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NEW YORK -- It likely went down as the line of the night on Saturday at the UFCs historic debut at Madison Square Garden. Adidas Tubular Shadow Grigie . But it might as well sum up Conor McGregors entire career.Id like to take a chance to apologize to ... absolutely nobody! McGregor said, setting off a cacophony of noise -- both supportive and derisive -- inside the legendary arena.McGregor, fresh off of making history at UFC 205 by becoming the promotions first fighter to hold world titles in two weight divisions simultaneously, need not seek repentance from anyone in the fight game. Not even as his behavior in recent days, from showing up late once again at Thursdays news conference to answering questions with constant profanity, has become increasingly crass for even his standards.The worlds most famous fighter took over The Worlds Most Famous Arena and made it his home on Saturday with a second-round knockout of lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, just as he said he would do. In fact, just as he said he would do to every single fighter he has faced over 10 appearances in the Octagon since his 2013 debut -- save for a brief hiccup at welterweight against Nate Diaz in March, which he avenged four months later.As the great Muhammad Ali used to say, its not bragging if you can back it up. And until anyone at 145 -- where McGregor has held the UFCs featherweight title since last December -- or 155 pounds can do anything to stop him, the brazen Irish sensation has free reign to be just as Notorious as he wants to.The Ali reference is apropos in this sense because McGregor is the first combat sports athlete since The Greatest to truly possess Ali-like qualities. No, the parallel isnt perfect, particularly from the sense of cultural significance. But when it comes to entertainment value and the bold ability to back up the endless rhetoric that acts as his shield, McGregor stands alone within his own era.McGregors victory over Alvarez caps a 12-month span of financial and in-cage success that tops what any fighter has done in UFC history. So on the very same night as the 23rd anniversary of the UFC, in the promotions first appearance in the state of New York since 1997 following a well-documented battle, there was no other fighter worthy to have his face on the marquee on the brightest possible stage.Having already supplanted his contemporaries as the greatest draw in UFC history, McGregor is now attempting to creep closer toward the idea of becoming its greatest fighter, as well. No, hes not there yet. To many, he might not even be close. But hes building a resume that each day is becoming harder to quantify with an asterisk like what happens when he finally faces an elite wrestler with a full training camp? Those days, of penalizing his arrogance and lack of a complete game with qualifiers, is nearing completion.Are there fighters in both weight classes in which McGregor holds titles that you could legitimately favor to beat him tomorrow? No question. Unbeaten lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, who looked like a beast in mauling Michael Johnson on Saturday before calling out McGregor, is one of them.But the more he continues to make the kind of outrageous claims that hes talented and just crazy enough to actually back them up inside the cage -- while doing so in such spectacular and effortless fashion -- the closer McGregor comes to mixed martial arts immortality.Like Ali, he spoke of his all-time greatness from the very beginning, long before any of us -- or possibly himself -- was truly in a position to believe it. But theres no longer room to deny it.McGregor couldnt have said it any better Saturday after the fight when he proclaimed, Youve got to have size, reach, length -- youve got to have attributes to defeat me. One of those attributes is audacity, and right now he has no peer.For that, McGregor need not apologize. As long as he continues to back it up, the UFC is his world and the rest of us are just bystanders. Donna Adidas NMD CS2 City Sock PK Linen/Esecuzione Bianco CQ2039 .ca! Hi Kerry, Its another day and here we are looking at another dubious hit to the head. In this case Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky elbowed Saku Koivu in the head about a second after he dished off the puck to a teammate, knocking him unconscious. Adidas NMD R2 Primeknit . -- Ryan Getzlaf grabbed the three pucks wrapped in tape and held them up to his chest in the Anaheim Ducks dressing room for a celebration nine seasons in the making. . "Four now," Carl Gunnarsson told the Leaf Report proudly following a 5-2 victory over New York on Tuesday night, the clubs fifth straight at home. Hawthorn are backing Jack Fitzpatrick to be a September surprise packet after the ruckman delivered a clutch goal in the final round of the AFL season.Fitzpatrick played 22 games in five seasons at Melbourne and looked set for the scrapheap until the Hawks offloaded pick No.94 to secure him in last years trade period.Concussion kept Fitzpatrick on the sidelines for much of this year but the 25-year-old eventually returned to the VFL.Fitzpatrick was then called up for a club debut against Collingwood following Jon Ceglars knee injury.He didnt disappoint - kicking the final goal of a one-point victory the Hawks needed to grab a top-four spot.It was some kind of goal too.Fitzpatrick collected the ball after a centre bounce, burst through the middle and unloaded from over 55 metres out.He stepped up in a pretty big moment so that shows a bit about him, Hawks midfielder Isaac Smith said.It was a massive moment. We needed a goal. Someone had to kick it and he took it upon himself.Hopefully he grows in confidence from that.Hes had a few injuries so he hasnt been able to deliver on ... some pretty good pre-seaason form. Adidas Gazelle Uomo Nere. Its good now that hes fit and firing.Fitzpatrick supported Hawthorn as a child and already felt like he was proof that dreams could come true.Surreal I think is the feeling, he told the club website.Hopefully I can get a game (in week one of the finals) but if not Im sure whoever plays the role I did today will do a good job.Hawks coach Alastair Clarkson was full of praise for Fitzpatrick and Marc Pittonet, who rucked in the absence of Ceglar and Ben McEvoy.They came up against Brodie Grundy, who in the last six or eight weeks has been the best ruckman in the competition, Clarkson said.He played OK for them, Grundy.But given the task those two boys had and their inexperience, they did a fantastic job curbing the influence that he could have had on the game.If they continue to make a contribution like they did tonight theyve got a role to play (in finals).Clarkson said he was pretty certain McEvoy would return to face Geelong in week one of the finals. NFL T-shirts From China Cheap Jerseys 2020 Cheap NFL Gear Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Cheap Jerseys 2020 Cheap Jerseys ' ' '