor McGregor talks about what it was like to fight The Mountain

Uphill task


Conor McGregor’s showdown with Jose Aldo is almost upon us.

The Irishman claims he has been training his whole life for this fight, but it was a sparring session during his preparation that has people talking.

McGregor prepared for his title fight by taking on Hafthor Julius Bjornsson – aka Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane from Game of Thrones.

So what was it like for the 5ft 7in McGregor to take on the 6ft 8in Bjornsson?

The Notorious opened up about the sparring session at a recent press conference in Los Angeles.