Win or Learn : MMA, Conor Mcgregor and Me: A Trainer's Journey, Paperback

Win or Learn : MMA, Conor Mcgregor and Me: A Trainer's Journey Paperback



Conor McGregor's trainer tells the amazing story of his long road to success in the world's fastest-growing sport Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny lad who was frequently bullied.

As a young man, after suffering a bad beating when he intervened to help a woman who was being attacked, he decided he had to learn to defend himself.

Before long, he was training fighters in a tiny shed, and promoting the earliest mixed-martial arts events in Ireland. And then, a cocky kid called Conor McGregor walked into his gym ...In Win or Learn, John Kavanagh tells his own remarkable life story - which is at the heart of the story of the extraordinary explosion of MMA in Ireland and globally.

Employing the motto 'win or learn', Kavanagh has become a guru to young men and women seeking to master the arts of combat. And as the trainer of the world's most charismatic male MMA champion, his gym has become a magnet for talented fighters from all over the world.

Kavanagh's portrait of Conor McGregor - who he has seen in his lowest moments, as well as in his greatest triumphs - is a revelation. What emerges from Win or Learn is a remarkable portrait of ambition, discipline, and persistence in the face of years and years of disappointment.

It is a must read for every MMA fan - but also for anyone who wants to understand how to follow a dream and realize a vision. 'For anyone interested in following their dream to the end of the line' Tony Parsons 'It kept me up well past my bedtime' Sean O'Rourke, RTE Radio One


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Autobiography: sport
  • ISBN: 9781844883813



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