Notorious shows old habits die hard as he floors sparring partner… and then pummels him on the canvas in UFC-style flurry

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Ground and pound

Notorious and Money are in the final weeks of their training camps working towards the August 26 fight in Las Vegas

CONOR McGREGOR showed old habits die hard as he pulled off a UFC move during a sparring session.

The Irish superstar will switch the octogan for the ring when he make his boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather next month.

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Conor McGregor shared images of himself looking to attempt a ‘ground and pound’

Irish star Conor McGregor has ramped up the mind-games ahead of August fight

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Irish star Conor McGregor has ramped up the mind-games ahead of August fight

Notorious and Money are in the final weeks of training camp before the eagerly-anticipated Las Vegas showdown on August 26.

As the mind-games ramp-up, UFC’s McGregor posted images to his social media that appear to show the MMA star moving around his opponent after knocking him down looking for a ground-and-pound.

Both Mayweather and McGregor meet at the T-Mobile Arena in the US next month for their cross-sport super-fight.

To add to the mind-games, McGregor added a picture of him flooring opponent Marcus Brimage during his UFC debut.

Meanwhile Mayweather has claimed he will “knock McGregor the f*** out” when they fight.

Money, 40, who retired from boxing with a spotless 49-0 record, said: “Hey you – yeah you, it’s the one and only ladies and gentlemen, it’s Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.

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Conor McGregor appeared to leap on top of his downed opponent

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Conor McGregor appeared to leap on top of his downed opponent


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Conor McGregor will fight Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on August 26

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Conor McGregor will fight Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on August 26

“I’ve never been beat. NEVER. I’m knocking McGregor the f*** out.”

McGregor on the other hand recently compared himself to Batman after posting a video of himself in training.

He captioned the clip simply: “I am Batman.”

British boxing star Nicola Adams stoked the fire ahead of the much-anticipated fight, by claiming she could even beat McGregor.

Ahead of next month’s fight, Adams said: “I can see the interest, for me, Floyd Mayweather’s going to win hands down.

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Conor McGregor also shared an image of the finishing move from his UFC debut

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Conor McGregor also shared an image of the finishing move from his UFC debut

“It’s just a show really for everybody, a bit of a performance, a bit of entertainment.

“It’s not something you get to see everyday, a UFC fighter boxing a top class boxer, I definitely see Floyd Mayweather winning by knockout.

When it was mentioned to her if she would beat UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, Adams replied: “Yeah, definitely.

“Yeah definitely in the boxing ring, I don’t know about in the octagon, but in the boxing ring.”

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