Top 5 Most Iconic Hairstyles of ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor
When it comes to the most stylish fighter on the UFC roster, it’s hard to deny that Conor McGregor’s name doesn’t come to mind. Whether it be arriving at the arena in a supercar or sporting the best suits, McGregor delivers. Every time he gets ready to fight, fans immediately know that they are in for a show.
A pivotal part of Conor McGregor’s ensemble is the haircuts that he is seen sporting before his fights. The MMA community has come to define various moments in McGregor’s illustrious career through the fresh cuts he’s pulled off through the years. Let’s take a look at some of the most iconic haircuts that Conor McGregor has flaunted in the past.
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5. UFC 189: Conor McGregor vs Chad Mendes
The Irishman’s long, somewhat unruly hair in his fight against Chad Mendes is something fans cannot forget. The imagery of that fight lives on in the minds of fans. Chiefly, his hair strewn over his face made for some iconic photography.
His post-fight speech in the cage after winning the interim featherweight title was one of the last times fans saw this timeless look.
4. UFC 202: McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2
Much was made about McGregor’s rematch against Nate as he was beaten in the UFC for the first time when they met at UFC 196. The headlines were jam-packed with how McGregor was completely dialed in and focused on the fight. His buzz-cut look was indicative of his stoic demeanor, and it was clear that McGregor meant business.
3. UFC 205: McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez
When challenging for his second UFC title, Conor McGregor was seen with a clean fade with hair of moderate length. This was a considerable change from the last time fans saw him at UFC 202 when he fought Nate Diaz.
Considering the quick turn around it was surprising to see McGregor looking completely different from his previous outing. However, such occurrences have fueled the idea amongst the MMA community that McGregor’s haircut predicts the outcome of the fight.
2. UFC 257: McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2
The aforementioned scrap is where ‘Motivated McGregor’ was truly actualized amongst fans and his look had something to do with it. Conor McGregor decided to go with a clean shaved head that was quite different from his earlier buzz cut.
McGregor took to social media and shared his current look with fans and it seems as though he’s keeping things short for the trilogy.
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1. UFC 246: McGregor vs Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone’
McGregor was returning to action since losing his belt to Khabib Nurmagomedov and fans were awaiting his return. McGregor showed up to fight week with a slicked-back haircut that is considered by many to be his most stylish. Whether it be at press conferences or in his octagon interview, McGregor’s look took off.
Since then, McGregor has opted for a buzz-cut look and has maintained a shorter hair length to this day. However, his aura during fight week, sporting a retro slicked back look, is something that has become iconic.
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