Conor McGregor’s popularity in Ireland exploded with the release of ‘The Notorious’ – a six-part feature series narrating McGregor’s life behind closed doors – which was allotted a prime-time slot on Ireland’s flagship broadcasting network RTE in January. As reported by sportsjoe.ie, the success of the Irishman’s tv narrative has enthused Fox Sports to broadcast the hit series to over 90 million homes in the US. A one-off ‘The Notorious’ documentary was previously featured on the Fox Sport’s network in January, the concluding chapter is set to roll out over six consecutive nights later in April.
Starring as the show’s main attraction and executive producer, ‘The Notorious’ takes viewers on a six-month journey into the Dubliner’s life; documenting his ascension to UFC stardom. The series takes an inside look at McGregor’s life behind the scenes, offering viewers with a unique perspective on the featherweight challengers’ private life. Conor’s interaction with friends and family is documented, as well as his work ethic and relationship with coaches and teammates behind closed gym doors at SBG.
Viewers are first introduced to McGregor’s battle with a torn ACL, suffered during his contest with Max Holloway in 2013 at UFC Fight Night 26. The show then delves into the 145-pound fighter’s preparation and victories over Diego Brandao, Dustin Poirier and Dennis Siver, concluding with the frenzied post-fight staredown with Jose Aldo at UFC Fight Night 59.
Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo will clash in the Octagon for the featherweight title at UFC 189 on July 11.
About the author